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Boxer Floyd Mayweather still wants to fight Conor McGregor

Posted at 1:11 PM, Jan 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-12 16:11:01-05

The talk about a possible fight between championship boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is making headlines again.

Mayweather told ESPN on Wednesday that he offered McGregor $15 million and a cut of the pay-per-view to take part in a boxing match.

The rumors of a fight began in 2016 when Mayweather posted a mock-up of a poster on social media.

McGregor added fuel to the fire when he obtained a license to box in December.

However, McGregor has supposedly demanded $100 million to fight Mayweather, who retired after his fight September 2015 win over Andre Berto.

Mayweather pointed out that McGregor has probably never even made $10 million for a fight.

McGregor made $3 million (not counting pay-per-view bonuses) for his victory in August over Nate Diaz.