Floyd Mayweather Jr. is certainly doing a lot of chirping these days. The boxing legend is doing his best to land a big payday opposite Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Conor McGregor. Mayweather recently urged “Notorious” to sign the dotted line and agree to the potential superfight that every combat dreamer is waiting to become a reality. Now, Mayweather is getting a little more aggressive in his approach, insinuating that the Irishman has zero bite to back up his massive bark.
“I think that, a lot of times with competitors and athletes and fighters, we can ask for certain things that we really don’t want,” said Mayweather in a recent interview with FightHype. “I want to fight, I want to fight. There’s a lot of barking but there’s no biting. When you talk about biting, sign the contract. Don’t talk the s**t. If you really want to fight, sign the contract and we can make it happen.
“So just letting the world know that he’s full of s**t and he don’t really want to fight. ‘Oh, I want to fight, I want to fight, I want to fight. Mayweather’s scared of me.’ Listen, I’m my own boss, so let’s make the fight happen. You talking all that s**t, you acting like you want to fight, I don’t think you really want to fight. Sign the contract, let’s make it happen.”
Unlike Mayweather, McGregor has to clear a massive hurdle in the form of UFC to actually step inside the boxing ring and compete. So while “Money” continues to throw shade at the lightweight king and proclaim him “full of s**t,” McGregor may very well be concocting a plan with UFC behind closed doors.
“You belong to the UFC and you don’t own anything,” added Mayweather. “Don’t bid yourself out. Just make the fight happen. Just like when I went out and I competed, at one particular time, I had to be the B side. I didn’t cry, I didn’t complain. When they brought the money to the table, I took it, kicked a**, and became the A side. Now I’m the A side, come kick my a** and you become the A side. . .
“At one particular time, I was the B side. When they made me an offer, I didn’t cry, I didn’t complain, I took the offer and went out there and fought and became the A side. When I became the A side, I demanded what I wanted. He cannot demand anything because he’s not in a position to demand anything. If we offer you, or your team offers you, a certain amount of money – I don’t know what it is – take it.”
While McGregor would stand to make the most money he ever has in a potential bout with Mayweather, the Irishman commands more notoriety worldwide than “Money” is giving him credit for. At this point in both of their careers, McGregor can be arguably be considered the A side. So until all sides (A and B) come together and actually put pen to paper, the birds will be left to chirp.
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