Mayweather in talks to fight McGregor and Khabib on the SAME day
Floyd Mayweather in talks to fight UFC stars Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov on the SAME day in latest comeback to the boxing ring
- Floyd Mayweather appears committed to facing Conor McGregor a second time
- The two rivals shared the ring in August 2017 after McGregor switches codes
- Mayweather suggested he may face Khabib Nurmagomedov on the same day
- The event would be set to be the most financially lucrative in boxing history
Floyd Mayweather has teased the remarkable prospect of potentially returning to the ring to fight both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov… on the same day.
The 42-year-old has been in and out of retirement and hasn’t featured in the ring since beating former two-weight UFC champion McGregor in August 2017.
Now, however, Mayweather has revealed he is in talks to showcase a rematch with McGregor, alongside a fight with the Irishman’s bitter UFC rival Khabib.
Floyd Mayweather appears committed to facing Conor McGregor for a second time
In a bizarre twist Mayweather suggested he may face Khabib Nurmagomedov on the same day
Mayweather has been drumming up speculation with a series of social media posts, taking to Instagram to promote ‘Mayweather McGregor 2, 2020.’
The undefeated boxing legend added more clarity while recently speaking as a guest on the Drink Champs podcast.
‘I even talked about fighting Khabib and Conor in the same day,’ Mayweather revealed.
‘Khabib in the day and Conor at night. You pay one fee, probably $250 (£190), and you get both fights.’
UFC president Dana White (right) feels a big money deal is there to be done with Mayweather
UFC president Dana White has made no secret of his willingness to facilitate a second blockbuster Mayweather – McGregor showdown, after the first meeting went down as one of the most lucrative in boxing history.
Speaking about Mayweather on air in the immediate aftermath of McGregor’s recent UFC victory over Donald Cerrone, White appeared convinced something could happen.
‘We’ll see what happens. The discussions are always ongoing. They never stop,’ he said.
‘You know Floyd is going through money fast. He’s far from retired, and that rematch will happen at some stage.’
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