By: Simon Samano |
January 19, 2020 4: 26 am
As soon as UFC 246 turned into as soon as over, Floyd Mayweather didn’t break any time making waves.
On Saturday evening at T-Cell Arena in Las Vegas, Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated return to the octagon ended with a 40-2nd dismantling of Donald Cerrone, signaling that the current two-division champion is aid on top of the MMA world.
Which manner his alternatives are huge originate, and that would possibly include a probably boxing rematch with Mayweather, who it appears to be like feels the same capability.
It turned into as soon as most efficient a subject of minutes after McGregor’s victory that he posted a poster on Instagram teasing Mayweather vs. McGregor 2.
The calculated social media transfer falls based fully on UFC president Dana White’s fresh feedback about doing alternate with Mayweather this year. White shared for the length of the UFC 246-submit fight news conference that he and Mayweather had been involved at some level of the evening.
“Floyd and I even bag been talking tonight, too,” White acknowledged.
White previously has acknowledged the concept can be for Mayweather to compete in some vogue of wrong-promotion. Asked to uncover info of their dialog Saturday evening, White most efficient kept the thriller alive.
“Hear, we’re doing something with Floyd. We’re doing something with Floyd,” White acknowledged. “And, umm, you know … I don’t know. It’s treasure, tonight’s the evening of the fight, to gain the Khabib fight coming, and there’s appropriate loads occurring.
“Floyd is in our plans, and we are in Floyd’s plans this year, and we’ll pause up doing something.”
Whether that can be fights in opposition to both McGregor or Nurmagomedov stays to be seen. Mayweather defeated McGregor by 10th-spherical TKO of their August 2017 boxing match. Nurmagomedov, undefeated at 28-0 in MMA, has known as for a fight with the 50-0 Mayweather, who’s appeared most efficient mildly alive to earlier than.
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