McGregor signs deal to fight Mayweather

K1 / BoxingHIGHLIGHTED 18.05.2017 10:19h Author:

Conor McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor says he has signed a deal to fight Floyd Mayweather.

McGregor (21-3) concluded negotiations with UFC president Dana White over a proposed boxing match with Mayweather on Tuesday, with the Irishman describing the contract as “historic”.

“The first, and most important part of this historic contract has now officially been signed off on,” McGregor said in a statement to

“Congratulations to all parties involved. We now await [Mayweather’s adviser] Al Haymon and his boxer’s signature in the coming days.”