Our Own Keith “Champ” Creed reports Floyd”Money” Mayweather books the T-Mobile Arena for June 10th, 2017 for his proposed bout against Conor McGregor. All sides are in agreement and are waiting for the UFC to grant McGregor clearance to participate.
Over the past year, the proposed fight has made constant headlines but has failed to come together thus far.
“I don’t want to hear no more excuses about the money [or] about the UFC. Sign the paper with the UFC, so you can fight me in June. Simple and plain. Let’s fight in June.” Mayweather said this past Friday at a public appearance in Liverpool, England.
McGregor, 28, has demanded a guaranteed $100 million payday to face Mayweather. He is also under exclusive contract with UFC, which presents a unique hurdle in making the fight.
One constant in the running drama surrounding the potential fight has been Mayweather’s assertion that he is the primary draw of the two.
Mayweather, who boasts a professional record of 49-0, hasn’t fought since he retired in late 2015.
UFC president Dana White, who publicly offered Mayweather and McGregor $25 million for the fight at one point, has expressed doubt in it ever happening.
It’s now up to the UFC to make this fight happen. Let’s hope that it does.