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Mayweather Wants $600 Million For Bouts With Khabib, McGregor

Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather is looking to secure a giant vault full of money for a potential ring return.

Mayweather retired back in August of 2017, after stopping UFC superstar Conor McGregor in the tenth round at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. For that contest, Mayweather had snapped a two year layoff.

In the last few months, Mayweather has been discussing the possibility of fighting again this year.

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UFC President Dana White is looking to work side by side with Mayweather for his ring return. The two had met at a basketball game in 2019 and reached a verbal pact to work together for a big event this coming fall.

Mayweather has confirmed that White has approached him regarding the possibility of a boxing match with Khabib Nurmagomedov and a boxing rematch with McGregor.

Mayweather, 43-years-old, earned a reported $300 million for the bout with McGregor.

He's looking for similar paydays to get back in the ring, against two of the biggest stars that the UFC has to offer.

He explains that fights against the likes of Khabib and McGregor would bring far more money than facing any of the top boxers at welterweight or junior middleweight.

"'We [him and White] talked about the Conor McGregor fight, we talked about the Khabib fight. For myself, the number is $600 million [to face them]. If I'm going to go out there and risk it, it'd have to be worth it," Mayweather stated during a fan event in the UK.

"In the boxing world as of right now, it doesn't make sense for me to fight any ordinary fighter. I'm a business man. The Conor McGregor fight made sense. If it makes money, it makes sense.

"I don't fight fighters or compete against competitors that only have cities behind them. If I'm going to fight you, you have to have a whole country behind you. 'The first fight [with McGregor] was entertaining. It's an entertainment business."

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Comment by Dasmius Shinobi on 03-10-2020

Floyd Mayweather Jr. have the right and he earned it. What the f[I]uc[/I]k is the deal with the hate? Let's the man enjoy his retirement and his crossover match that pay him well. For the note, I am a Pa[I]cta[/I]rd…

Comment by Bandman on 03-09-2020

[QUOTE=Monzon99;20451427]Pac wants the Floyd rematch first and foremost. He will fight McGregor to take away Floyd's options to force Floyd to fight Pac.[/QUOTE] what makes u think Pacquiao deserves a rematch? He only won 2 rounds and stunk up the…

Comment by KillaMane26 on 03-08-2020

Only way its worth that much is if he did MMA rules

Comment by pasawayako on 03-08-2020

[QUOTE=CasperUK;20450657]Floyd took $9m for that Japanese guy at the end of 2018 and he was recently here in the UK charging £100 for people to take a picture with him. He didn't even sign gloves himself - he had somebody…

Comment by Monzon99 on 03-08-2020

[QUOTE=Bandman;20449502]Pacauiao also wants to fight McGregor so what's your point?[/QUOTE] Pac wants the Floyd rematch first and foremost. He will fight McGregor to take away Floyd's options to force Floyd to fight Pac.

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