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Morning Report: Joe Rogan says it’s ‘very possible’ Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor could go distance

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Joe Rogan spoke about the possibility of Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming out of retirement to box Conor McGregor and how the UFC might allow that to happen.

The Conor McGregor saga marches on.

As has been exhaustively covered, the UFC featherweight champion is engaged in a dispute with Zuffa over promotional duties. He was pulled from his main event spot at UFC 200 and since then has been active on social media commenting on the situation and attempting to take the UFC to task for not allowing him to fight at the event. Then this weekend, things took another turn when rumors began to circulate about McGregor fighting retired boxer Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. McGregor himself added fuel to the fire by tweeting a photo of a fight poster with the two stars facing off.

Mayweather retired last September after his lackluster defeat of Andre Berto for what he insisted was to be his final goodbye from the sport. However, most in the boxing world held little faith in Mayweather staying gone for good and speculation was stirred up again when Mayweather’s company filed for trademarks involving the No. 50. Mayweather’s current career record is 49-0 so filing for trademarks on “50” would suggest he intends to un-retire in an attempt to pass Rocky Marciano’s legendary career mark of 49-0.

Speculation around Mayweather’s return centered predominantly around a rematch of the highest grossing PPV of all time, his 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao. However, in the past week Mayweather’s father made comments about the possibility of his son facing McGregor as has Mayweather himself. With talk of a Mayweather-McGregor fight taking over headlines, Joe Rogan took some time on his podcast to comment about the possibility of the match-up.

“I don’t think [McGregor can fight Mayweather]. I would imagine, unless the ….View full article

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