Mayweather on McGregor: ‘Outside the ring, you have to carry yourself like a gentleman’
Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave his opinion on the infamous Conor McGregor incident in an interview with Showtime’s Jim Gray after the Erislandy Lara vs. Jarret Hurd boxing match in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
“I feel that when you have reached such a high status, you have to carry yourself in a classy way,” Mayweather said. “Meaning, I know that when we fought, we both sold the fight, the world loved what we did. But outside the ring, you have to carry yourself like a gentleman.”
He also mentioned his own MMA transition.
“Retirement has been great, but as you know and everybody knows, I go on retirement, I come back. Is it possible I come back? Yes, but if I do come back, it has to be in the Octagon.
Mayweather adds that his return would also be heavily dependent on how much he would be offered.
“Only if the money is right,” Mayweather said when asked if he would indeed fight in MMA. “You gotta talk to Showtime, CBS and my team. You talk to my team about that, we all get on the same page, and we’ll see. Of course, the number’s gonna be crazy.”