Not many know but there have been extensive talks about a potential UFC star Conor McGregor and Floyd “Money” Mayweather rematch. It appears the reason it hasn’t gained much traction as of yet; is that the two can’t meet at details about the fight. However, over the past couple of weeks, progress has struck and the rematch is edging closer, reported Ben Davies for IrishMirror.com.
In 2017, these two shared the ring together and while McGregor proved to be a worthy opponent, his fate was like the others who fought Mayweather. This fight is still considered the second highest-selling combat sports PPV of all time. The sequel nearing is a great sign for the fans and fighting sports lovers. McGregor continues to hint at a second fight via social media by trolling or leaving comments like: “I accept” under Mayweather’s posts. UFC President Dana White was a bit skeptical and pessimistic when the idea was brought to his attention initially. However, understanding the potential outcome of this second fight possibly made him reconsider. Initially, he found no interest in letting the UFC star return to the ring with Floyd Mayweather.
Does it Make Sense for Floyd Mayweather?
According to sources, the fight is nearing but does this make much sense for Mayweather going forward? It’s been suggested that the pair are now discussing the rules and intricate details of the fight. McGregor has specific stipulations, as well as, Mayweather does, per The Sun.
“Conor will only take the fight providing Floyd is willing to put his professional record on the line – so the fight will not be an exhibition, it will be an official fight. It will be at 155lb. That’s what we know so far.
“It will be the last time Floyd ever steps in the ring so it is not one to miss. The deal is very close to being done. Personal terms have been agreed on both parties. It will be one final showdown. And yes records will be at stake. Floyd sees it as the end of the Mayweather era and the beginning of the Gervonta Davis era.
“He believes it will be the biggest night boxing will have ever seen and has been saying ‘People best be ready because it’s going to be something spectacular’. There are arguments about the rounds at the moment with Conor’s team wanting 10 rounds. But the deal and rights are certainly getting there.”