in accordance with Ali Abdelaziz, manager of retired UFC movie star Khabib Nurmagomedov, his customer became offered $100 million to have a boxing fit with former division world champion Floyd Mayweather.
Abdelaziz indicates that UFC president Dana White was on board with the fight.
Mayweather retired from boxing in August of 2017, after stopping UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor in ten rounds at the T-cellular arena in Las Vegas.
Mayweather, forty three-years-ancient, has considering that taken half in an exhibition battle in Japan, in December 2018, when he demolished kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in one round.
The 50-0 boxer is now scheduled to face Youtube star Logan Paul on February twentieth, in an exhibition battle on pay-per-view.
Khabib retired closing 12 months from blended martial arts and looks to don’t have any plans to move back on that determination.
Abdelaziz explains that even for a big sum of money, the fight is dangerous with Khabib having no knowledgeable boxing journey.
“listen, we got provided $100 million to combat Floyd Mayweather. Dana White turned into on board, all and sundry became on board. but, you know, Khabib is an MMA fighter. If Floyd wanted to come to combat [in MMA], get his little ass whooped, no difficulty,” Abdelaziz instructed TMZ.
again in October, the 32-year-historical Khabib (29-0) had mentioned the a lot of offers that got here his approach, from quite a lot of international locations, to fight Mayweather in a boxing suit.
“all the time, like every month people name me and they ask me, ‘You going to fight with Floyd Mayweather if we pay you $100 million.’ it be like crazy. I wish to be focused on Justin Gaethje, please. every month, some americans from Saudi Arabia, from Emirates, from loads of countries, like always are attempting to make contract with me,” Khabib advised Yahoo activities.