Getting closer: McGregor resolves Mayweather bout with UFC

Getting closer: McGregor resolves Mayweather bout with UFC

Speculation about the megafight started one year ago in May when Mayweather threw the first figurative swing by confirming a rumor saying he would come out of retirement to square off against McGregor. McGregor's a fighter. I'm a fighter.

"I've got one side done". A reasonable compromise would be for both fighters to wear eight ounce gloves, however Mayweather is insisting McGregor wear 10 ounce gloves.

After months of speculation and repeated delays, hopes that the high-profile contest would be made sooner rather than later were heightened this week when UFC president Dana White confirmed he had completed negotiations with McGregor and was now set to begin talks with Mayweather and adviser Al Haymon.

McGregor, who already has a license to fight in California, says he has agreed to terms with the UFC for a potential boxing match against 40-year-old Mayweather, who called it quits in 2015 after going 49-0 with 26 knockouts, hanging up his gloves as the welterweight king.

Most recently McGregor signed a "record breaking deal", and is now waiting on Mayweather to sign the paperwork.

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Late last night (May 17, 2017), it was announced that Conor McGregor had struck a deal with the UFC in order to make his often discussed mega fight with the legendary Floyd Mayweather a reality.

Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in NY. But the Conor bout, which involves boxing's biggest rival, the MMA, potentially has a lot more money than probably any other bout in history, which makes it pretty hard to resist for a guy who's made-up middle name is "The Money".

This past December, McGregor's attorneys showed Bennett a video of the Irish champ boxing while attempting to gain a license.

Mayweather was in London on Thursday to promote a fight between Liam Walsh and Gervonta Davis. Congratulations to all parties involved.

"Putting those feelings aside and speaking just from a totally tactical combat sports standpoint, the fight is an absolute joke". 2016 Rio Olympics - Boxing - Quarterfinal - Women's Middle (75kg) Quarterfinals Bout 245 - Riocentro - Pavilion 6 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 17/08/2016. According to Fox Business, McGregor initially sought $100 million but Mayweather countered with an offer of $15 million plus some broadcasting revenue.

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