Oh, we’re still talking about it.
A rumored boxing match between pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion Conor McGregor is still very much alive, despite Dana White’s many attempts to put ice on it.
That’s according to McGregor, who revealed on ESPN’s “Sunday Conversation” that he is still very much interested in taking on Floyd, as long as the “Money” is right on his end, too. And it will have to be, because Conor adamantly told Kenny Mayne that Mayweather needs him, not the other way around.
“I hear the boy talking. The leak came out, it was him that leaked the rumor and it said he gets $100 million and I get $7 million — that’s a pay cut to me. I don’t take pay cuts. I thought boxing was where the money was at. The $7 million is absolutely laughable. He’s talking $100 million — I’m also talking $100 million. I’m 27 years of age and I’m just about halfway through a $100 million contract. At 27 years of age, Floyd Mayweather was on Oscar De La Hoya’s undercard.That’s the truth of it. Who else can he fight? He fights someone else in the boxing realm and it’s like all of a sudden the pay rate goes from $100 million to $15 million. So he needs me. If he wants to talk, we can talk. But it’s me who’s in control here.”
As far as whether a fight between the two of them is in the Octagon or a boxing ring, “Notorious” says he is down for either:
“I don’t really care about rules. He can make all the rules he wants. I know he will not want to fight in a mixed martial arts contest in a true fight. If he wants to ….View full article
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