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Floyd Mayweather Giving The Fans What They Want

Floyd Mayweather Giving The Fans What They Want
20/6/2017


Floyd Mayweather says he has given the public what they want by agreeing to come out of retirement to face Conor McGregor on August 26 .
Mayweather retired from boxing in September 2015 after equalling Rocky Marciano's unbeaten record of 49-0 and has since been involved in an ongoing war of words with UFC champion McGregor on social media.

The fight will take place in Las Vegas under normal boxing rules, despite McGregor having never boxed on the professional circuit, and will be contested at 154lbs.

"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, 40, told Robert Littal of
BlackSportsOnline.com .

"They asked for this fight. I was in retirement, but they wanted me back and I'm back."
When asked about the financial details of the fight, Mayweather said: "Both parties are very happy. He's very happy, I'm very happy and I can't wait."

"You're supposed to stand behind your man. Stand behind the fighter that you believe in," Mayweather said when asked about McGregor's supporters. "He's a hell of a competitor."
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