Conor McGregor says a rematch with Floyd Mayweather ‘will be interesting, no doubt’

Love it or hate it, Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was one of the highest grossing fights in combat sports history, and a rematch would probably be another box office smash. McGregor, the former UFC ‘champ-champ,’ lost the fight via 10th round technical knockout but, judging by a recent Tweet, the Irishma…

By: Lewis McKeever | 5 years
Conor McGregor says a rematch with Floyd Mayweather ‘will be interesting, no doubt’
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Love it or hate it, Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was one of the highest grossing fights in combat sports history, and a rematch would probably be another box office smash.

McGregor, the former UFC ‘champ-champ,’ lost the fight via 10th round technical knockout but, judging by a recent Tweet, the Irishman feels he would have more success in a rematch.

“I spoiled it with the rush right hook here,” McGregor posted on Twitter. “The angle was made. He was in the dirt. I just had to set correctly into my feet and fire. Rushing the right hook I lost balance on my back hand. Great boxing fight! A rematch will be interesting no doubt.”

Although it’s been rumoured that McGregor is currently in negotiations for a UFC showdown against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, ‘The Notorious’ has the star power to change his mind and pick any opponent of his choosing.

It’s estimated that McGregor made roughly $100 million for the Mayweather bout, and the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champ would probably make just as much money in a rematch.

For the sake of combat sports fans around the world, however, let’s hope McGregor’s next fight is in the UFC and not the boxing ring.

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