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One thing from Conor McGregor’s open workout has surprised boxing fans

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We’re now just two weeks away before the most lucrative fight in history takes place in Las Vegas.

On August 26, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor go head-to-head at the T-Mobile Arena in what promises to be an unforgettable evening.

On Friday, McGregor took part in an open workout in front of the media, offering journalists and the public an opportunity to see what sort of shape he’s in ahead of the biggest challenge of his life.

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The Irishman looked in great shape physically and remains confident ahead of his fight against the unbeaten Mayweather.

However, there was one thing from the media workout which has surprised some boxing fans.

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What's surprised Twitter about McGregor's open workout

Skip to 1:07:00 in the following video and you’ll notice that McGregor looked rather slow when punching the bags.

Here's a shorter clip...

'McGregor has no chance'

Some people subsequently believe McGregor has no chance of beating Mayweather…

But was McGregor punching slow on purpose?

Others, however, believe McGregor may have been deliberately punching slowly in order to lure Mayweather and his team into a false sense of security…

Is this a clever tactic by McGregor?

It could indeed be true that McGregor was taking it easy during the media workout.

Conor McGregor Media Workout

The 29-year-old, unlike Mayweather, is an unknown quantity when it comes to the technical side of boxing.

Footage of McGregor knocking down Malignaggi

All we’ve seen so far is a clip of McGregor knocking down Paulie Malignaggi in training.

If you haven’t seen that yet - where have you been? - you can watch it here…

Does McGregor stand a chance against Mayweather? Have your say by leaving a comment below.

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Muhammad Ali
Floyd Mayweather
Manny Pacquiao

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