Floyd Mayweather Jr. could make a million dollars fighting in UFC, but he’s not going to do it.
Last week, Mayweather claimed he could make a billion dollars over a few fights if he chose to step into the octagon, indicating he could come out of retirement and fight with no issues.
“That’s not what I said,” Mayweather stated. “Exactly what I said is this, if I made a billion dollars before, I could do it again. If I chose to get in the UFC and fight three fights or fight four fights and then fight Conor McGregor, I could make a billion dollars, which I can. I can do it in three fights or even four fights, I could make a billion dollars if I choose to get into the Octagon and fight.
“We just don’t know what the future holds for Floyd Mayweather,” he continued. “I don’t look forward to getting back in a boxing ring. That’s what I don’t look forward to doing. I’m just saying I could — I’m not doing it — but I’m saying what I could do to make a billion dollars quick if I wanted to do that. That’s what I was saying.”
At this rate, who knows the next time this will change. The 40-year-old has been notorious for coming out of retirement, and if the price is right, one would have to think he will try to do it again.
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