Floyd Mayweather gained’t be competing in MMA, however he’s prepared to rematch former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor within the boxing ring.
Mayweather and McGregor fought in 2017, in probably the most profitable boxing matches in historical past. Mayweather ended up profitable the struggle with pretty decisive tenth-round TKO.
Ever since, there’s been frequent speak about Mayweather competing in MMA, maybe for a rematch with Conor McGregor.
Talking to Forbes nonetheless, the boxer shut down and chance of that occuring.
“No [I won’t compete in MMA],” Mayweather stated. “I feel identical to how profitable groups obtain home-field benefit within the playoffs… you don’t repair what isn’t damaged, and my report isn’t damaged.”
Whereas Mayweather has little interest in competing in MMA, he admitted that he can be prepared to struggle Conor McGregor for a second time within the boxing ring. As ever, after all, he’d should be adequately compensated.
“For now, I’m fortunately retired,” Mayweather stated. “You by no means know, but it surely must be price it. Identical to playing proper? Juice well worth the squeeze irrespective of who the opponent is.”
Regardless of claiming to be “fortunately retired,” Mayweather divulged that he’s planning one thing massive for Tokyo, the place he defeated Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition match in 2018.
“We’re engaged on some issues proper now for Tokyo, whether or not 2020 or 2021,” Mayweather stated.
Floyd Mayweather has not competed in knowledgeable struggle since his 2017 victory over Conor McGregor, which pushed him to an insane 50-Zero as knowledgeable boxer—one of many most interesting data within the historical past of the game.
Identical to he did in his interview with Forbes, he’s beforehand instructed he’d rematch Conor McGregor for the correct value.
“Man, sh*t. In the event that they pay I’m there to play,” Mayweather informed TMZ in February. “And in the event that they’re paying money, Conor I’ll whip your ass. Once more.”