Retired boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr. might still have a career beating guys to a pulp. UFC President Dana White has updated fans on the possibility of Money Mayweather crossing over to his league.
In a new interview, White revealed he planned to meet with Mayweather’s team this week.
In an interview on Fox Sports 1 program Undisputed, Dana reveals to host Skip and Shannon that he has a meeting with Floyd Mayweather’s camp to discuss a possible agreement. Dana White reminds viewers how unlikely the blockbuster boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather was at one point. Dana White smiles as he tells Skip that he has a meeting with Floyd Mayweather crew and says that “anything is possible” regarding Floyd “Money” Mayweather signing a deal with the UFC. When asked whether Floyd Mayweather will attend the meeting, Dana stated that it is unlikely. (Inquistr)
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Earlier this month, speculation developed about Mayweather possibly suiting up to fight in the UFC.
UFC and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are discussing a deal that would bring the undefeated boxer into mixed martial arts, according to UFC president Dana White. “We’re talking to Floyd about doing a UFC deal,” White told ESPN. “It’s real. He was talking about [boxing] Conor McGregor. Was that real? Have you heard Floyd talk about many things that aren’t real? He usually tips his hand when he’s in the media, and then that s— ends up happening. (ESPN)
Back in October, rap star 50 Cent flexed his friendship goals alongside Floyd Mayweather.
A few days prior, Floyd’s daughter singled out rap star Drake for not putting any respect on her dad’s name.