WOW! Floyd Mayweather Says Conor McGregor Rematch Will “Absolutely” Happen

Published 06/04/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 26: (R-L) Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a punch at Conor McGregor during their super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


44-year-old Floyd Mayweather isn’t shying away from re-matching Conor McGregor inside the boxing ring. Although Mayweather is locked in to face Logan Paul on his much-awaited return, the undefeated boxer is still being linked to the UFC big shot.

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In 2017, Mayweather staged his final professional win by outpointing Conor McGregor via 10 RD TKO. In the aftermath of the fight, both men shared a healthy moment and claimed to run it back in the future. Although they went ahead with their respective careers, a rematch looks possible from this point.

During the latest media interaction for Mayweather vs Paul, ‘Money’ reflected opinion on facing ‘The Notorious’ and predicted to vanquish the MMA fighter once again.

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“Easy, absolutely,” said Floyd Mayweather (H/T- Mirror).

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Meanwhile. Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe also passed a green signal from his end, raking up the possibilities of Mayweather vs McGregor 2. Hene, fans can rightly remain interested in further updates.

“Most definitely. Because that right there is very personal. After everything where they left the ring and the hugged and all that. But things are a little different now, things are a little different,” said Ellerbe on Mayweather’s possible fight against McGregor.

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Following the original battle, which was a tremendous success at the Box Office, a rematch was always on the line. Mayweather even hinted at facing Conor McGregor inside the octagon during the start of 2020. However, there was no development to the idea. And the rematch will likely happen inside the ring if it ever takes place.

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather- What A War

The whole combat world was split into two halves when Mayweather and McGregor collided in a gruesome scrap. The fight received global attention, with four international press conferences all over the planet. While Mayweather was 40 back then, many doubted his chance against an eminent UFC fighter like Conor McGregor.

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Nevertheless, Mayweather dominated the showdown in the squared circle. McGregor could crack him up with some great shots in the first few rounds. However, the later rounds saw the undefeated pugilist return in style. Mayweather unleashed his best side and when McGregor seemed tired, the boxing elite charged him up with combinations.

The UFC star couldn’t offer much in response and the referee had to step in and wave off the fight. It was declared a TKO, ending McGregor’s maiden boxing bout on a grim note. But it also crafted the road to a rematch.

Do you think McGregor vs Mayweather 2 will happen in 2022?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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