Floyd Mayweather to begin MMA training 'quickly'

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Floyd Mayweather has his hand raised in Las Vegas (Getty Pictures)

Floyd Mayweather will probably be making his method to the octagon.

The boxing celebrity on Thursday confirmed he’ll begin training for a transition into combined martial arts within the close to future with the assistance of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.

“I am gonna begin quickly,” Mayweather stated, by way of ESPN. “We have been texting forwards and backwards. We talked a pair occasions, so we gonna begin understanding actual quickly.”

Mayweather ended his temporary retirement and beat UFC standout Conor McGregor within the boxing ring in a 10-spherical stoppage in Las Vegas in August to enhance his good report to 50-zero.

Mayweather shared a Photoshopped picture of himself and McGregor within the octagon final month, hinting at one other showdown and additional hyping the rematch rumors when he issued a warning to the Irishman.

“I can wrestle. My wrestling recreation is just not that dangerous,” Mayweather stated. “On a scale from 1 to 10, it is in all probability a 7. And I feel we will take it up to a 9 if attainable. In fact, my hand recreation, on a scale of 1 to 10, is one hundred. My kicking recreation, on a scale from 1 to 10, might be a four.”

It stays unclear who Mayweather would struggle, however the forty one-yr-previous seems set on making one other comeback.