Floyd Mayweather has told Conor McGregor to have a talk with his bosses and make the fight between them happen.
The pair have spent the past year talking about a possible cross-codes fight between them, but McGregor has not fought in a ring before.
Mayweather has however backed the irishman’s stand-up skills and says he’s a hell of a fighter.
“I’m here, let’s make it happen,” Mayweather said to Showtime’s Steve Farhood.
“Every time McGregor goes out there and competes and wins, he does it standing up. When Conor McGregor did lose, he lost on the ground. He didn’t lose standing up so here a hell of a fighter.
“He’s a very, very tough competitor and he has a will to win. Also, the UFC gloves are no different to boxing gloves, they just a little bit smaller. But if a guy got power, he got power and Conor McGregor got power.”
“We already know what my number is. My number is there and he has to get his thing in order with his team. Once Conor McGregor speaks to the UFC and his bosses, then we can make it happen because we all know that Floyd Mayweather is his own boss.
“We got Showtime PPV, Mayweather Promotions – which is the past, the present and the future of sports entertainment so let’s make the fight happen.”