From: Juan Anonly <aqui@ahora.com>
Subject: Re: Mayweather and Non-Boxer for $100!! No way!
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From: Juan Anonly <aqui@ahora.com>
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Subject: Re: Mayweather and Non-Boxer for $100!! No way!
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On 2017-08-26 18:59:28 +0000, Juan Anonly said:

> I had about talked myself into buying into the Mayweather Fiasco du 
> jour, because I really like both Badou Jack and Gervonta Davis. And the 
> Mayweather v. Non-Boxer is a "cultural event" so I figured, oh what the 
> hell, maybe I'll buy in. How much is it, $60.  No.
> 
> It's $100.  Who the hell are they kidding?  No way!
> 
> It's supposed to be produce the highest profit ever for a "Boxing-ish" 
> event.  I hope it dies a horrible death and doesn't manage to recoup 
> the expenditures of their multi-city/continent bogus tour.  That would 
> make me happy.
> 
> God forbid that it makes a zillion, or the Mayweather gets knocked down 
> or some other pie-in-the-sky lunacy, because if that happens we'll be 
> seeing circus events like this every year.
> 
> Best case scenario: The fight only makes 25% of intended receipts, 
> McGregor is knocked out in the first minute, is damaged enough that he 
> has to spend a few weeks in the hospital and Mayweather Promotions and 
> the Nevada State Boxing Commision (a subsidiary of Mayweather 
> Promotions) are forced to apologize for a few years.
> 
> And even better scenario: McGregor doesn't show up for the fight. That 
> way everybody is angry, a few companies have to declare bankruptcy and 
> most importantly Mayweather doesn't go to 50 unbeaten fights when one 
> of the opponents isn't a boxer.  What would be next fighting a kangaroo 
> to get to #51?
> 
> Meanwhile Gervonta Davis, who when signed to Mayweather's stable 
> immediately became a "protog