Mayweather to fight mixed martial arts star Khabib

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Only one king. Of course, I am the king because he can not drop McGregor but I drop him easily.

As you'd probably expect if you've followed Mayweather at all over the past decade, the seasoned boxer isn't willing to change fight sports for the bout and insists that Khabib pretend to be a boxer if he wants to face off.

In his latest post on Instagram, Khabib said no to a potential fight in Las Vegas because he's still not received his purse for his UFC 229 victory over McGregor due to the melee he caused afterwards.

"When I face Khabib, of course I'm getting a nine-figure payday". "Of course we know, Vegas is the fighting capital, and after the fight you have to conduct yourself like a true professional, not just in the in the ring, but outside the ring also... it was a big melee [with McGregor's team], I haven't had a chance to see it, but from what I heard it was a insane melee". "We're fighting", Mayweather said. In the video, Nurmagomedov laughs and calls out Mayweather.

Nurmagomedov extended his flawless professional mixed martial arts record to 27-0 and retained his UFC lightweight title with a stunning fourth-round submission victory over McGregor in a fight which ended in controversy and a mass brawl. We never give up on our brothers in Russian Federation and I will go to the end for my Brother. He has not fought since overcoming McGregor but stated last month that he was coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. 50-0 vs. 27-0. Let's go. Why not?

Mayweather thinks he will make even more money fighting the Russian than he did when he took on McGregor.

Nurmagomedov told Mayweather "in the jungle there is only one king" in requesting a bout. Of course, I'm the king because he cannot drop McGregor, but I drop him easily.

The fight made both fighters a fortune, with McGregor pocketing a reported $US100 million and Mayweather earning up to four times that amount. Probably 100m USA dollars more, guaranteed. "It could be somewhere upwards of $110m to $200m guaranteed".

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