Floyd Mayweather reports Conor McGregor rematch after UFC star wins on return
Forty seconds was all it took for Conor McGregor to reassert himself as one of the big cheeses in the UFC. It wasn’t that any longer before Floyd Mayweather declared a re-coordinate in the boxing ring.
Following quite a while of expectation and publicity, McGregor didn’t stick around in his arrival to the octagon – halting Donald ‘Cowpoke’ Cerrone not exactly a moment into their feature session at UFC 246 in Las Vegas on Sunday (NZT).
Not long after the session, boxing extraordinary Mayweather was at that point prodding another coordinate with McGregor in the ring with a post on Instagram. Their 2017 boxing session earned both contender upwards of US$100m each, as per reports.
The Instagram post has just pulled in more than one million preferences
McGregor said a rematch with Mayweather would occur during his question and answer session, however stayed hesitant on where it could happen if it somehow managed to proceed.
“We’ll see what occurs. Old Floyd, he’s a clever man old Floyd, so we’ll see what occurs,” he said.
“Dialogs are continually progressing, they never stop. You know Floyd and experiencing cash quick. He’s a long way from resigned and that rematch will occur at some stage
In Sunday’s session, where Bruce Buffer’s warrior presentations took longer than the battle itself, McGregor figured out how to show he hadn’t lost a stage in his 15 months out of activity, with speed power still in his arms stockpile.
Simply his third battle in the welterweight division, McGregor discharged his shots from the opening chime, accusing straight in of a left-hand haymaker. Cerrone dodged it, however got captured by a knee, at that point had his nose busted by McGregor hitting with his shoulders in the secure.
With blood running from Cerrone’s nose, McGregor ventured back and handled a noteworthy head kick flush on Cerrone, and polished the fend off with his clench hands.
Cerrone was moved to the emergency clinic following leaving the octagon.
With the outcome, the previous featherweight and lightweight victor would now be able to state he has wins by knockout in three weight classes, and got his first win inside the octagon since winning the lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez in 2016.
The success offers conversation starters over where McGregor’s quick future lies in the UFC, with potential outcomes of remaining at welterweight or moving down to lightweight.
McGregor it appears had increasingly quick considerations on the octagon.
“I like this weight division, I feel great… [but] I’ve unquestionably got work to do to get back where I was,” McGregor said in the wake of beating Cerrone.
Cerrone, who has the fog battles (34), wins (23), and stoppages (15) in UFC history, has now lost three straight battles by TKO. At the point when gotten some information about his future in the game after the misfortune, the 36-year-old said he had no expectation to quit battling.
“I love this game. I’m going to continue battling; I couldn’t care less, it’s exactly what I love,” he said.
“I’m OK. That is to everyone for supporting me throughout the years; I love it. I don’t have the foggiest idea what else to state.”
Prior in the night, previous bantamweight champion Holly Holm beat Raquel Pennington for the subsequent time, backing up her 2015 success with a consistent choice triumph in Las Vegas. It was a significant success for Holm, who had lost five of the seven battles she had since taking out Ronda Rousey in 2015.
Aleksei Oleinik, a 42-year-old heavyweight who made his expert MMA debut in 1996, Brian Kelleher and Carlos Diego Ferreira likewise asserted huge successes on the fundamental card.
The greatest longshot on the card, 37-year-old flyweight Roxanne Modafferi, dazed the Las Vegas swarm in the highlighted fundamental session when she guaranteed an uneven choice success over the organization’s top flyweight prospect Maycee Barber. The beforehand unbeaten Barber harmed her knee from the get-go in the second round, however Modafferi was at that point ending up being excessively acceptable in the hooking game for Barber, who battled once Modafferi had the option to get the battle to the tangle.
Sodiq Yusuff, Askar Askarov, Drew Dober, Sabina Mazo and Aleksa Camur all got successes on the night too – Dober being the just one of the five not to require the judges scorecard with an announcement TKO prevail upon Nasrat Haqparast.