On August 26th, the future hall of fame 5-weight world champion, Floyd Mayweather remarkably recorded the 50th victory of his professional career against Conor McGregor. A move which many inside the boxing fraternity viewed in the lead up to the fight as another potential black eye for the sport due to the fact such an event questioned the credibility of the sport on a wide scale given the interest the fight had amassed coupled with the fact not many gave McGregor any chance in a professional bout under the Marquess of Queensbury rules.
Stephen Espinoza, has become somewhat of a recognisable face in recent memory, the Executive V.P. and G.M. of Showtime Sports, has played a pivotal role for the network being the man responsible for putting together the best possible matchups for the network. Espinoza touched on the lasting legacy of the crossover money-spinning landmark event between ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor and Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, which Mayweather won via a stoppage in the 10th round and Espinoza argued that in all actuality, the bout has presented more positive effects than negative.