Dallas Cowboys great Michael Irvin, now 51-years-old, told TMZ he wants to be an MMA fighter and he wasn’t joking. It is really not that surprising if you look at all of the hype surrounding Mayweather vs. McGregor and the cheddar they will rake in. Conor isn’t a boxer but he is making his boxing debut against the pound for pound best in the world. What is happening right now? Sure, McGregor is a combat sports star, but that doesn’t mean he can box. That would be like Michael Irvin jumping in to major league soccer and being touted as the star of the best team in the league. Crazy! Still, he seems genuine. Poor guy.
When you talk about long shots, when you talk about what could have been had you gone down a different path, made a different choice, you might think of John Ivey, the old school heavyweight who’s fought more men inside a cage than probably should be legal. But society needs an arena for fighters, men … Read more