US$ 800,000 Bet for Mayweather Victory upon McGregor

The Maloof brothers just put down US$ 800,000 on Mayweather to defeat Conor McGregor in The Money Fight. The put their US$ 800,000 at South Point casino, Las Vegas as this former owners of Sacramento Kings have no doubt of the Mayweather’s victory upon McGregor on this 26th August spectacles.

US$ 800,000 Bet for Mayweather

The Maloof’s ticket is the biggest wager from both fighters so far. Maloof brothers bet on Mayweather to beat McGregor at -500 odds with profit projection at US$ 160,000. If the “money” Mayweather win the match, Maloof brothers will donate all the profits to the charity. This betting is reported to be based on personal knowledge of Maloof brothers to Mayweather. However, Maloof brothers haven’t announced the charities would come from this betting profit, they will wait after the mega fight finished to make an announcement.


More than that, Gavin Maloof seems to have other reasons beyond the personal sense. Gavin admitted that Conor McGregor is great and he adore UFC and Dana white. However, Gavin argued that it’s very difficult for McGregor to transplant an MMA fighting to boxing. Gavin analyzed that McGregor’s young age would give McGregor an advantage but he assessed that McGregor also have no experience in the professional boxing fights. He also doesn’t believe that McGregor can land solid punches on Mayweather. His analysis was based on Mayweather unbeaten score 49-0.

Since the mega fight McGregor vs Mayweather announced in the June, an voluptuous majority of betting money has been put on McGregor’s victory. South point sports book claimed that this phenomenon isn’t an exact indicator of the general public believes that McGregor will actually win but it has more to do with the lopsided odds. It’s simply that the bettors saw more values in betting MCGregor compared to the undefeated Mayweather.

Some boxing experts have said that this anticipated Mega Fight McGregor vs Mayweather will be dud. It doesn’t matter that McGregor has been licensed for his professional boxing or he was training so hard in some ways, or he’s young enough or he’s strong enough. The fact is Mayweather has dominated the boxing sport for over 20 years and he himself holds 5 division belts, he has never been defeated. McGregor’s inexperience will be his disadvantages. Maloof is also adopting this typical way of view.

The super fight main card McGregor vs Mayweather will be started at 9.PM ET in the T-Mobile Arena. Las Vegas. The mega event will be opened by three undercard matches including 2 title fights.

Malignaggi’s Reviews on McGregor’s Development

Previously, Jose Aldo has opined about McGregor’s win probability upon Mayweather through ex-opponent’s perspective. Aldo argued that McGregor has no chance on Mayweather. McGregor was lucky to be UFC’s featherweight champion after humiliated Aldo in the 2015. He argued the MMA and Boxing are different kind of sport after all.

Malignaggi, McGregor

However, it’s more interesting to get some “objective” perspective from Paulie Malignaggi as he has sparred McGregor in the camp twice for mega fights. Previously, Malignaggi has confirmed the McGregor’s weakness on taking body punches. However, generally, McGregor has done some improvements during the second sparring session with Malignaggi in the camp.

The sparring is held privately as Malignaggi even couldn’t have a call, video, or bring his trainer. McGregor has brought his dignitaries along with him during the sparring time. Malignaggi recognized some of them as Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White are along with McGregor. The sparring is held for the actual 12 rounds. Malignaggi assessed that McGreggor indeed has showed some fundamental improvement during the first five round of sparring. The improvement mostly about the maneuver and defends. These improvements did make a way better sparring according to Malignaggi opinions.

However, according to the whole assessment, Malignaggi argued that the improvement didn’t take place in the second half of sparring session. Entering the sixth round, Malignaggi feel the different atmosphere as McGregor’s getting hittable and and vulnerable. As the power of Malignaggi punches is increased, McGregor become more hittable and break his defenses. The next rounds has revealed McGregor’s basic weakness about his body’s vulnerabilities in taking punches.

Malignaggi said that Mcgregor himself showed awareness about the fact that he won’t survive the rest camps with this stage of abilities, as there are more sparring sessions in the following days. McGregor did show some calmness and no speaks during the first five rounds. However, since he got vulnerable and hittable in the 6-7 round, McGregor started to talk and brag. In the round 7, which considered as the worst round by Malignaggi, McGregor showed mental weaknesses. He’s getting to talk and brag more as actually he was already knocked out and exhausted. He perceived it by laying down on the ring, and claimed he was win 7-0 upon Malignaggi and continue to trash talk and showing some perceiving acts to take a break. In addition, Malignaggi feels some low respects after sparring as McGregor didn’t admit any good and beneficial sparring times with him.

For McGregor, it’s important to make this Malignaggi’s review into the considerations. The days is counting, according to this review, McGregor should improve his weaknesses related to his stamina, taking body punch, defense, and mental. Mayweather vs McGregor takes place on August 26th at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.