When Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather signed to face each other, they didn’t just create a fight likely to break box office records, they also made the first contest between a top tier boxer and an elite level mixed martial artist.
What that will exactly look like is — in a similar vein to every aspect of this fight — uncertain. But, in an attempt to break down the styles of the two men, as well as their unique approaches to striking, ESPN took a look at the physiques behind it all.
Check it out below:
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Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather takes place August 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada.