UFC president Dana White has confirmed he’s in talks with staff Mayweather – however not about getting the boxer within the octagon.
Hypothesis was mounting that the retired undefeated boxer would take a leaf out of Conor McGregor’s guide and take a look at his hand at a unique fight sport.
However White laughed off the claims and revealed the conferences have been held as a result of he desires to get into boxing.
Chatting with TMZ, he mentioned: “Let’s be clear right here, Floyd will get killed in MMA and even Floyd is aware of that.
“I have been very sincere about it, I am moving into boxing and within the subsequent couple of months I am assembly everybody from the boxing world you realize. I am assembly with staff Mayweather too.
“He isn’t speaking about it (going into MMA). Floyd could be loopy.
“It might be a giant deal and Floyd would make some huge cash however no, I do not assume Floyd desires to struggle within the octagon.”
As an alternative White, 48, desires to advertise boxing and develop into a part of organising heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua’s upcoming scraps.
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He added: “Anthony Joshua is the heavyweight champ and I think is the most marketable guy in boxing.
“As a fan myself I would love to see that fight (Joshua verses Deontay Wilder).
“I’m going to talk to a lot of people, I’m going to listen and I’m going to figure it out.”