Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he is prepared to go up against UFC lightweight victor Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Nurmagomedov tested Mayweather after effectively safeguarding his title prior this month at UFC 229 with a fourth-round accommodation prevail upon Conor McGregor , who ventured out of the octagon and into the ring keep going August to go up against Mayweather.
McGregor kept going 10 rounds , yet Mayweather at last kept up his ideal record and the resigned boxing star has now directed his concentration toward Nurmagomedov.
“We’re battling,” Mayweather disclosed to TMZ Sports.
“I’m my own manager. I can’t state what’s happening on Khabib’s end, however on my end we can get it going.”
Whenever inquired as to whether the potential session with the likewise undefeated Nurmagomedov would be a boxing or blended hand to hand fighting challenge, Mayweather was open with his reaction.
“Who’s the A-side? He got me out, so you need to go to my reality,” Mayweather stated, including that he expects a nine-figure arrangement should an assention be come to.
“I found in a meeting, he said when he hit Conor McGregor, he thumped Conor McGregor down. He said I didn’t thump him down. Alright, Khabib. You got my remains. Challenge dee-do.”
It has for some time been supposed that Mayweather would battle Manny Pacquiao in a rematch . It has likewise been accounted for that Mayweather would leave retirement and battle in the UFC in a rematch with McGregor.
Nurmagomedov and McGregor have incidentally been suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for their jobs in the fight that pursued their UFC 229 session, with a gathering set for October 24 to talk about further punishments.