When you got Money Mayweather money dropping $50,000 on the Miami Dolphins is like the average guy stopping at 7-11 to buy a $1 scratch off lottery ticket. It’s not that big a deal. … Floyd Mayweather Jr., currently retired from boxing, says he may come back for a boxer vs. MMA fighter match against UFC featherweight champion and Irish superstar Conor McGregor.
“It’s possible. It was a name that was shot at me, stated Mayweather. “The rumors that y’all been hearing is the rumors that I started. It may not be a rumor. Keep y’all fingers crossed. It may be a boxer versus an MMA fighter.”
Can you imagine the money a Mayweather vs. McGregor fight would bring in?
By the way, it wouldn’t be the first high profile boxer vs. martial artist match-up. Veteran MMA journalist Josh Gross is in fact releasing a new book called Ali vs. Inoki about one of the key fights that helped spawn the MMA revolution.