22 March 2017 | 1:58 pm
The reigning UFC lightweight champion is inching closer to landing a big-money boxing match with the American, who officially came out of retirement earlier this month.
McGregor’s chances of defeating Mayweather, who ended his career with zero losses to his name, have been written off by many in the mixed martial arts and boxing worlds.
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Ireland’s first UFC belt holder is well aware of the general consensus about the fight but wholeheartedly believes he has the skill set to hand ‘Money’ Mayweather his first professional loss.
“Everybody’s writing me off, but they’re going be in shock, make no mistake about it,” McGregor told IFL TV.
“Everybody’s writing me off, but they’re going be in shock, make no mistake about it”
“I’m ready, I’ll looking forward to it, I’m excited, I’m prepared.”
The entire combat sports world is waiting with baited breath for the announcement of ‘The Billion Dollar Fight’.
And according to McGregor, the fight could be announced in the near future.
He added: “We’re very close to inking it, I’m not going to say no more, we’re very close that’s it.”