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Conor McGregor suggests that his next fight will be MMA, not boxing

17 December, 2017, 00:27 | Author: Lula Armstrong
  • Showtime sports said the August fight between boxing star Mayweather and mixed martials arts king Mc Gregor generated 4.3 million pay-per-view buys in North America

The historic clash on August 26 saw the Irish UFC star make his professional boxing debut against Mayweather, an unbeaten former five-weight world champion. Even though he was no match for Mayweather, the man who makes no bones about being in the fight game for the money left Las Vegas with a much beefier bank balance.

This past August, Floyd Mayweather fought in what most people believed to be the last bout of his career, a knockout victory over UFC superstar Conor McGregor. A real fight. Exactly what's a real fight?

The pay-per-view figures for Conor McGregor's novelty boxing bout with Floyd Mayweather have finally been revealed and it's no wonder that Manny Pacquiao wants in on the action.

UFC president Dana White quickly refuted those claims and even stated he'd sue Pacquiao and his representatives if they attempted to do so.


It made 4.3m pay-per-view buys in North America, second only to Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's 4.6m in 2015.

In the 10th, Mayweather moved in for kill pinning a visibly worn out McGregor against the ropes and landing a flurry of punches when the referee stepped in to stop the fight. Then there were McGregor-Pacquiao murmurs.

This likely means McGregor's next fight will be a lightweight title unification fight with the interim UFC Lightweight Champion Tony Ferguson, and hopefully, this will take place at some point in the early stages of 2018.

"I'd like to see him come over to our side and have a knock".

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