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Conor McGregor on Conan: ‘Floyd is praying for me to fatigue’

Conor McGregor talks Floyd Mayweather in an appearance on Conan.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Conor McGregor was a guest on “Conan on TBS,” discussing his big upcoming fight with Floyd Mayweather on August 26.

Here is what McGregor had to say about the fight:

“There will be no dancing in there, Conan. I’m gonna go straightforward and put him away inside four rounds.”

“He’s saying he’s gonna come towards me, I’m saying I’m gonna come towards him. We’ll find out pretty early who’s telling the truth. We’ll see who takes a back step first. I will go forward for him and put him away.”

“I’m going down in the history books, Conan. I’ve dominated the UFC and I will dominate boxing also. It has never been done. That’s where I’m going, down in the history books.”

“We’ve made slight adjustments in my cardio preparation. It’s actually been very enjoyable to go from five, five-minute rounds, which is what we’re used to, which is 25 minutes, to 12, three-minute rounds of boxing, which is 36 minutes. Slight adjustments, but we are more than ready. I done 12 rounds last night, I’ve done multiple 12-round fights in the gym in the lead-up to this. We are more than ready. Floyd is praying for me to fatigue in there, but I will not fatigue. I will continue to press forward, and I will break him. At 40 years of age, he will not sustain my pace.”

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