Undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr. retired from the “sweet science” after handily disposing of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor back in August, taking a 50-0 record with him.
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Just as the combat sports community was ready to put “Money” in the rear-view mirror, rumors from the TMZ side of the blogosphere had the 40-year-old boxer contemplating a comeback, based on recent footage of Mayweather throwing hands in the gym.
“I don't think so,” SHO Sports executive Stephen Espinoza told TMZ. “You know, Floyd seems pretty happy retired. I don't think we'll see him in the ring again. And it seems like the UFC really wants McGregor back in the cage. It's Floyd's call at some point, but I haven't heard anything from him that makes it seem like he's thinking about McGregor or anything else.”
While it’s hard to say who Mayweather would even fight if he came back to the ring, we definitely know what’s in store for McGregor. “Notorious” will (eventually) unify the division titles against Tony Ferguson.
Or perhaps fight the winner of this bout, if “El Cucuy” is for some reason unavailable.