Mayweather’s last opponent believes Conor McGregor has a real chance to win

It is difficult to find people who are confident in Conor McGregor‘s chances against boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather.

Andre Berto, however, who is the last man to have fought Mayweather in the boxing ring, is one of those people. Berto…

“WHEN IT COMES TO CONOR, I TELL PEOPLE: HE’S A STAR,” BERTO SAID (H/T MARC RAIMONDI OF MMAFIGHTING.COM). “FOR SOME REASON UNDER THAT PRESSURE AND UNDER THOSE LIGHTS AND UNDER THAT ATMOSPHERE, HE KNOWS HOW TO RISE TO THE OCCASION. IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT THE SITUATION IS, HE’S ONE OF THOSE SPECIAL GUYS THAT REALLY CAN THRIVE IN THESE TYPES OF ENVIRONMENTS, MAN.

“I JUST DON’T PUT TOO MUCH PAST HIM. I’VE BEEN ABLE TO SEE AND ABLE TO GO TO A FEW OF THIS FIGHTS AND REALLY SEE HOW HE REALLY SOAKS UP THAT ATMOSPHERE AND HE GETS ENERGY FROM IT, WHERE A LOT OF PEOPLE REALLY BREAK DOWN OR IT ALLOWS THEM TO FOLD. HE GETS ENERGY FROM THAT AND HE KNOWS HOW TO THRIVE. IF IT WAS A GUY IN THE UFC OR MMA THAT CAN DO IT, I BELIEVE HE WOULD BE THE ONE, FOR SURE.”

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