Floyd Mayweather confirmed that he is serious about making a fight between the UFC’s Lightweight champion Conor McGregor.
Speaking with ESPN, Floyd acknowledged that Conor would stand to make substantially larger purse than he ever has before in UFC, Floyd believes he should still take home the largest portion of the profits from a potential fight.
`We tried to make the Conor McGrego fight. They know what my number is. My number was guaranteed $100m that was my number. Were are the A side and I dont really know how much money Conor McGregor made. Im pretty sure he does not even made $10M in MMA bout.` Floyd said.
Conor McGregor’s disclosed his salary from his 2nd bout with Nate Diaz August 2016 at the UFC 202 was $3M, with a pay per view rate of $1.5M buys he would definitely taken home much larger pay.
McGregor already made the call that he needs guaranteed of $100M, but Floyd thinks he may be aiming a little high.
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