Irish UFC star, Conor McGregor has revealed talks to fight Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao are ongoing. McGregor is currently preparing for his UFC 246 showdown with Donald Cerrone in Las Vegas on Saturday night, and he is expected to rake in a staggering $80 million from the fight.
The 31-year-old professional mixed martial artist is wasting no time as he is already making plans for his next fight which could be a boxing bout with Manny Pacquiao. The Manny Pacquiao talks have been ongoing,’ said McGregor. ‘An aspiration of mine now is to win a boxing world title.
‘I think that would be a phenomenal feather in the cap and something I look to achieve in the future. And something I will achieve.’
In August 2017, McGregor was defeated in his first boxing bout by Floyd Mayweather, who flawed him by TKO in the 10th round of their Vegas contest.
‘I would love that Floyd rematch,‘ McGregor added. ‘I thought I did, for what was in front of me, very well.