Conor McGregor just posted a cryptic message on Instagram that included a photo of him boxing Floyd Mayweather and the caption “I accept.”
Floyd Mayweather is currently boxed Japanese social media shocks Mikuru Asakura at RIZIN this fall, and hasn’t talked about the possibility of a Conor McGregor rematch publicly for months. That didn’t stop ‘The Notorious’ from suggesting it on his social media, complete with a photo of him tearing McGregor from his body from their 2017 superfight.
Conor McGregor is still recovering from a nasty broken leg injury suffered in the cage against Dustin Poirier in July 2021. There is no lock-in date for his return, and hopefully he can fight at the end. five has begun to fade. McGregor recently said he plans to fight boxing again in the future, although he has confirmed that he plans to fight in the UFC when he is fit to fight. He told Sky Sports:
“Boxing is my first love in the sport of fighting, which is boxing. I had such a great time the last time I was out there. Obviously my return will be inside the Octagon for the UFC in mixed martial arts. That story is far from over. In fact, that story is only being written, it has only just begun. So that’s where I’ll make my return. But definitely boxing, I will definitely grace the squared circle again in the future. “
If McGregor plans to fight boxing again, there will be no bigger opponent than Floyd Mayweather. ‘Money’ retired after beating McGregor with a perfect 50-0 record, a number he enjoyed and he insisted all his fights later on were exhibition. Those were matches with Tenshin Nasukawa, Logan Paul, Don Moore, and now Mikuru Asakura. Could Conor McGregor be next?
Floyd Mayweather claims he carried Conor McGregor in their first boxing match
Conor McGregor performed well in his first fight with Mayweather. Not only did he convince people through the sheer force of his personality that he had a chance against the heavyweight boxing legend, he also lasted until the 10th round against Mayweather.
After the fight, other legends of the sport like Mike Tyson and George Foreman gave McGregor props for his boxing skills. The foreman commended McGregor for making the match ‘competitive’. But Mayweather has repeatedly stated after the fight that he went easy on McGregor, speak:
“I’ll tell you all the truth. You know I carried McGregor. You know I made it look good for you.”
Mayweather and McGregor have mock each other on social media constantly, and McGregor has said he would be happy to rematch Mayweather anytime. Before the match against Logan Paul, Mayweather was asked if he wanted a rematch with Notorious. He replied:
“Absolutely possible. He’s easy.”