Nothing moves the needle quite like a blockbuster prizefight.
Former five-division boxing champion Floyd
Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to face reigning
Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight titleholder Conor
McGregor on Aug. 26 in a groundbreaking boxing match at
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The build-up for the fight began with
a four-day, four-city press tour that took the two participants
from Los Angeles and Toronto to Brooklyn, New York, and London.
Their verbal barbs ranged from clever to downright embarrassing but
nevertheless had the masses talking. The push figures to continue
for the next month. Some see it as a circus. Others see it as a
With the eyes of the combat sports world centered on the
forthcoming Mayweather-McGregor showdown, the latest installment in
the Sherdog Top 10
series focuses on dream matches between mixed martial artists
who have not yet fought each other.