HILARIOUS: Conor McGregor Compares Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell Analysts to Comedians

Published 01/02/2021, 5:43 PM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor speaks to the media at the post fight press conference after his 13 second knockout victory over Jose Aldo in their featherweight championship fight during the UFC 194 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


It’s almost time for Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell to collide for the WBC Interim lightweight title and the pre-fight excitement has already begun. The entire combat community has its eyes on the upcoming thriller, with both the contenders having a fair share of believers on their court.

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Meanwhile, the fight also has star power behind its back as Ryan Garcia ends a year-long hiatus from the ring. That said, UFC star Conor McGregor has dived in to add some cheek to the tale.

Before the fight, boxing correspondent Gareth A. Davies and Ricky Hatton are continuing the show with their commentary and analysis. The iconic duo appears as a perfect pair as we embrace the first fight of 2021.

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Reporter Dan Canobbio posted a picture of the pair on social media, and in no time Conor McGregor entered the conversation. As asked to name the pair wrongly, McGregor referred to Davies and Hatton as American comedians ‘Penn and Teller.’

It’s quite a humorous touch to the event before an electrifying main-event, that has the potential to be the best year-opening event of all time in boxing history.

Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell- A Closer look

Excluding all the glory and hype, the upcoming lightweight fight is important for several other reasons. The outcome will determine both Campbell’s and Garcia’s spot in the existing roster. It will also pave the way for several more lightweight thrillers this year.

The WBC Interim title will further validate the holder’s claim to challenge WBC title-holder Devin Haney in 2021. Also, Garcia’s undefeated record and superstardom will be at stake.

A defeat can put him on the clutch of criticism, and shatter several plans of him being set up against the other unbeaten champions. That said, Luke Campbell is also relevant in the title picture and is a legitimate threat to Garcia’s in-ring caliber.

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So, it makes sense to line them against each other. Although Ryan Garcia is the favorite in the fight, an underdog Luke Campbell also has his chances to win.

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Do you think Ryan Garcia will vanquish Luke Campbell?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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