Former world champion Carl Froch now working as boxing analyst and commentator for Sky Sports warned Floyd Mayweather Jr. not to underestimate Conor McGregor on their upcoming fight on August 26th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Nevada.
"Anybody who knows anything about boxing doesn't give Conor McGregor a chance," Froch told Sky Sports News.
"I thoroughly expect Floyd Mayweather to win, but he'd better not let the world of boxing down. I hope he wins it for boxing but this is an amazing event and I can't wait for it. McGregor's got to land something, a punch, quite hard and hurtful early on to be within any chance but anyone who knows boxing isn't giving him a chance. This is a Mission: Impossible."
"McGregor is 29 against a guy who is 40 - a little bit older than me - and he's been retired for a couple of years. You really do 'feel' you're retired, you become civilised and soft and you lose that fighting mentality. Floyd has brittle hands, so how is the training camp going to go? I am just looking for some positives for Conor here and Mayweather isn't the Mayweather we know from two, three, four, five years ago when he was the best of the best. We are just going to have to wait and see."