There's no better man to get some information about what an MMA contender can convey to the boxing ring than Joseph Duffy.
Been there, done that, the Donegal contender has no enthusiasm for coming back to the ring. In his own particular words, it simply wasn't for him. It's a to some degree astonishing proclamation from a man who went undefeated in seven expert sessions in the wake of exchanging his 4 oz gloves for 10 oz ones.
MMA is the game that he cherishes, despite the fact that he conceded he would be occupied with contending in catching. With the ascent of advancements, for example, Submission Underground, it has turned out to be progressively in vogue for MMA stars to swear off the strikes and test their abilities in accommodation hooking.
The energy in Duffy's voice when he addressed SportsJOE recommends he wouldn't be excessively troublesome, making it impossible to persuade to sign him up for a hooking match.
"No doubt certainly is something I've contemplated. When I was more youthful I used to contend all the time whether it be catching, kickboxing battles, I'd be contending essentially consistently. So I certainly feel that it causes you enhance and it keeps you sharp."
"It's something that I'm unquestionably keen on. Anything that I believe will enhance my amusement will be fascinating."
Duffy went straight from proficient MMA to proficient boxing, picking against attempting his hand at beginner pugilism first. Originating from a prize battling foundation on the European MMA scene, he saw a few likenesses, yet transitioning to a radically new game required some investment.
"Clearly there were a few things that were comparable. I was accustomed to battling in Cage Warriors at that stage. That appeared like a greater show – more lights, more scope, that sort of thing, so that was sufficiently simple to manage, however, it was an alternate game out and out. It took no less than six months to a year prior to I could truly get satisfactory. Boxing is an alternate diversion."
The expertise set he amassed by carrying on with the life of an understudy of hand to hand fighting positively helped him on his attempt. He found that a great deal of the systems transitioned from the confine to the ring.
"Gracious definitely (preparing in MMA helps in the secure). Indeed, even in the striking abilities, on the off chance that you have a better than average level of striking it crosses over. I think MMA warriors are great for the sustenance and the weight cut and that kind of thing. I believe there's a great deal of stuff that traverses."
Having knowledge in both the universes of MMA and boxing, there is no better man to give an interpretation of Conor McGregor's aggressive boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather than Duffy.
Despite the fact that he accepts there are an excessive number of factors in play to anticipate how the session will go down, Duffy has most likely finished who might win. He anticipates that it will be extremely uneven for the man contending in his own domain.
"I simply think Mayweather will win pretty convincingly. Regardless of whether he stops him or not, is another story. I certainly feel it's an avalanche to Mayweather."
"I don't know (whether Mayweather completes McGregor). We've never observed Conor box. There's unquestionably things to take a gander at there. It's difficult to gage. Clearly, Conor's never battled somebody of that level in a fight. I assume until the point that it happens, none of us understand how it will go down."
None of us understand… more genuine words were never talked.