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Sports Conor McGregor gets roasted by 'Saturday Night Live' ahead of his fight against Floyd Mayweather

"Conor McGregor" was a guest on SNL's Weekend Update, and had much to say about Ireland, kicking, and his fight against Floyd Mayweather

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After months of suspense and speculation, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will enter the boxing ring and finally get to fighting on Saturday night.

But before McGregor wraps his hands up for the fight, "Saturday Night Live" was able to get in a few jabs, with Alex Moffat appearing as the mixed martial artist on "Weekend Update" and roasting McGregor's over-the-top confidence and Irish background.

When asked by host Colin Jost how he would be able to adjust his skills as an MMA fighter to the boxing ring, Moffat replied simply, "Ahhh, Colin, boxing's just kicking with your hands and your feet. Plus, I'll beat anyone at their own game — next week I'm going to fight that shark that beat Michael Phelps in that swim race!"

Moffat went on to mention his confidence in beating Mayweather, saying "When you get a taste of me punches and kicks, you’ll wish you were never born!"

"You can’t kick because it’s boxing, remember?" Jost was quick to remind him.

"Right. Wink," Moffat replied. "I can still do a couple of kicks, yeah?"

You can watch the exchange below, and check out the actual fight Saturday night.