The boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is getting closer to reality. Californian Athletic Commission has confirmed that they have issued a boxing license to the UFC’s champion Conor McGregor. So, according to them, The Notorious can now fight in boxing match in California.
According to Andy Foster, Conor has all the attributes to become boxing champion. Now, since he got the boxing license, the only thing that is left is to find proper opponent. Somebody who is on the same level with him, because he deserves this chance.
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather
The media battle between the undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and UFC’s champion Conor McGregor lasts for months. Each side provokes in their own way. However, everybody will agree that the fight between these two sport legends will have amazing popularity and profit. But, many people are thinking that this fight will never happen. Firstly, because Conor has agreement with UFC and second issue is that they are fighting in different sports. On the other hand, fan’s interest about this fight is enormous. In addition, promoters are also interested because they know that this fight will get them amazing profit.
Floyd Mayweather’s score is 49-0, which makes him one of the greatest boxers of all time. On the other hand, Conor McGregor has already done more for the MMA sport than anybody before him. Because of him, the MMA is where it is today, number 1 sport in the world. In addition, he has more records in the UFC than anybody else. Few weeks ago, he wrote a history by defeating Eddie Alvarez and becoming two-division UFC champion. So, there are no doubts that this fight will be more than spectacular to watch.
Will McGregor face Mayweater after all?
On the other hand, there are yet no comments from UFC’s side about this situation. So, we are expecting that president Dana White will came up in the public with something interesting for the future. Furthermore, the fans are expecting Conor’s reaction about his featherweight belt. Will he go back and fight against Aldo or he will stay here and defend his lightweight belt. The experts are saying that he will not come back in the featherweight division because this division is more natural for him. He does not have to cut kilograms and torture his body. Therefore, he will stay healthier and more prepared in this division. However, when it is up to McGregor, nothing is sure. Maybe he will want to go up in larger weight division.