Conor McGregor Takes Dig At Floyd Mayweather's Age As Fight Rumors Fly

Mayweather vs McGregor, a contest which was first mooted in May 2016, is provisionally slated to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Okamoto reports that NSAC chairman Anthony Marnell confirmed the approval of an event that could be for a superfight between undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.

There should be no issues with either fighter receiving a license to box, and Bennett has already stated that his commission would have no problem approving a Mayweather-McGregor boxing match.

American Mayweather, 40, posted a video on Twitter confirming the details with the message: "It's official". Purse speculation has both fighters earning in excess of $100 million.

Though oddsmakers make Mayweather a big favorite, the thought of the fight has excited many in the MMA world.




It is a stunning development given that Mayweather, the greatest boxer of his era, had said he was retired after compiling a 49-0 pro record from 1996 through 2015.

Neither specified the Las Vegas venue that will host the fight. Nicknamed Pretty Boy, he won all 49 fights in his career from 1996 through retirement from boxing in September 2015. McGregor is 21-3 in his professional fighting career (9-1 in the UFC) and has ascended to superstardom in the sport.

The fight will be broadcast on Showtime PPV. He holds two UFC titles at 145 and 155 pounds.

"When I step in there, I'm going to shock the whole g*ddamn world", the Irishman said back in January of the pipe-dream fight. However, McGregor has been training as a boxer for the past few months to prepare for the fight.

Iole reported that a "well-placed source" informed Yahoo Sports of the impending announcement on Wednesday and that the Mayweather camp are expected to announce the bout later today.

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