Floyd Mayweather Says People Demanded McGregor Fight, So He Gave Them What They Wanted (VIDEO)
I’m not entirely sure who these people are, but they’re out there somewhere.
Floyd Mayweather, who was at the ‘All Eyez On Me’ red carpet, spoke publicly for the first time since it was confirmed he and McGregor will square off in the ring on Aug. 26. During his interview, he revealed that he simply gave the people what they wanted by accepting.
“McGregor is a tough competitor. People all around the world demanded this fight so I had to give them what they wanted to see,” Mayweather told BSOTV, per FOX Sports’ Damon Martin. “They asked for this fight. I was in retirement, but they wanted me back and I’m back.”
The undefeated 40-year-old initially retired back in September 2015, but will officially end that when he steps in the ring in what is presumed his final fight that will possibly lock him at 50-0.
Mayweather made it clear that both sides are extremely happy about the amount of money that was parceled out.
“Both parties are very happy. He’s very happy, I’m very happy, and I can’t wait.”
Both monsters of their respective sport will lock horns in a 12-round boxing match at 154 pounds in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena.