Mayweather wants $100m to fight McGregor

Author
Brenton Vannisselroy,
Section
Other Sport,
Publish Date
Thursday, 12 January 2017, 1:46PM
Connor McGregor (Image: Getty Images)
Connor McGregor (Image: Getty Images)

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather has countered Conor McGregor's offer for a bout.

McGregor has recently demanded a $100 million dollar purse.

Mayweather has told ESPN they tried to make the Conor McGregor fight, but he's only willing to offer the mixed martial arts star $15 million and a cut of the pay-per-view money.

He says McGregor can't justify a $20 or $30 million dollar payday, when he's never earned $10 million dollars before.

Floyd Mayweather says he would want a guaranteed $100 million to fight McGregor, which he says is the only bout that will get him out of retirement.

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