FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — You may have heard about a little boxing match taking place Saturday night. Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor is being hyped as a fight for the ages. It seems everyone has a take on it, and Arkansas football players are not excluded.
Six Arkansas players gave their take on who they think will win the fight. One even picks against his preferred winner.
Check out the full video below to see how the Razorbacks players selected. Hint: The outcome is 4-2.
Mayweather is seeking to move his career record to 50-0. He came out of retirement to make this bout happen and is the betting-line favorite.
McGregor is not a natural boxer. He is a mixed-martial artist and the current lightweight champion of UFC.
Both were keen to take the fight, though, as pay-per-view numbers are expected to set records. Both fighters also will make millions of dollars after agreeing to the bout. Mayweather is guaranteed to make at least $100 million. McGregor is guaranteed $30 million. The hype for the fight has been as big as any in recent memory.
Arkansas players were not shy about their predictions, either. Every player asked cracked a smile.
Those included are:
- Defensive end Armon Watts, junior
- Wide receiver Deon Stewart, sophomore
- Center Frank Ragnow, senior
- Cornerback Henre’ Toliver, senior
- Safety Santos Ramirez, junior
- Fullback Kendrick Jackson, junior
There you have it. Arkansas players pick in line with Vegas. The smart money is “Money.”
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
How to watch: The bout can be purchased through Showtime Pay-Per-View or streamed with Showtime PPV Online or the Showtime PPV app.
Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor – Tale of the Tape
Reach: 72 inches
Reach: 74 inches
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