UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor appears to be ready for his professional boxing debut.
On Friday, John Kavanagh, McGregor’s head coach, tweeted that McGregor threw over 250 punches during the 12th round of his training session.
McGregor held an open workout on Friday at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas. During his training session, McGregor looked to be in phenomenal shape and didn’t seem to get fatigued at all while working out in front of the media.
One of the major questions going into McGregor’s boxing debut is whether or not he will get tired during the fight. McGregor will fight in a 12-round boxing match, which is longer than a UFC title fight.
McGregor’s boxing debut could go 36 minutes, while McGregor’s longest MMA fight was only 25 minutes.
Regardless, McGregor looked great during his training session, and according to his coach, he will not have any problems throwing punches in the later rounds of the fight.
McGregor will fight Floyd “Money” Mayweather on Aug. 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Rd 12. +250 punches. We're ready.
— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) August 12, 2017