Conor McGregor Breaks Silence on 9-Figure Rematch Against Billionaire Floyd Mayweather

Published 06/24/2022, 2:27 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 23: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor face off during a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on August 23, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two will meet in a super welterweight boxing match at T-Mobile Arena on August 26 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor, fighting Floyd Mayweather, was a spectacle to watch. Not only did the two fighters put up a good fight, but they also left no stone unturned in entertaining the fans. After their fight was over, many people wished to see them run it back. Well, if rumors are to be believed, those people will now have their wishes granted. The two fighters could compete in a potential 9-figure rematch.

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For a while now, Floyd Mayweather has been suggesting that he is open to a boxing match against Conor McGregor. During an interview, the legendary boxer said, “Absolutely. He easy. The beef is all these guys look up to me, steal my blueprint and then get to hating on me.”

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When I say to Conor, if you’re listening, you can get that too. Most definitely. That right, this is very personal. After everything, where they left the ring, they hugged, but things are a little different now.”

Recently, a post by McGregor added more to the speculations of ‘The Notorious’ fighting Mayweather in a rematch. On his Instagram, the Irish UFC superstar uploaded an image of himself punching Mayweather. He captioned the image, saying, “I accept.”

After McGregor’s post, FIGHTHYPE.COM on Twitter spoke about a potential rematch between the two combat sports giants. The tweet said, “Sources: @FloydMayweather and @TheNotoriousMMA are currently in talks for a potential rematch. If it happens, expect Mayweather to pocket another 9-figure payday. #MayweatherMcGregor2“.

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‘Mystic Mac’ suffered an injury against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. While it would seem natural to expect McGregor to return to the octagon, there would be no surprise if he returns to the boxing ring too.

Conor McGregor said he will return to boxing

Throughout his MMA career, fans have known Conor McGregor for his immense striking skills. ‘The Notorious’ remains the only UFC fighter who faced arguably the greatest boxer of all time, Floyd Mayweather. McGregor’s love and passion for boxing are second to none, and hence, during an interview, he said he would return to the sport.

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McGregor spoke about how boxing is his first love. He said, “Boxing is, you know, my first love in combat sports. It is boxing. So you know I had such a great time the last time I was out there.”

The Irish superstar is sure of returning to the ring. He further added, “Boxing for sure, I will. I will grace the squared circle again for sure in the future.”

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When Conor McGregor makes his return to fighting, he will have a lot of options available to him. Ardent fans of Conor McGregor will wait to see against whom McGregor tests his skills.

Comment down and let us know who you think will win in a potential rematch between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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