UFC champion Conor McGregor has laid down his terms to fight boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, and they’re not cheap.
Nor does he lack for self-confidence.
The Irishman says he will happily step in the boxing ring and open up a proverbial can of whoop ass on Floyd for the modest sum of …
McGregor and Mayweather have been involved in an ongoing, heated back and forth since the former’s latest epic triumph last weekend.
Boasting about his superiority, Floyd called Conor an "ant," while Conor responded that he’d like to see the boxer "say that to my face."
Last night at 1 OAK in New York, Conor took over the DJ booth and took the feud to the next level, calling Mayweather out very publicly.
"Floyd’s not ready for this," McGregor said. "Much respect to Floyd. He’s a solid businessman on what he’s been able to do."
"He’s a f–king animal at what he’s been able to do. But as far as real fighting … as far as true pure unarmed combat?"
"Floyd don’t want none of this."
"He wants a boxing match, he doesn’t want a fight. I want $100 million cash to fight him under boxing rules … he’s afraid of a real fight."
The UFC, of course, is a different animal – Mixed Martial Arts, which has arguably surpassed boxing in popularity in recent years.
Of course, Floyd proved he’s the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, possibly ever, with his win over Manny Pacquiao in May.
Who would you like in a "real" fight?
Both men are a similar height and weight, so the Battle of the Millennium could conceivably happen, but … at this point, it’s just verbal: