Floyd Mayweather Jr. is undoubtedly the biggest boxing star of the last 20 years. Even after his retirement, there continue to be speculations and ‘what if’ dream matches pitting him against a modern-day boxer. Another such dream match is that of Floyd Mayweather vs Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Khabib isn’t really a boxer but an MMA fighter. However, most MMA fighters find it easy to transition into boxing, just like how McGregor did. Reportedly, there are talks about this match now, and Mayweather is showing great interest in facing the Russian.
Is Floyd Mayweather vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Going to Happen?
‘The Money’ has literally been ‘begging’ to fight Khabib, claims the Russian’s manager Ali Abdelaziz. He told this to TMZ that Floyd Mayweather is desperate to face his client. He added that there are people reaching out to him every week over this, but they are not interested in it…for now.
Abdelaziz, however, has been known for publicity stunts in the past and everything that he says ought to be taken with a pinch of salt. Anyway, the possibility of a match between Floyd Mayweather vs Khabib Nurmagomedov seems quite interesting and has gotten the boxing community abuzz.
Other Possible Matches for Mayweather’s Return
In case the Floyd Mayweather vs Khabib Nurmagomedov match does not capitalize, fans will be looking forward to see other potential matches such as Mayweather vs Pacquiao II – which has gotten more support after Pacquiao beat Thurman. There’s also the possibility of Mayweather vs Thurman and Mayweather vs McGregor!