McGre­gor re­solves May­weather bout with UFC

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

LAS VE­GAS - Conor McGre­gor has come to an agree­ment with UFC that has moved a pro­posed box­ing fight with Floyd May­weather Jr. closer to re­al­ity.

UFC Pres­i­dent Dana White said he reached a deal with McGre­gor, MMA’s big­gest star and light­weight cham­pion, and will now start ne­go­ti­a­tions on a mega fight with the re­tired May­weather that could be worth $1 bil­lion.

McGre­gor con­firmed the con­tract for the box­ing match in a state­ment to Themaclife.com.

He says the most im­por­tant part of the con­tract has been signed off on and now it’s up to May­weather and his busi­ness part­ner, Al Hay­mon. White and McGre­gor did not an­nounce specifics of the deal.

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