Boxing News At Five | Jan 07 2019

Boxing News at Five: McGregor wants Tenshin in MMA, Whyte accuses Joshua’s team of running scared

Conor McGregor continues to go after that Floyd Mayweather money, while Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua is being steered away from potential rematch
Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor  |  Esther Lin/Showtime

ANYTHING Floyd can do, Conor can do better. (Or perhaps not.)

This is the tune Conor McGregor, former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion and one-time boxer, presumably sings to himself when drawing up his list of ways to make obscene amounts of money from fights nobody really wants to see.

Today, he issued a shock challenge to Tenshin Nasukawa, the Japanese kickboxer Floyd Maweather destroyed in a New Year’s Eve ‘exhibition’ boxing match, and, in doing so, continued his association with the man known as ‘Money May’.