Mayweather v McGregor fight should not take place - Anthony Crolla
|Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor|
|Date: Saturday, 26 August (local) Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas|
|Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website and app from 04:00 BST; text updates online from 22:00 BST|
|Fight replay: 06:00-10:00 BST on Sunday on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra|
British boxer Anthony Crolla believes UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor should not be allowed to fight Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.
"It's absolutely crazy. It's a circus," former world lightweight champion Crolla told BBC Radio 5 live.
"It's almost like Rocky III, when he fought Hulk Hogan. It comes down to money.
"Should a guy who has not had a professional fight be allowed to fight one of the greatest fighters ever? No."
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Crolla also thinks it will be "the biggest sporting upset" should McGregor beat Mayweather.
"I'm a Conor McGregor fan but he has no chance whatsoever, and I think it's absolutely crazy people are giving him the slightest chance.
"I'll go as far as saying it will be the biggest sporting upset of all time if Conor McGregor was to do this. It will be awful for boxing."