News | May 18 2017

Conor McGregor signs for Floyd Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor awaits the signature of Floyd Mayweather
Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor  |  Steven Flynn/USA Today Sports

UFC superstar Conor McGregor says he has signed a deal to fight former boxing pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather.

The enigmatic Irishman, who currently holds the UFC lightweight title, closed a deal with UFC president Dana White on Tuesday to secure his side of an agreement to meet Mayweather in a boxing match.

In a statement given to, McGregor described the deal as “historic” and placed the ball firmly in Floyd’s court.


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