Subject: Re: Mayweather and Non-Boxer for $100!! No way!
On 2017-08-28 08:21:00 +0000, Edmund said:
> On Sun, 27 Aug 2017 16:08:37 -0700, Juan Anonly wrote:
>> 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