Floyd Mayweather Says Fight With Conor McGregor ‘Likely To Happen’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — “That’s the only fight that will get me back in the ring,” Floyd Mayweather said of a cross-sport bout against UFC star Conor McGregor.

Mayweather, 39, retired in 2015 with a 49-0 record but told Sky Sports 1 that, “Most likely the fight between me and Conor McGregor will happen.”

So when will the fight take place?

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“I don’t know,” he said. “I need to communicate with my team, the fight hasn’t been made yet, but it is all about entertainment so hopefully we can make it happen.”

McGregor, 28, has obtained a boxing license in hopes of fighting Mayweather.

Many believe this could be the first “billion dollar fight.”

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