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McGregor plans to continue Boxing career after the fight with Mayweather

Conor McGregor

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TASS, 13 Aug. Champion Absolute fighting championship (UFC), Conor McGregor plans to continue Boxing career after a bout with American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. The words of the Irish portal Boxingscene.

The fight between McGregor and Mayweather by Boxing rules will be held August 26 in Las Vegas.

“I like the sport of Boxing, which has always been dear to my heart. In the future I plan to continue to participate in Boxing matches, I’m also planning to participate in mixed martial arts (MMA),” said McGregor.

On account of 29-year-old Irishman 24 fight in mixed martial arts, 21 wins (18 by knockout) and three defeats. The first title of the champion of UFC, he won in 2015. For the fight with Nate Diaz on 20 August last year, the Irishman received a record fee in the history of the organization – about $3 million.

40-year-old Mayweather, who is the highest paid boxer of all time, won on a professional ring 49 wins (26 by knockout) and has not suffered a single defeat. He became world champion in five weight categories American is also bronze medalist of the Olympic games in 1996. For the fight with Filipino Manny Pacquiao, which took place on 2 may 2015, Mayweather earned a record fee in Boxing history – $210 million

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