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Conor McGregor has boldly claimed that he would ‘end’ Floyd Mayweather if they were to meet in a rematch next year.
Back in 2017, the UFC superstar crossed over to boxing and was stopped by the American boxing legend.
Mayweather went 50-0 with the victory ended his professional career as a result.
In the fight itself, many commented on Floyd’s slow start.
McGregor appeared to win the early rounds of his pro boxing debut, despite being an enormous underdog, as Mayweather threw very few punches within the opening nine minutes.
Not long later though, he took over, showed his class and won by stoppage in round ten.
While some praised McGregor for his effort in seemingly taking the first three rounds, others suggested Mayweather was merely carrying him at this stage.
Five years later, Conor has firmly spoken out against this.
Responding to a tweet in which undisputed women’s middleweight world champion Claressa Shields agreed with a post likening her to Floyd Mayweather, McGregor said: “You’ve way more venom then Floyd.
“I beat Floyd if we rematch.
“Untold truth it was me who carried him the early rounds playing pitty patty.
“Every single shot I threw early landed. From body to head I was playing ping pong.
“I come out full force, and today, I end Floyd.”
Remarkably, there has been talk of a potential Mayweather vs McGregor rematch in 2023.
Floyd has discussed the possibility of an exhibition bout between the pair, or potentially even a real pro fight.
Last month McGregor posted that he was ‘not interested’, but now seems to have changed his tune.
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