Mixed martial art endorse Conor McGregor claims he has agreed a slew to fight Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring
Mixed martial art champion Conor McGregor claims he has agreed a deal to push Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring.
McGregor, who currently accommodates the UFC lightweight deed, has concluded his surface of the negotiation process and hopes Mayweather will sign the deal in the coming periods after months of supposition attaching the two multi-division endorses first came to importance in May of last year.
In a statement issued to TheMacLife.com, the Irishman announced: It is an honour to mansion this register transgressing deal alongside the two partners Zuffa LLC, The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Paradigm Sports Management.
The firstly, and most important, part of this historic contract has now officially been signed off on. Congratulations to all parties involved. We now await Al Haymon and his boxers signature in the coming days.
Mayweather retired from boxing in September 2015 after equalling Rocky Marcianos unbeaten chronicle of 49-0 following a unanimous decision victory over Andre Berto, and has been involved in a battle of words with McGregor on social media since retirement.
Mayweather has refused to respond to McGregors claim that a fight between the pair is close to being agreed. He was asked about the proliferation while accompanying his protege Gervonta Davis in London, where on Saturday he makes the first defence of his IBF super-featherweight title against Liam Walsh.
This is Liam Walsh and Gervonta Davis press conference. Lets places great importance on these two opponents, supposed Mayweather. Thats total disrespect to both of these soldiers, its their press conference, tells can be discussed. Both of these fighters deserve respect.
On Wednesday, the UFC president Dana White revealed on TNTs live NBA play-off game broadcast that negotiations with McGregor had been completed ahead of what would likely substantiate a popular fight.
The McGregor side is done, White told TNT. Im starting to work on the Mayweather side now.
Im not suggesting the fight will happen, but Ive got one side done: now its time to work on the other. If we can come to an agreement with Haymon and Mayweather, the fights going to happen.
Mayweather, 40, last contend in September 2015 where reference is outpointed Andre Berto.
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