Conor McGregor Says Floyd Mayweather Looks Fat – Calls His Bout With Logan Paul ‘A Mad Scene’

Published 01/22/2021, 7:43 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 29: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 29, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


Conor McGregor has his eyes set on Floyd Mayweather as the undefeated pugilist will return to boxing action against Logan Paul in a special exhibition clash on February 20 at the Tokyo Dome. Although McGregor also has his upcoming fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, the ‘Notorious’ still took out some time to shed light on Mayweather’s plans.

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He didn’t cuss the five-division world champion for fighting a YouTuber. Instead, he took a cheeky dig at his former foe, Floyd Mayweather. According to McGregor, the scenario is complex right now, and Mayweather looks a bit overweight.

“You know fair play to them, fair play to the Logan guy getting at Floyd. I am excited to see how that goes. Floyd looks a bit fat. I mean, it’s a mad little scene at the minute, isn’t it?” said McGregor in an interview with BT Sport.

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However, the Irish superstar didn’t demean Logan Paul and wished him luck ahead of his fight.

The former two-division UFC champion added. “But I am not against it, any man that is willing to make that walk, you know all the best.”

Meanwhile, Logan Paul’s brother Jake Paul has been calling out Conor McGregor for a long time. Following a sensational KO over NBA star Nate Robinson, ‘The Problem Child’ has grabbed a lot of attention in the undercard of Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. Following it, Paul has challenged McGregor with some vile comments.

The MMA giant hasn’t delivered a proper response and seems interested in accepting serious fights, likely Dustin Poirier and the other fighters at UFC.

What’s next for Conor McGregor?

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After facing Poirier, McGregor has hinted at making another move to the boxing world to fight octuple world champion, Manny Pacquiao. The fight isn’t a done deal, but ‘Pac-Man’ has also desired to accept the challenge, and it can be set in stone very soon.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Conor McGregor prepares for his welterweight bout against Donald Cerrone during UFC246 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

So, Jake Paul can only wish for the fight against Conor McGregor in the recent scenario. But, combat is an unpredictable sport, and considering the unparalleled politics in it, anything can happen. So ruling out McGregor vs Paul might not be a good decision.

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Do you see Conor McGregor accepting a fight against Jake Paul?

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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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