Conor McGregor simply posted a cryptic message on Instagram that features a photograph of him boxing Floyd Mayweather and the caption “I settle for.”
Floyd Mayweather is presently set to field Japanese social media sensation Mikuru Asakura in RIZIN this fall, and hasn’t talked about the potential for a Conor McGregor rematch publicly for months. That did not cease ‘The Infamous’ from suggesting it on his social media, full with a pic of him ripping McGregor to the physique from their 2017 superfight.
Conor McGregor continues to be recovering from a nasty leg break damage suffered within the cage in opposition to Dustin Poirier in July of 2021. There is no such thing as a locked date for his return, and hopes he could battle by the top of the 12 months have begun to fade. McGregor just lately stated he deliberate on boxing once more sooner or later, though he did verify that he deliberate to compete within the UFC as soon as he is able to combating. He informed Sky Sports activities:
“Boxing is my old flame in fight sports activities, is boxing. I had such a good time the final time I used to be on the market. Clearly my return shall be contained in the Octagon for the UFC in blended martial arts. That story is way from over. In actual fact, that story is simply being wrote, it’s simply starting. In order that’s the place I’ll make my return. However boxing for positive, I’ll grace the squared circle once more for positive sooner or later.”
If McGregor plans on boxing once more, there isn’t any greater opponent than Floyd Mayweather. ‘Cash’ retired after beating McGregor with an ideal 50-0 report, a quantity he likes a lot he insists all his matches transferring ahead are exhibitions. These have included bouts in opposition to Tenshin Nasukawa, Logan Paul, Don Moore, and now Mikuru Asakura. May Conor McGregor be subsequent?
Floyd Mayweather claims he carried Conor McGregor via their first boxing match
Conor McGregor carried himself effectively via the primary battle with Mayweather. Not solely did he persuade folks via sheer drive of persona that he had an opportunity in opposition to the pound-for-pound boxing legend, he lasted till the tenth spherical in opposition to Mayweather.
Following the battle, different legends of the game like Mike Tyson and George Foreman gave McGregor props for his boxing abilities. Foreman lauded McGregor for making the battle ‘aggressive.’ However Mayweather has repeatedly claimed following the battle that he went straightforward on McGregor, saying:
“I will let you know all the reality. You recognize I carried McGregor. You recognize I made it look good for y’all.”
Mayweather and McGregor have taunted one another over social media repeatedly, and McGregor has stated he’d be joyful to rematch Mayweather any time. Main as much as his exhibition bout in opposition to Logan Paul, Mayweather was requested if he was fascinated with a rematch with Infamous. He replied:
“Completely. He straightforward.”