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Floyd Mayweather ‘100% sure’ he will never fight professionally again

Floyd  Mayweather is ‘100 per cent sure’ he will NEVER fight as a professional boxer again – but is open for exhibitions with UFC stars.

‘Money’ retired from boxing in 2017 after taking his unblemished record to 50-0 with a win over UFC star Conor McGregor in a huge crossover bout that saw the 43-year-old rake in around $275million.

Despite still being deeply involved in the sport on a daily basis, Mayweather says there is no temptation for him to come out of retirement.

“As of right now, I’m doing exhibitions,” Mayweather told CNN en Español’s Raul Saenz. “I’m 100% sure that I’m not fighting against any boxer anymore. So, that’s out of the question. I mean, just my faculties mean a lot to me. Money don’t make me, I make money and my health is more important than money.

“As far as me doing exhibitions and me fighting MMA guys, will I do that in a box ring? Absolutely.”

Mayweather last November announced online that he was ‘coming out of retirement’ and would work with UFC boss Dana White on a comeback.

The two are still in talks, and Mayweather has been teasing a return having continued to train in his Las Vegas gym.

Isaac Darko
Isaac Darko is the lead Combat Sports writer for AfroBallers. He is an expert in Boxing, Mixed Martial Art and Wrestling reportage. Isaac is a journalist with newfound love for athlete management and digital media.

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