One of the highest-grossing fights in fight sports activities historical past may even see a rematch in 2023. Floyd Mayweather Jr. claimed in an interview with Sportsmail that he and UFC celebrity Conor McGregor are ironing out remaining particulars to run again their 2017 conflict.
During the interview, Mayweather said that it isn’t but confirmed if the bout could be held as knowledgeable contest or as an exhibition. He did state that his choice could be for an exhibition, saying, “I am not into fights where I am going to take any real punishment.”
Mayweather received the primary struggle by TKO within the tenth spherical after piling up a substantial lead on the official scorecards. After McGregor outlanded Mayweather within the early rounds, Mayweather amped up his punch output starting within the fourth spherical, outclassing the UFC star.
The struggle was the ultimate skilled bout of Mayweather’s profession as he retired with an ideal 50-0 file. It was McGregor’s professional boxing debut after he’d established himself as the most important combined martial arts star on the planet, profitable UFC titles at each featherweight and light-weight.
Since retiring, Mayweather has fought in three exhibition bouts, going through Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, social media star Logan Paul and former sparring companion Don Moore. After stopping Nasukawa within the first spherical, the fights with Paul and Moore had no official winner as per the foundations of an exhibition. He is predicted to step again within the ring for one more exhibition in November towards social media star Deji, the brother of KSI.
McGregor returned to his UFC profession after the loss to Mayweather of their first bout and has since gone 1-3. In his most up-to-date bout, McGregor suffered a grotesque leg break resulting in his second consecutive TKO loss.