The former boxer, ranked by many as one of the greatest fighters of all-time, has openly courted the idea returning to the ring and facing McGregor, a mixed martial arts world featherweight champion in the UFC. They also reported that McGregor would be flying into Las Vegas soon to finalize details with Mayweather's team. It remains to be seen how McGregor could extract himself from that organisation to take part in a fight with Mayweather.
After becoming UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor had filed a formal petition for Judicial review of the NSAC's order in Nevada District Court.
But if you ask the top honcho of UFC, the promotion which Conor McGregor represents, you might as well lean on fat chance.
Smith added that the fight would probably be the richest in history, with Mayweather earning more than he did against Manny Pacquiao in 2015.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., 39, is unbeaten in 49 career fights.
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McGregor's tweet came in response to Mayweather's statement that reaffirmed he's "happily retired" and that no deals had been made about a comeback fight.
As Diaz left the arena, the two fighters started shouting at each other, which led to hurling of water bottles and cans at each other until the security intervened.
First, White spoke to TMZ.
Many people say that McGregor is quite efficient as a striker but boxers have been training all their lives to flawless one particular fighting method, which McGregor might not be at par with just yet despite his efficiency in the octagon when it comes to knocking out opponents.
However, the American has shut down talk of a fight and any future fights with anyone.
As unlikely as the fight seems to be, it's certainly, somehow, seems to be inching closer.