Floyd Mayweather says he is ‘coming out of retirement in 2020’ after UFC talks
The 42-year-old made the announcement on his Instagram account, and he said he’s working with UFC boss Dana White to”attract the world another spectacular event.”
Mayweather, who had been undefeated in his career with a list of 50-0, is considered one of boxing’s all-time greats.
He also came out of retirement in 2017 because of his professional boxing battle against UFC star Conor McGregor.
After beating at McGregor, a UFC rematch at the octagon was suggested, though nothing concrete ever materialized.
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He had been last seen in the ring in an exhibition boxing match against kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa.
At a bout that last just 140 moments, Mayweather got a reported $9 million (#7m) for beating the Western fighter.
Into a struggle, Philippines boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and also Alibaba founder Jack Ma contested Mayweather Back in October.
“Floyd Mayweather, even if you’d like a true battle, fight me. If you would like an exhibition, my guy, my buddy, Jack Ma will look after you,” Pacquiao said.
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Mayweather Promotions’ Leonard Ellerbe told reporters Mayweather”had no interest” in fighting Pacquiao after his fight in Japan last year.