Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor May Fight For Diamond Belt

Nate Diaz Conor Mc Gregor fight this year

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are to meet in a highly anticipated cross-over boxing fight in August.

Mayweather has repeatedly said he is the "A side" of the fight and should earn significantly more as a result. They asked for this fight.

It was announced earlier in the week that 40-year-old former multi-weight world champion Mayweather would come out of retirement to put his 49-0 record on the line against mixed martial arts champion McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26.

Although there was no news yet regarding the pay-per-view and the ticket prices on the awaited fight, rumors have it that it would defeat the revenue charged between the last fight on Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio.

"I love Bruce Lee and the other disciplines and when he fought against other fighters, you wanted to see the differences, so I can see the appeal". He's very happy. I'm very happy, and I can't wait. "I was retired, but they wanted me back, and I'm back".

"You're supposed to stand behind your man. Stand behind the fighter that you believe in".

"I can't get my head around why the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world and arguably the greatest of all time is fighting someone who has never had a boxing match in his life", Hatton told BBC Radio 5 live's Sportsweek. I think it could be a 12-round onslaught, to be honest with you. Ahnald is huge boxing fan - and often attends big fights. Every battle sport always starts with your hands, but they are two totally different sports.

He added: "I'm not against sanctioning it for something like the Diamond title".

"I feel embarrassed to say this but I'd be very surprised if (McGregor) wins a round".

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