“That’s the thing with one-offs: everyone involved knows they only need to fool the customer once. It’s not bad for boxing. It’s not bad for MMA. It’s not anything except a quick-strike money grab with no enduring significance. It’s an exciting fight until it actually starts and it will be forgotten the minute it’s over, unworthy of a chapter in either man’s memoirs.” For years, we’ve been hearing about a potential matchup between boxing’s Floyd Mayweather and MMA’s Conor McGregor. Now that a date has been set, the hype with explode. From The Guardian: The Mayweather-McGregor farce is the event our idiocracy deserves. (Ah, but that’s the power of spectacles like this. Even arguing that they’re not worth our attention gives them our attention.)