Floyd Mayweather reveals he is training for UFC fight and will compete in Conor McGregor’s 145lbs division

FLOYD MAYWEATHER has sensationally revealed he will have his first MMA fight earlier than the yr is out.

And stoking the fires of a possible scrap towards fierce rival Conor McGregor, the previous boxing world champ will compete on the similar weight, in the 145lbs division.

 Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he is in training to compete in his first UFC fight

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Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he is in training to compete in his first UFC fight
 Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather could well fight old foe Conor McGregor - but this time in the Octagon

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Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather might properly fight previous foe Conor McGregor – however this time in the Octagon

Chatting with FightHype.com, the forty one-yr-previous stated: “I began training already, not the bodily half -endurance, so far as shifting round. Up to now, I’ve began operating.

“I’m enthusiastic about preventing in the MMA, I’ve considered it. I began training in Miami. I look ahead to preventing in all probability by the top of the yr.

"Proper now it’s a 50-50 (probability), not one hundred per cent. However we’ve began training.”

Mayweather will practice with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and will have additional teaching on the Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling and kicking aspect of the sport.

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 Last summer Floyd Mayweather preserved his unbeaten boxing record by beating Conor McGregor with a tenth-round KO

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Final summer time Floyd Mayweather preserved his unbeaten boxing document by beating Conor McGregor with a tenth-spherical KO
 Conor McGregor would undoubtedly be a huge favourite should he fight Floyd Mayweather in UFC

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Conor McGregor would undoubtedly be an enormous favorite ought to he fight Floyd Mayweather in UFC

He added: "Me and Woodley have spoke to one another on quite a few events. We talked. We stated we’re going to start out understanding, so far as he’s obtained a terrific hand recreation already

"I’m going to be working with totally different guys in the Jiu-Jitsu world.

"My wrestling recreation, I’m going to be working with guys with the wrestling. My kicking recreation, I’m going to be working with guys for the kicking recreation.

"Earlier than I get in the octagon, I’ve obtained to be properly rounded, throughout the board.”

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Mayweather stated preventing barefoot is one thing new to him however preventing in basic isn’t, and fancies his probabilities of one other victory towards previous foe McGregor in his personal sport.

He added: "The factor is this — say I’m preventing a man that has some unbelievable Jiu-Jitsu expertise, unbelievable wrestling expertise, however the factor is this.

"His probabilities of attending to me, I imply, the share of his possibilities attending to me to lock up with me, he has to return in first. However he might lock up with me, and he might get wrapped up in sure methods."

If the previous boxer makes the transfer into the Octagon, Mayweather is conscious of the problem he faces, admitting it is a "brutal" sport.

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Floyd Mayweather proved far too good for Conor McGregor in the boxing ring final yr

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He stated: “You don’t understand how issues might play out or how issues might occur. With MMA, something can occur. It’s brutal. It’s very, very brutal.”

Final summer time Mayweather secured a tenth-spherical KO win towards McGregor, 29, and is fairly assured he has the talents to switch into the Octagon.

The Cash says he will compete in the featherweight division at 145lbs and is trying to be even quicker with the MMA 4oz gloves on.

He added: "In MMA it will be completely totally different, as a result of we don’t haven’t any footwear on, and with 4oz gloves on.

"You assume I’m quick with 8oze gloves on, think about how briskly I’d be with 4oz gloves on.”

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