Floyd Mayweather and Conor Macgrigoriae: Steve Marcus / Reuters
Former world Boxing champion in five weight categories Floyd Mayweather will give the Irishman Conor McGregor a private gym to prepare for a fight with Russian Habib Nurmagomedov. He told this in an interview tmz.com.
“Conor will not retreat, he is not timid fighter who would be afraid of defeat. I know the UFC is a place for training, but would like to McGregor prepared in my Boxing gym in Las Vegas,” said Mayweather.
He also added that he could not give a forecast for the fighting Irish with Nurmagomedov as never seen fights Russians. “From what I know, Habib is a hell of a fighter. But, as I said, McGregor is a very tough opponent,” said the boxer.
30-year-old Irishman will meet in the octagon with Nurmagomedov in a title fight of the champion of UFC in the lightweight division. The fight is scheduled for October 6, 2018 and will be held in Las Vegas.
Mayweather is the undefeated fighter, competing in the Welterweight weight class. In August 2017 the American spent with the McGregor fight under Boxing rules and won by TKO in the tenth round. Victory over the Irish was the 50th of his career.
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