22 November 2019 18:33
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has hinted that he may come of retirement in 2020 to fight in UFC. Mayweather, 42, suggested he was in talks with UFC president Dana White, before appearing to confirm that he was again coming out of retirement next year with a post on Instagram. "Dana White and I are working together again to bring the world another spectacular event in 2020," he initially said on the social media platform. Download the new Indpendent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines He then posted a second picture, with the caption: "Coming out of retirement in 2020." Mayweather last fought Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing match. Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor in pictures Show all 14 left Created with Sketch.
right Created with Sketch. Shape Created with Sketch. Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor in pictures 1/14 Post-fight Floyd Mayweather celebrates his victory over Conor McGregor. Getty 1/14 Post-fight Floyd Mayweather celebrates his victory over Conor McGregor. Getty 2/14 Mayweather vs McGregor Conor McGregor arrives in the ring first. Getty 3/14 Round 1 McGregor shot out of the blocks to take the fight to Mayweather. Getty 4/14 Round 2 McGregor looked calm and in control as he took the opening round. Getty 5/14 Round 3 Mayweather started to fight back from the third round. Getty 6/14 Round 3 McGregor was struggling to contain Mayweather and was warned numerous times by the referee. Getty 7/14 Round 4 The UFC star struggled with the pace of the fight as his fitness levels waned. Getty 8/14 Round 4 Mayweather was able to evade all of McGregor's attacks. Getty 9/14 Round 5 Mayweather shoved McGregor after the ball at the end of the fifth. Getty 10/14 Round 6 The Irishman started to glance regularly at the clock. Getty 11/14 Round 7 Mayweather was landing big shots at will with McGregor showing no defence. Getty 12/14 Round 8 More punishment was dished out on the eighth round. Getty 13/14 Round 9 The fight was nearly stopped in the ninth as Mayweather had McGregor on the ropes. Getty 14/14 Round 10 Referee Robert Byrd eventually waved off the fight in the tenth round. Getty That December 2018 fight was reportedly worth £7 million. Mayweather had previously extended his perfect career record to 50 career fights unbeaten with victory over Conor McGregor, who had never previously boxed professionally. The duel with the UFC superstar supposedly earned Mayweather a potential £230 million.