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Floyd Mayweather Releases Statement After Report Claims McGregor Fight Is Agreed

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: President of Mayweather Promotions Floyd Mayweather looks on during the press conference announcing the Badou Jack v James DeGale Super Middleweight World Title Unification Bout at Barclays Center on November 16, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather has denied reports claiming that his fight with Conor McGregor is already set in stone. On Tuesday morning, a report in The Sun claimed that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather had reached an agreement regarding their proposed superfight. However, Floyd Mayweather has now responded with an official post on his Facebook page. There seems to be several rumors …

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Nevada Athletic Commission Chairman Confirms McGregor vs Mayweather Talks

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 28: Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center on February 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

After a report on Tuesday morning claimed that a Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather bout had been agreed, several journalists spoke out dismissing the suggestion as nonsense. However, although the fight may be someway from being agreed, Brett Okamoto of ESPN has now announced that the Nevada State Athletic Commission Chairman has confirmed that the bout is a legitimate prospect …

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Top Journalist Garbages Reports That Mayweather vs McGregor Has Been Agreed

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor sits to do promotional spots during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Yahoo Sports’ Chris Mannix has stated that there is absolutely no truth to reports that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have agreed a deal regarding their proposed superfight. On Tuesday morning, reports broke claiming that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather had agreed terms with regard to their proposed super fight with only ‘a third party hold-up’ stopping the deal from …

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Watch: Floyd Mayweather Has Said Conor McGregor Fight Is ‘Very, Very Close’ (ESPN)

Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather

On Tuesday morning bold reports broke claiming that the proposed superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor had been agreed. Although those reports have not yet been confirmed by either party, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith has stated that Floyd himself told him over the weekend that they were ‘very, very close’ to finalising a deal. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith is known …

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Michael Bisping Speaks On His Wish For Big-Money Fights, Teases Georges St-Pierre’s Return

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping spoke to Ariel Helwani recently about his division’s #1 contender, Yoel Romero, his own desire to fight in a landmark event as well as the return of the former welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre. Michael Bisping’s reign as the UFC’s middleweight champion has been an odd one, for some. As a long-time veteran of the sport, …

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Gunnar Nelson To Face Alan Jouban In UFC London Co-Main Event

Gunnar Nelson

SBG Ireland’s Gunnar Nelson will return to action at UFC Fight Night 107 in London on March 18th after ten months out of the octagon and he hasn’t been handed an easy assignment to ease him back into things. The Icelandic welterweight will take on America’s Alan Jouban, a fighter who is currently riding a three-fight winning streak and has …

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Germaine De Randamie Releases Statement After Controversial UFC 208 Main Event

UFC 208: Holm v Randamie

Germaine De Randamie will almost certainly have imagined winning a UFC title to go very differently than events actually transpired on Saturday night. Having been announced as the unanimous decision winner in the UFC 208 main event over the weekend, Germaine De Randamie looked around in shock as the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn filled with jeers. Rather than celebrating what …

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