Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor
The 49-fight undefeated specialist of the Sweet Science, Floyd Mayweather came out of the retirement “just to fight Conor McGregor”. In addition he proposed not to wait and make it happen in June. UFC head Dana White has advised that the fight is indeed “gonna happen” although the date of June 10th does not reflect the reality.
The current UFC lightweight champion out of Ireland, Conor McGregor told Los Angeles Times that he is ready for boxing and will make the revolution in the industry.
“I’m ready to box. I’ve been ready for a long time,” said McGregor. “The game’s going to be in shock when I step in the ring. Trust me on that.”
The MMA fighter is awaiting the birth of his son with a due date in eight weeks. He revealed that he is aiming the fight against Mayweather in September as well as had tried to talk to him in person.”
“[September] is what I’m thinking. That’s what the word is. That’s what we’re close to doing.”
“I’ve tried to talk to Floyd. I flew to Las Vegas to have talks with Floyd and then he retired. He just doesn’t want to see me. He’s petrified. Wouldn’t you be?”
“No one knows what to expect with me, and they shouldn’t. Because I don’t know what to expect either.”
Floyd Mayweather is travelling the World with “The Money Tour”.
Famed boxer is currently in Moscow. The Russia Today reports that when talking about the McGregor showdown, Mayweather says that the actual fight has to be signed first. The arrangement of the place is the following phase of making it happen.
“Firstly we need to agree a fight and then after we can agree on a place,” said Mayweather”. “If somehow it turns out the fight will be in Moscow, then I have no problem. If I had to choose now then I would choose Moscow.”