The Irishman, who returns to action Saturday at UFC 246 at T-Mobile Arena, said he “would love to be the first combatant to fight in that arena.”
Floyd Mayweather, the undefeated boxer from Las Vegas, took to Instagram on Thursday to tease a return hours after an interview was released in which he said he was done with boxing.
Floyd Mayweather revealed Wednesday that he never agreed to a New Year’s Eve bout in Japan against kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa.
Floyd Mayweather is planning on fighting Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on Dec. 31 in Saitama, north of Tokyo.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov jokingly challenged Mayweather to a fight.
Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a lengthy battle with brain cancer, sat at ringside for many famous championship fights in Las Vegas. In 1998, he also introduced the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act which helped protect prizefighters from being exploited.
Retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather hinted at a possible comeback Saturday — but not in the ring. He said in an interview with Showtime that he’s spoken with his team about fighting in an MMA bout.
The cases of Canelo Alvarez and Conor McGregor connect in a way that those who will ultimately decide their fates are well aware of the financial jackpots both represent.
Showtime Sports announced the fight generated 4.3 million buys in North America, making it the second-biggest selling bout in history.
UFC president Dana White fired back at a report that indicated Manny Pacquiao’s camp has reached out to Conor McGregor as one of several possible opponents for his return to the ring in April.