'We’re fighting': Floyd Mayweather says Khabib Nurmagomedov bout will happen

Tanya Simon
October 18, 2018

It appears that Floyd Mayweather aspires to live out the rest of his professional boxing years by defeating UFC lightweight champions and making millions in the process. Of course, I am the king because he can not drop McGregor but I drop him easily.

White had previously stated that the fighters who were seen attacking Conor McGregor inside the cage during the melee would no longer compete in the UFC.

Nurmagomedov beat McGregor in mixed martial arts in Las Vegas last weekend before calling out Mayweather, who says the fight must take place in the Nevada city.

"When I face Khabib, of course I'm getting a nine-figure payday".

"What I exactly said is CBS, Showtime, MGM Grand, get that check book ready because you already know I'm Floyd Money Mayweather".

Mayweather says his purse for the fight could be double what he earned from a similar showdown with Conor McGregor in 2017.

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"Oh, we're fighting", Mayweather said.

Nurmagomedov extended his ideal professional mixed martial arts record to 27-0 and retained his UFC lightweight title with a stunning fourth-round submission victory over McGregor in a fight which ended in controversy and a mass brawl. He has not fought since overcoming McGregor but stated last month that he was coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. "I'm my own boss, so I can't say what's going on at Khabib's end, but at my end we can make it happen".

White stopped short of confirming whether or not Tukhugov will remain on the UFC roster, although he's already been pulled from his upcoming fight on October 27 against Artem Lobov at the UFC Fight Night card in Canada. I can't think of a better man, a fighter right now who has a better legacy than Khabib in terms of popularity and legacy.

Nurmagomedov has also spoken enthusiastically about facing Mayweather.

"So Khabib, you got my leftovers". Let's go. Why not? It's more than the McGregor fight... probably $100 million more... "It could be somewhere upwards of $110m to $200m guaranteed". [But] in the jungle there is only one king.

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