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MAYWEATHER vs. McGREGOR-THE GREAT WHITE HYPE

MAYWEATHER vs. McGREGOR-THE GREAT WHITE HYPE

You can look back at my other pieces on the upcoming Floyd “Money” Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor and know I am not a big fan of the farce… I mean fight. On August 27th several million people will claim to have been cheated and somehow victimized into paying $100 to watch the pay per view event. I am sure there will be lawsuits to follow and for those people I have zero sympathy for you in advance. You have been warned that the match will fail to live up to its hype and no one is forcing anyone to watch the fight let alone pay for it. Yet, several million people will…

They will in part because Mayweather and McGregor are undeniably the two best sports promotional hype men since the true greatest, Muhammad Ali. People will also tune in because Conor has decided to take on the dual roles of the racial provocateur Sultan as well as the great White Hope, “Irish” Terry Conklin. Those familiar with those names know they come from the fictional movie  “The Great White Hype”. For those of you unfamiliar with the movie, there are many surprising parallels to the current promotion of Mayweather vs. McGregor and the movie. READ MORE

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