Seth Rollins Likes The Mayweather-McGregor Hype, Doesn't Like Conor's Chances

Seth Rollins is not expecting a Conor McGregor victory. 

In an interview on ESPN's First Take, Rollins was asked about the upcoming boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Rollins said UFC Champion McGregor has a lot of ground to cover in a boxing match against Mayweather. 

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"He's punching so he's got a shot, that's all the credit I can give him. Floyd is 49 and 0 for a reason. Conor is going to get lucky if he can touch him" said Rollins.

One of the hosts, Stephen A. Smith, asked Rollins if he was more excited for McGregor and Mayweather compared to other boxing matches. 

"I love the hype. From our industry, I am all about the hype. I really enjoy the trash talk and I think the energy in that building is going to be awesome," said Rollins.

The former WWE Champion said selling tickets is "the name of the game" and he admits Mayweather and McGregor are accomplishing that which is part of his interest in the match. Also in the interview, Rollins talked about drawing inspiration from Mayweather and McGregor's work ethic in his own professional wrestling career. 

Fightful MMA will be providing live coverage and recapping podcast for McGregor versus Mayweather. The fight is scheduled for August 26th. 

The rest of the interview can be seen on ESPN's YouTube channel.

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