If nothing else comes out of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight, at least we got a bunch of laughs.
McGregor caught people off guard, then made them all laugh with his unusual warm up technique. During a media workout, McGregor flailed his arms wildly back-and-forth and the internet lost it’s mind.
It inevitably prompted a number of copycats, starting with undefeated boxing champ Terence Crawford.
After that, it was only a matter of time before this thing exploded.
Now coined the #McGregorChallenge, it’s popping up in boxing gyms all over the country and everyone appears to be having a whole lot of fun with it.
Everyone in the gym was doing their best Conor McGregor impression today, I think I won!! Lots of fun and jokes with coach @ismaelsalas8 and all of the @hayemakerboxing team. I truly hope Conor can make this fight competitive for at least a couple of rounds… hopefully his unorthodox mma punching technique may confuse Mayweather for a while, but I wouldn't put my money on it!! Let's all pray for an entertaining boxing match while it lasts! 🙏🏾 #mayweathermcgregor #moneyteam #conormcgregor @thenotoriousmma @floydmayweather #mcgregorchallenge
The hilarity will finally reach its conclusion on Saturday, August 26th when Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather fight in Las Vegas. After all the posturing, touring, training, and now viral videoing that has become associated with this fight, it seems likely to break a number of different records in viewership and dollars.
In case you haven’t seen McGregor do it himself, take a look. It’s easy to see why everyone got such a kick out of it, and the faces of some of the reporters suggest that they’re both amused and unsure of whether or not he is messing with them.