In Summary

  • Not everyone would be excited to see a Mayweather-McGregor boxing match.
  • Promoter Oscar De La Hoya has said a bout between the two would be an "embarrassment" for the sport of boxing.

LOS ANGELES

Fight promoter Dana White says he has an agreement with mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor for a proposed megafight, but boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather remains unsigned.

White told American television cable channel TNT on Wednesday night that McGregor has agreed to a boxing match and not a martial arts fight which heavily favours Mayweather, who has never lost in his two-decades long storied career.

White said they still have a long way to go. But his plan now is to try to lure Mayweather out retirement for a superfight with McGregor.

"The McGregor side is done," Ultimate Fighting Champion president White said. "I'm not saying the fight will happen but I got one side done and it's time to work on the other (Mayweather).

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