"If I do come back, it has to be in the octagon", said Mayweather while being interviewed on Showtime. I go in retirement, I come back. "Me myself, I can do whatever I want to, whenever I want to".
The last time McGregor was seen in action in any capacity was his August super-fight with Mayweather and while the pair showed their respect to each other when their ten round bout was finished, tensions have been flaring between both men once more.
Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have a surprise final act in him. "The world loved what we did, but outside the ring, you've got to carry yourself like a gentleman". "But we can do a multi-fight deal".More news: Bangladesh observes World Health Day
Floyd Mayweather is the greatest boxer of a generation.
The brash Irish superstar and his entourage attacked a "UFC Fight Bus" inside the Barclay's Center this past week, an incident which left two UFC fighters injured and unable to compete at last night's event in Brooklyn. I heard, I got a curveball a minute ago, they told me the slimy little weasel [Showtime Sports Stephen Espinoza], they want him involved in it.
Lobov was subsequently pulled from the card, while McGregor was arrested and released on $50,000 bail. The "Money Fight" between Mayweather and McGregor was an exception, but that was boxing.More news: Yaw Addo secures Ghana's first win at Commonwealth Games
So will Mayweather actually set foot in the Octagon at some point?
Mayweather has downplayed the possibility of facing McGregor in the future, but remains open to a new career in UFC. "I'm Floyd Mayweather", he said.
After Mayweather stopped McGregor in the 10th round, the Irishman will be desperate for revenge, and in his known fighting environment, he will definitely fancy himself to end Mayweather's unbeaten reign and take the bragging rights back to Ireland.More news: Iowa Governor offers support for troops to Mexican border