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Conor McGregor Says He'll be Returning to MMA Competition

17 December, 2017, 02:06 | Author: Lamar Ellis
  • Floyd Mayweather's clash with Conor Mc Gregor generated 4.3million pay-per-view buys

The Mayweather-McGregor pay-per-view total is nearly double the third biggest fight of all time, Oscar De La Hoya's 2007 fight with Mayweather, which had 2.48 million buys.

"If that's true, I will be suing Manny Pacquiao and whoever's representing him", he told ESPN when asked about Pacquiao's approach". After the bout, McGregor said Mayweather would excel in UFC.

Along with Ferguson, McGregor has also been linked to a potential grudge match with Nate Diaz if he returns to the UFC for his next fight.

Meanwhile, Pacquiao confirmed last week that he was in talks with McGregor over a possible fight in April 2018.

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Although the Mayweather-McGregor pay-per-view total is nearly double the third biggest fight of all time, the 2007 bout between Oscar De La Hoya and Mayweather which had 2.48 million buys.

The total global revenue from the event including ticket sales, sponsorship and worldwide distribution exceeds $600 million, which-along with Mayweather vs. Pacquiao- is among the largest for a single-day sporting event of all time. "Together Showtime and Mayweather have now accounted for the three highest grossing pay-per-view events of all time". He has not fought in the Octagon since November 2016, and he has never defended a UFC championship. But it's kind of like ripping off the world.

"I think a true fight is what I want to do next", said the 2-division MMA champion.

The American defeated Conor McGregor using boxing rules in August.

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