Does Floyd have a better chance at beating Conor in MMA than Conor had at beating Floyd in boxing?

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  1. AndersonsFoot

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    I was discussing this with the MMA kid from Barstool Sports. I think Floyd has a better chance in MMA than Conor had in boxing, he said Conor had a "muuuuuuch" better shot in boxing. IMO, Conor had a 0% chance of out-boxing Floyd, so he had to rely on his power while using bigger gloves, and fighting the best defensive boxer of all time. So I gave him no shot whatsoever at being successful with that. He did land quite a bit, but didn't land anything that was even close to putting Floyd in trouble.

    Floyd's boxing will actually be a useful tool in MMA. He will get eaten alive by kicks, knees, and elbows, but with 4 oz gloves, if he catches Conor then that's almost guaranteed trouble. We know Conor will probably be way too brash not to exchange with Floyd if they fight in the octagon.

    Thoughts?
     
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    Yes!

    Floyd can land a shot and knock Conor out early

    Conor had no chance against floyd
     
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    Floyd will be the most accurate puncher McG will have faced in MMA, if he touches him on the jaw he will go down.
     
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    Yes. Still not great odds though.
     
  7. AndersonsFoot

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    Yeah that's how I see it. Especially with 4 oz gloves. Floyd at least presents a tiny amount of danger in MMA.
     
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    Fixed.
     
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    it won't happen guys.
     
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  10. ThatGuy7698

    ThatGuy7698 Even when I'm wrong, I'm right.

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    If Floyd works extensively on his TDD, then MAYBE he has a puncher's chance.
     
  11. EmEmEh?

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    You mean the Conor that got out-boxed by Nate Diaz? That one?
     
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    I think Conor's ego is big enough to get him in trouble on the feet. I don't think he'll shoot for a TD as quickly as people think.
     
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    No doubt, but that chance is very minimal at best I'd say a 1-2% chance. Would be insane if Mayweather Aldo'd Conor tho <45>






    PS: Really hope this fight doesn't happen, Mayweather is 40 years old and Conor needs to fight and defend the belt.
     
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    Yes, Nate Diaz would destroy Mayweather also.

    Good point.
     
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    Yeah.

    MMA is competely unpredictable. There's so many different aspects that pretty much everyone has a chance.

    Boxing is generally very predictable, 99% of the time the person that is expected to win, wins.
     
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    Conor could beat Floyd under certain circumstances in boxing, like a six round match. Floyd tho, he could never last a round with Conor in MMA.
     
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    Agreed. That's why it was odd to me that the kid designated to cover MMA at a sports website would believe the opposite.
     
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    Not if either one of them were cocky enough to try and stand with Floyd.
     

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