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Floyd Mayweather Open To Future Re-Run Opposite Conor McGregor: It’s Very Personal | FightBook MMA
June 4, 2021
Former boxing world champion, the undefeated, Floyd Mayweather is in keeping with his supervisor, Leonard Ellerbe, open to a possible future “very private” re-run towards former opponent and former UFC light-weight and featherweight champion, Conor McGregor.
Making his return to the squared circle this weekend within the Miami Gardens, Florida — Mayweather is scheduled to tackle YouTuber, the 0-1 skilled boxer, Logan Paul in an eight spherical exhibition boxing match on the Onerous Rock Stadium.
The outing will come as Mayweather’s second exhibition boxing match since his second profession retirement again in August of 2017 — after he took dwelling a primary spherical TKO win over Rizin FF kickboxing expertise, Tenshin Nasukawa on New 12 months’s Eve in 2018.
In his retirement battle from skilled boxing, the Michigan native headlined a Showtime promoted occasion towards the above-mentioned, McGregor, who made his skilled boxing debut on the occasion. Mayweather went on to attain an eventual tenth spherical TKO victory over the Dubliner.
Within the time since, McGregor and Mayweather have each flirted with a possible rematch sooner or later, in addition to the previous’s willingness to attain one other boxing match sooner or later, with potential showdowns towards the likes of rival, Paulie Malignaggi, YouTuber, Jake Paul, and former-foe of Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao briefly instructed since.
Forward of this Sunday’s showcase towards the elder Paul brother, Mayweather’s supervisor, Ellerbe spoke with Showtime Sports activities the place he declared that his consumer could be open a rematch with the Dubliner sooner or later, labeling their rivalry as “very private“.
“He’s (Conor McGregor) been speaking lots of mess,” Ellerbe mentioned. “Hear, what I say to Conor (McGregor) is that should you’re listening — you will get it too. Most positively. As a result of that proper there’s very private. I believe after every thing once they left the ring and hugged and every thing however issues are somewhat totally different now.“
These claims from Ellerbe relating to a possible rematch are certain to pique the curiosity of McGregor, who himself is booked for his Octagon outing of the 12 months this July as he headlines UFC 264 from a sold-out T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada as he takes on former interim UFC light-weight champion, Dustin Poirier.
McGregor headlined UFC 257 in January on ‘Struggle Island’ in Abu Dhabi, UAE — dropping his first skilled knockout loss in blended martial arts within the type of a second spherical barrage from American Prime Group staple, Poirier — drawing the general rating between the 2 at one apiece following McGregor’s September 2014 knockout win, establishing this summer season’s trilogy rubber match.
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