Previous WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (27-0-1, 19 KOs) put forth a major expression last Saturday night in New York.
Figueroa moved as far as possible up to the welterweight furthest reaches of 147-pounds, and scored five knockdowns in a three round devastation of previous best on the planet Robert Guerrero.
The win was amazing as Guerrero had never been halted and over the most recent two years had gone the full twelve round separation with hard punchers like Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia, and in 2013 he featured a noteworthy pay-per-see with Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor.
Figueroa thinks boxing is on a major rise in 2017, yet he's a long way from a fanatic of one month from now's real pay-per-see occasion – when Floyd Mayweather snaps a two-year retirement to come back to the ring against UFC whiz Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Numerous eyewitnesses see the challenge as a total crisscross, in light of the fact that McGregor has no understanding as an expert boxer – and Mayweather, while 40 years of age, is viewed as a standout amongst the most gifted warriors ever.
"For one thing, I simply need to state that I compliment those folks since that is an embodiment of boxing and being a competitor. You need to profit for minimal measure of work however I feel that the battle is a joke, I feel like that battle is a slap in the face," Figueroa disclosed to On The Ropes Boxing Radio.
The entire display is a frantic traverse money snatch. Indeed, even at the propelled age of 40, Mayweather is viewed as extraordinary compared to other strategic boxers ever, yet he's likely not going to require the majority of those abilities in light of the fact that in McGregor he is battling somebody who has truly never been in an expert confining match his life.
"I realize that fans need to see that battle, yet it is a joke. I have no other PG-13 words to have the capacity to depict that coordinate. Like I stated, I'm cheerful for them and everybody who is included, they will profit. With respect to the fans and different boxers like myself, I feel that it is an entire joke. Anybody that knows boxing realizes that the battle is an entire joke."