Conor McGregor has responded to Floyd Mayweather’s demand for a rematch of their blockbuster boxing match.
The 45-year-old retired boxing legend has two exhibition fights lined up, and he’s anticipated to earn hundreds of thousands.
When the UFC star and the undefeated boxer clashed in 2017, their struggle generated $600 million in tickets, sponsors, and pay-per-view gross sales.
In his final skilled bout, Mayweather prolonged his document to 50 wins and 0 losses after defeating McGregor by technical knockout within the tenth spherical.
In an interview with TMZ, Floyd mentioned he has been in talks with McGregor for a boxing match in 2023 for a “actual struggle,” and he’s asking for not less than $100 million.
Regardless of his success within the UFC, McGregor earned the most important payday of his profession in opposition to Mayweather, strolling away with a reported $130 million.
Conor McGregor rejects Floyd Mayweather’s provide for a struggle
In what would undoubtedly be an enormous payday for the Irish celebrity, he revealed he isn’t enthusiastic about lacing the gloves to struggle “Cash” Mayweather.
McGregor responded on Instagram with a photograph of the uppercut he landed on Mayweather of their struggle.
“✌️ #notinterested,” he wrote within the caption of the IG photograph.
In January 2021, McGregor was knocked off his ft and completed by Dustin Poirier in his first defeat by TKO stoppage.
The 34-year-old UFC celebrity would search revenge months later in July in a rematch wherein he suffered a leg break within the first spherical.
He has since teased his return to the UFC after packing on muscle and recovering from the harm.
Mayweather has had three exhibition bouts since his retirement, claiming to have earned multimillion-dollar paychecks.
He’s scheduled to struggle in one other weekend exhibition in Japan in opposition to MMA fighter and YouTuber Mikuru Asakura.
Conor McGregor questions Floyd Mayweather’s earnings in a deleted tweet
Mcgregor responded to a tweet reporting that Floyd Mayweather is ready to earn between $15 to $20 million in his upcoming exhibition.
The UFC star mentioned he doesn’t consider Floyd Mayweather earned such an quantity, questioning why he hasn’t made the Forbes wealthy checklist.
“He additionally mentioned he made 100m to spar the Logan man but by no means made the Forbes checklist high 100. He hasn’t cleared 20 million in 1 full 12 months since 2017. Once we fought the final time. In any other case he’d have been on the checklist. He hasn’t made the checklist since 2017. In different phrases he’s filled with s**t,” he wrote within the now deleted tweet.
Regardless of his two consecutive losses, McGregor continues to be anticipated to be the UFC’s greatest PPV draw when he returns.