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Alan Hubbard: Ali oops! Mayweather and McGregor should remember the bad "Joke in Japan"

Alan Hubbard: Ali oops! Mayweather and McGregor should remember the bad "Joke in Japan"

Should the forthcoming hybrid encounter between Floyd Mayweather and Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26 turns out to be more farce than fight, as most anticipate, then the consolation for the fans - and combatants – is that exactly 41 years ago last week, there was a precedent involving an even more celebrated fistic figure than the Money Man.