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With Mayweather vs McGregor official, UFC stars are campaigning for more boxing vs MMA bouts

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These UFC fighters want to be on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor.

Shortly after the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing match was made official, quite a number of people have campaigned to be on similar cross-over matches on the undercard.

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, who has a background in amateur boxing, has called out heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua.

Longtime featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has also asked once again to fight current lineal boxing champ Cecilia Brækhus.

Featherweight contender Cub Swanson has also asked to join in, going on social media to ask for a bout against former two-division champion Paul Malignaggi.

Malignaggi made excellent points about Mayweather promotions deciding things, and it is probably why former Wilson Reis has decided to call out one of Floyd’s champions under his stable. While I’m not quite sure while a grappler wants in on the action, the former UFC flyweight title challenger has called out 18-0 champ Gervonta Davis.

If that wasn’t enough, even NFL star Ocho Cinco took to social media about it as well:

Unfortunately for those asking to be on the card, Dana White has stated that bouts such as the long proposed Anderson Silva vs Roy Jones Jr bout is unlikely to be part of it. The UFC won’t be handling the matchmaking as well, so as Malignaggi pointed out above, a lot of these boxers being called out don’t have deals with Mayweather promotions or Showtime.


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