UFC megastar Conor McGregor is now set to make his massive octagon return following his previous journey into the squared circle with undefeated pugilist legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. That being said, “Money” Mayweather would like to see “Notorious” train in one of his gyms leading up to the bout.
Conor McGregor faced off against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a highly anticipated boxing match back in 2017. The Ireland native ultimately suffered a TKO defeat to Mayweather, though both parties left the ring with massive paydays.
Now “Notorious” is set to face off against undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229 on Oct. 6, live on pay-per-view. Speaking to TMZ Sports, Floyd Mayweather has decided to invite Conor McGregor to train at his boxing gym in Las Vegas, Nev. ahead of the fight.
“I know that UFC got a training facility but we’d like for him to work out at the Mayweather Boxing Club.” Mayweather said.
“I don’t really have a prediction because I’ve never seen the guy fight that’s facing Conor McGregor — from what I know he’s a hell of a guy that’s on the ground — hell of a grappler — and he can wrestle.” Mayweather later added.
“But, the fans want to see you stand up and fight.” Mayweather said. “That’s what the fans like to see. But, Conor McGregor, he’s a tough competitor, like I said before Conor McGregor’s not gonna back down from anyone, he’s not scared, he’s a warrior.”