It seems like the battle of the two biggest egos in combat sports will finally happen, according to the undefeated boxer 'Money'.
|Floyd Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez|
The retired boxer did not confirm where or when, but gave the clearest indication yet that the fight may take place.
Its all for the fight fans. Speaking at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas ahead of Carl Frampton's rematch with Leo Santa Cruz, Mayweather said: "Can we make this fight happen? Absolutely. It's what everyone wants to see.
"The fans want this fight. The fans have been asking for this fight. It's all about entertainment. He's very entertaining. He's very outspoken like myself, so let's give the fans what they want to see.
I think the fight between me and McGregor will happen. I think I can get my numbers."
The Irishman has long made his desire to fight Mayweather known, something he repeated on Saturday.Here is what the tough talking and dangerous McGregor had to say:
"[The UFC] tried to fine me $150,000 for throwing a bottle of water," said McGregor. "I'm going to go to Las Vegas, get my boxing license and then we see where the Floyd's at.
"That fight is more than just being explored. There's a lot of steps, but it's the fight to make. It's the fight I want. The UFC champion continued.
"I am enjoying the little games we're playing the back and forth. Let's give the fans what they want."
One thing's for sure—when the superfight between Mayweather and McGregor does take place, it's sure to be one of the most dangerously explosive bouts ever.