Pin for Later: The Athletes From ESPN's Body Issue Prove That Strength Comes From Within Conor McGregor Conor McGregor, MMA: "I tell you what, them Irish genes are good. They've served me well. We are made tough. We are made of steel."
Bare Knuckled Boxing: The last fight in history lasted 75 rds John L. Sullivan vs Jake Kilrain (July 7, 1889) “The boxing match of the century” & still one of the most significant fights in history. Under bare knuckle rules, a round of fighting lasted until a fighter was knocked or thrown down; wrestling techniques were also permitted. Sullivan, aka the Boston Strong Boy, is recognized as the last heavyweight champion & the 1st American athlete to earn over a million dollars.