Mayweather Denies Comeback Rumors
After rumors started to bubble about Floyd Mayweather’s return to the ring. The former champion has personally gone on record to deny that he is looking to return to the ring.
TMZ reported that Mayweather was in deep training and that he was aiming for a possible return, and Mayweather was telling several close friends that he was looking to fight again.
According to the report, Mayweather was mulling the idea of a rematch with UFC superstar Conor McGregor.
Mayweather first retired in 2015 after defeating Andre Berto, and would come out of retirement to face Conor McGregor in August. After defeating McGregor, Mayweather once again announced his retirement from boxing and promised to never fight again.
Mayweather is active on social media and has been posting training videos over the past few weeks, which have caused many to think that Mayweather was looking to return. The undefeated fighters has outright denied these claims and told Fight Hype that no financial offer will make him fight again.
“I’m happily retired. I’m not fighting no more, no matter what the price is.”Mayweather also denied that he ever made any statements about Bolton boxer Amir Khan.
In the last few days, statements attributed to Mayweather were circulating all over the UK press, where the boxer was claimed to have responded to a challenge by Khan and returned fire with some verbal shots at the former champion and his ongoing participation in a popular reality show. Mayweather branded the quotes as “fake” and “lies.”