The Irishman, 32, started aggressively by targeting Poirier with leg kicks, but the American quickly capitalised after seeming to hear McGregor’s leg crack during one exchange.
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Mayweather is set to face Paul – who built an online following through social media sites such as Vine and YouTube – in an exhibition bout in Miami on June 6.
During the 12-month period ending May 1, 2021, McGregor earned $180 million (€149 million), a figure which includes $158 million (€131 million) from endorsements and the recent sale of the majority stake of his whiskey brand, Forbes said.
Usman stopped Jorge Masvidal with a ferocious blow in the second round at UFC 261 in Florida, defending his belt and consolidating his position as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters on the planet.
The Sun report that Mayweather, who is currently in retirement with an undefeated record, is looking to work out a second mega fight with UFC supremo McGregor on a luxury boat in Saudi Arabia.
The Irishman had hoped to use a victory over his American rival to lure Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement and into a rematch of their infamous October 2018 clash.
Conor McGregor will grace the octagon for the first time in over a year when he meets Dustin Poirier for the second time in his career in the UFC 257 headliner at Abu Dhabi’s Fight Island early on Sunday morning.
Mayweather was last in action against Conor McGregor in August 2017 where he scored a TKO victory over the mixed martial arts champion to extend his unblemished record to 50-0.
“For the sake of all the Filipino Covid-19 victims, Sen. Manny Pacquiao will be fighting UFC superstar Conor McGregor next year. The huge portion of his earnings will proceed to those who are affected nationwide by the pandemic,” said Joson in a text message
The Ultimate Fighting Championship star was taken into police custody on the French holiday island of Corsica last Friday, following a complaint from a young woman.
McGregor was reportedly approached by French cops on his £3 million yacht over an alleged attempted sex assault and indecent exposure in a bar last Sunday
McGregor announced he is retiring from MMA for the third time in four years on Sunday, despite making his long-awaited comeback just in January.
“Hey guys. I’ve decided to retire from fighting. Thank you all for the amazing memories! What a ride it’s been!” the 31-year-old McGregor wrote on his Twitter account, posting a picture with his mother at one of the World title wins.
Usman, who owns a 16-1 record, said he has been ready to defend his title since April.
But the American, who retired with a perfect 50-0 fight record, doesn’t fancy coming back to fight “any of the younger guys”.
Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has laid the biggest praise possible on ex-pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather.
There have been suggestions that Mayweather, who beat Conor McGregor in his last fight in 2017, could return to the ring to take on Adrien Broner.
Floyd Mayweather showed off his incredible punching power at 43 years old in a brilliant training clip as talks over his return continue.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed that he has been offered a lucrative amount of money to fight Floyd Mayweather in Saudi Arabia.
Conor McGregor made an emphatic statement on his UFC return as he needed just 40 seconds to overpower veteran American Donald Cerrone at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.