An Irish boxer insists he would “slaughter” UFC star Conor McGregor in a fight

Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan has boxed with likes of Chris Eubank Jr., Jaime Munguia and Billy Joe Saunders, and has a chance to become world champion against Erislandy Lara tomorrow night.

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Irish boxer Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan thinks Conor McGregor would be afraid to call him, even if he brings home a world title tomorrow night.

O’Sullivan is one of the country’s most prolific boxers in recent years, and has only suffered defeat at the hands of world champions Billy Joe Saunders, Jaime Munguia and David Lemieux, as well as Chris Eubank Jr. He gets his shot at world honors. for the first time tomorrow in New York against Erislandy Lara.

And he feels he should win the middleweight belt where McGregor plans to fight when he returns to his UFC. [it’s called welterweight in MMA], the Dubliner would be too scared to want to fight him. O’Sullivan trains with Packie Collins, who is friendly with McGregor coach John Kavanagh, and a fight between the pair would be a massive attraction in their home country.

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In an interview for the Irish Mirror with famed football manager Roddy Collins, whose brother is former world champion Steve, O’Sullivan explained why he feels McGregor would not want the fight. “There is no hope,” he said. “He wouldn’t fight me at all. No chance. 100 percent. No hope in hell. I would kill him. He just wouldn’t be in the same league in a boxing match.”

McGregor is 0-1 as a professional boxer, having lost his debut to Floyd Mayweather in an impressive display at super-welterweight against one of boxing’s all-time greats. But after earning more than $ 100 million for that event, the Irishman struggled to form back in the UFC octagon, going 1-3 in his efforts to come back and deal serious injuries.

He is currently defeating a broken leg suffered in his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier, his second consecutive loss last year. It has taken a year of his career, and will probably be closer to a year and a half when he returns to the cage.

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Meanwhile, O’Sullivan is laser-focused on his shot at world honors, after grinding to the top without the support of many major advertisers, and in the midst of the freezing of professional boxing in his home country. He almost stopped fighting after having to hang out one night with family because he only has seven cents to his name, and has now turned it around to become a world-class boxer.

“I asked Paschal [Collins] if I just packed it up and got a job, “O’Sullivan explained. He said,” No, keep going, you’ll succeed, you’ll be a world champion. “I thought about it a lot. times. mother-in-law for years.I was in the drawer room with my miss.We had a bed and bunk beds for our kids.I built those bunk beds.

“I remember my lowest point. My parents-in-law were out for a few peaks and my lady urged me out. I said no, my stomach doesn’t feel the best. But the real reason I didn’t want to go was that I had seven cents. “That’s all I had in my pocket. Swear to God.”

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