Mayweather and McGregor talk up ultimate fight
FLOYD Mayweather and Connor McGregor’s cross-sport showdown looks closer to being made after the two men talked up the prospect. Five-weight boxing world champion Mayweather – who turns 40 next month – signed off his professional career in September 2015, retiring with a 49-0 record.
But talks of a bout with UFC champion McGregor have persisted – largely due to the amount of money such a spectacle would generate.
And despite several reservations from pundits about the legitimacy of such a fight, the two want it to happen.
“Most likely the fight between me and Conor McGregor will happen,” Mayweather said.
“That’s the only fight that will get me back in the ring. He’s going to do a job on his side and we are going to do a job on my side and hopefully all the fans in the UK come over and support me.”