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Mayweather Firm: If I Return it's MMA, But Right Now I'm Retired

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) is currently on a tour of of Asia.

Mayweather, 41-years-old, retired from the ring last August, after returning to secure a stoppage victory over UFC superstar Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The contest was Mayweather's first bout in over two years, and proved to be his last - at least in a boxing ring.

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During his recent stop in the Philippines, Mayweather was mobbed with questions regarding the possibility of fighting again.

Mayweather refused to rule out the idea of fighting again in the future - but also made it clear that he's currently not thinking about it. 

"As of right now, I'm touring around the world, doing different things, embracing my fans, getting love from all around the world, right now I'm just travelling." Mayweather said to ABS-CBN News.

"I don't know what the future holds, but as of right now, I'm retired. I'm not thinking about fighting right now."

In recent months, Mayweather has dropped numerous hints about the idea of returning to fight - but in mixed martial arts.

During several interviews, Mayweather expressed his desire to take part in a UFC fight.

The retired boxer revealed a few weeks ago that he would obtain a license to fight in MMA.

Mayweather himself confirmed that he's been in contact with UFC star Tyrone Woodley, who the undefeated boxer would use as a trainer to prepare for a potential MMA debut. 

When ABS-CBN spoke to Mayweather on the topic, he stood firm on the idea that an actual comeback would only occur in MMA - not boxing.

"If I do happen to come back, it'll be in an octagon. If I did, but right now, I'm not worried about the octagon or the boxing ring," Mayweather said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boksfan on 05-21-2018

[QUOTE=j.razor;18791607]So breaking his record twice is worse?[/QUOTE] No, worse because there are so many people easy to manipulate. People with brain know Floyd can't do MMA just like Conor can't box.

Comment by .!WAR MIKEY! on 05-21-2018

[QUOTE=j.razor;18791598]I have yet to hear that out of any of the fighters mouth. This talk is coming from who exactly?[/QUOTE] Theopane left, and tons of others want out, love, ronny etc all pulled out of their fights last minute on…

Comment by j.razor on 05-21-2018

[QUOTE=Boksfan;18752567]That's even worse.[/QUOTE] So breaking his record twice is worse?

Comment by j.razor on 05-21-2018

[QUOTE=.!WAR MIKEY!;18752550]promotional company is dying. Everyone wants out. Only people who likes it there are those who had no other option so they been there before the real offical launch of Mayweather Promotions so mayweather shows the more $$$ LOVE…

Comment by WesternChamp on 05-09-2018

translation: i want to roll around with younger guys, ellerbe is getting old now.

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