Floyd Mayweather Wants To Fight Both Khabib Nurmagomedov And Conor Mcgregor
Retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather 41, told TMZ Sports on Thursday that he’ll rematch with former UFC champion Conor McGregor after a potential fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomdov.
“McGregor was talking that s–t, so it ain’t over,” Mayweather told TMZ. “After me and Khabib lock up, me and McGregor we gonna lock up again.”
Nurmagomdov, who after scoring a win over McGregor by submission at UFC 229, called out Mayweather on Instagram on Monday, saying, “Let’s go, Floyd, we have to fight now.’
‘Eagle’s’ challenge drew interest from Mayweather who said ‘get the checkbook out.’
Mayweather also clarifies that why he’s interested in fighting in UFC fighters as these crossover fight generates big numbers. It seems Mayweather want fights which bring in big money.
“They say, ‘why you keep fighting all them MMA guys?’ – man listen, me and Khabib going to do crazy numbers, me and McGregor going to do crazy numbers,” he said. “I only clash with guy that can do crazy numbers.”
‘Money’ also added that he’d box again with McGregor and that could be just as successful as the first encounter.
“I’m ready to go out there and get the job done and entertain. ‘Cause me and McGregor Mayweather was real entertaining. I gave people what they wanted to see. I’m helping keep combat sports alive!”
Khabib also claimed he’d parry Mayweather better than former UFC champion Conor Mcgregor. After all, Nurmagomedov’s right hand did knock Mcgregor down.
Also not long ago Mayweather teased he’s coming out of retirement to rematch Manny Pacquiao. How he’ll fit all these fights with Khabib, McGregor, and Pacquiao into his schedule is remain to be seen.
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