Could McGregor Lose His Mind And Kick The Ref? Bet On It

By Paul Magno on August 22, 2017
Could McGregor Lose His Mind And Kick The Ref? Bet On It
One ingenious company has risen to meet the needs of the increasingly surreal event.

Well, if McGregor goes bonkers and kicks referee Robert Byrd, you could make a small fortune at +20,000 odds…

The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-spectacle has brought out the interesting and absurd in the fight world. From x-rated press conferences to dubious sparring feuds, this boxing vs. UFC clash has gone places no other prizefight would dare to go.

And now, one ingenious company has risen to meet the needs of the increasingly surreal event.

BetPhoenix.ag, a major online sportsbook, recently announced that they have released new proposition bets on the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight.

What does this mean?

Well, if McGregor goes bonkers and kicks referee Robert Byrd, you could make a small fortune at +20,000 odds.

Really, you can bet on that…and why the hell not?

Or how about betting a few bucks on the color scheme of Mayweather’s or McGregor’s trunks? (Black or a black-dominated color scheme is favored for both at -120).

What if things get really interesting and McGregor becomes a raging beast? Odds are -200 that he bites Mayweather’s ear, -140 that he kicks Mayweather, +10,000 that he spits at Mayweather. And if Conor kicks Mayweather below the belt and ruptures Floyd’s little Money Team? Current BetPhoenix odds are at +2500 for that.

On Mayweather’s side, you can even bet on what intro music he’ll be using. The safe, conservative bet will be on a hip hop/R&B song at -3000 or you can wager on the wildly unexpected and bet on a Gospel music ring walk at +8000.

“Since the infamous Tyson-Holyfield ‘Bite Fight,’ there’s never been another event like this one,” BetPhoenix representative Thomas Hughes said via press release. “We’re expecting the fight may even bring in more money in bets than the Super Bowl. But, we want to push the envelope much further than usual by offering some new prop bets we believe will attract bettor’s attention.”

In other words, The Money Fight has a lot of money potential all throughout the sport and its periphery. Increased prop bets go hand in hand with crossover mainstream appeal and the anticipation is that Floyd-Conor will be huge in that regard. So, why not make some money from the people who truly believe McGregor could go mad and start “UFCing” the whole damn ring crew?

Of course, you can bet on all the usual stuff too—along with such things as who will connect with the first uppercut, who will draw first blood, and who will land the last punch. But the real fun may be in betting on the weird and wild from an event that promises to be equal parts weird and wild.

Yeah, yeah…Mayweather-McGregor isn’t a “real” fight. We’re not seeing Hagler-Hearns or even Canelo-Golovkin, but it sure has the potential to be a lot of fun for all the “wrong” reasons.

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  1. Pedro Armendariz 09:43am, 08/22/2017

    He’s not gonna’ kick anything…..more than that he will act shitty during the ring walk and in the ring during the intros and the instructions. Then he will be a good little boy and try to box and he will not land even one meaningful punch as he chases the phantom making shitty faces all the while…..he will not even be able to land rabbit punches in clinches because Floyd may decide that he doesn’t want to allow him to clinch then he will get bloodied and end up flat on his back. The stitches, achy breaky ribs and jaw will all be worth it when he sees his bank statement! If he ever fights again it will be a testament to his certifiable idiocy.

  2. Kid Blast 07:02am, 08/22/2017

    Sham, sting, farce, disgrace, boycottable, money grab, joke, freak show, side show,———take your pick. Anyone who pays for this when you can watch Cotto for free is playing into their bamboozling, hoodwinking and flim-flaming game.SAD

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