Conor McGregorFloyd Mayweather Jr.John KavanaghKenny BaylessMakes Statement

Kavanagh to object if Bayless gets to referee McGregor-Mayweather

28 Jun, 2017

In a Q&A on boards.ie, Kavanagh fields several fan questions about the McGregor-Mayweather fight, and says he will object if Nevada State Athletic Commission appoint Bayless to referee the bout.

Yes, I’ll be objecting to that.

Bayless, who is one of the most high profile boxing referees in Nevada, has officiated several Mayweather bouts in the past and has said that he would not want to see such a fight:

I wouldn’t want to see it. It’s two different sports.

Kavanagh has previously proposed that Marc Goddard would be the ideal man for the job.

I think Marc Goddard should be the referee. We’re already agreeing to boxing rules, boxing fight, boxing ring — everything is done boxing. So, how about an MMA referee that will understand the inside fighting that will go into this fight?

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