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Dana White Stands By His Offer To Mayweather, Says Floyd Will Need That Money ‘Real Quick’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. dismissed Dana White’s offer of $25 million and a cut of the Pay-per-view(PPV) revenue to fight Conor McGregor in true ‘Money May’ style on Friday. Speaking to TMZ, Mayweather referred to the UFC president as a “fucking comedian” before flashing the expensive Hublot watch he had just bought. It seemed to be his way of saying, ‘I …

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Conor McGregor Takes Shot At Floyd Mayweather Over Domestic Violence Charge

UFC 196 Open Workouts, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada 2/3/2016 Conor McGregor Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Raymond Spencer

Conor McGregor has provoked retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. with an emoji depicting McGregor reigning supreme over Mayweather captioned ‘call me C.J Watson’. Watson is currently a back-up point guard for the Orlando Magic in the NBA, but in 2010, it was understood that Watson had an intimate relationship with Josie Harris, the mother of three of Mayweather’s children. In …

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Twitter: Conor McGregor Has A Threatening Message For Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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The two most talented self-promoters in combat sports, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr., continue to prod and tease the public with the idea of a cross-codes super-fight between them. A couple of weeks back, it was Mayweather doing all the talking. The supposedly retired boxer launched threats at McGregor, liaised with the Irishman’s MMA rival, Nate Diaz, and even …

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Oscar De La Hoya Wants To Make Conor McGregor Vs ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Showdown

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Upon hearing the news that Conor McGregor had obtained a boxing license in the state of California last week, Floyd Mayweather’s right-hand man and CEO of the fighter’s promotional company Leonard Ellerbe accused ‘The Notorious’ one of playing a “con game” to gain notoriety. However, while Ellerbe immediately dismissed the Irishman’s unexpected move as a mere charade and played down …

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Twitter: John Kavanagh Stirs The Pot As Conor McGregor Is Granted Boxing License

Despite the fact that he has been relatively quiet since his sensational UFC lightweight title victory over Eddie Alvarez in New York on November 12th, Conor McGregor’s name has continued to make the headlines with phenomenal consistency. After the world media’s effusive praise of the Irishman’s performance at UFC 205 died down a little, there was a brief lull, and …

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Conor McGregor Has Also Applied For Boxing License In Nevada – Several Hurdles In The Way

While Conor McGregor has been granted a license to box professionally in the state of California, he has not been afforded the same privilege in neighbouring Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission(NSAC) executive director Bob Bennett told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the UFC lightweight champion had indeed made an application for a boxing license in the state. However, due to …

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Elephants, Ants, And Conor McGregor Vs Floyd Mayweather

It was just over a year ago that I noted, “The name Floyd Mayweather Jr. never seems to be far from the lips of the UFC’s two biggest stars, Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey,” before making the argument that MMA’s most prominent pair were merely trying to muscle their way into and bathe briefly in a bigger star’s glow with …

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Chael Sonnen Hearing Rumours That Conor McGregor Is Hoping To Make Floyd Mayweather Fight

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 18: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stretches during an open workout for UFC 202 at Rocks Lounge at the Red Rock Casino on August 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

It’s just a little over a month since UFC president Dana White told TMZ Sports that if Floyd Mayweather Jr. wanted to discuss the possibility of fighting Conor McGregor, he would have to be willing to consider a hybrid rules bout. “Listen, Conor’s under contract with me,” White said. “We can start with kicks, punches, and elbows.” “That’s right. Kicks, …

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Watch: McGregor-Mayweather Could Happen, Just Not In 2016 Says Nelson

The speculation surrounding a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. has dominated headlines over the past number of weeks. While some are confident the bout will go ahead sometime this year, others are refusing to buy into the hype. Amongst the latter group is Gunnar Nelson, training partner and close friend of McGregor, who is adamant the rumoured bout …

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