‘If they’re paying cash Conor, I’ll whip your a**… again!’: Floyd Mayweather happy to fight McGregor once more if the price is right after earning £200m from first encounter
- Floyd Mayweather earned over £200million from his win over Conor McGregor
- The 43-year-old officially retired from the ring after 50 wins from 50 fights
- But Mayweather announced in November that he was coming out of retirement
- McGregor returned to the Octagon in January and knocked out Donald Cerrone
Floyd Mayweather would fight Conor McGregor again if there was enough money to be made.
The American boxer earned over £200million from his victory over McGregor in 2017.
Mayweather told TMZ Sports: ‘Man if they pay I’m there to play.
Floyd Mayweather would fight Conor McGregor again if there was enough money to be made
‘And if they’re paying cash Conor, I’ll whip your ass… again.
‘I do what I do everywhere, I pick up money I get paid to tell my story.’
The 43-year-old officially retired from the ring after 50 wins from 50 fights following that win over McGregor.
Although Mayweather did fight Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year’s Eve in 2018 in an exhibition appearance.
And Mayweather announced in November that he was coming out of retirement in 2020 to work on an event with UFC boss Dana White.
McGregor returned to the Octagon in January after a year and knocked out American Donald Cerrone in the first round.
UFC president White said McGregor is ‘focused on fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov next’.
There was speculation of a third bout with Nate Diaz, particularly with Khabib otherwise engaged and defending the lightweight title against Tony Ferguson in April.
McGregor returned to the Octagon in January after a year and knocked out Donald Cerrone
Mayweather Jr. punches McGregor in their super welterweight boxing match in 2017
But it seems the Irishman only has eyes for the Russian, who comprehensively defeated him back in 2018.
Mayweather insisted he did not have to work too hard in the build-up to defeat MCGregor in their first fight.
The ‘Money Fight’ ended in a 10th-round TKO victory for Mayweather and he has yet to return to the ring since.
‘All I did was do pushups and situps. That’s all I did. Pushups and situps, box a few times, hit the bag a few times. Because, actually, the training camp was in different places’, he told Drink Champs.
‘I would do a training camp in Vegas a few days. Sometimes I wouldn’t go to the gym for a week.
‘I took it serious. Like I said before, I wanted to have some fun in the fight. I wanted to entertain the people.’
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