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It’s not just a show any longer.

According to MMA inside Ariel Helwani, the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor super fight may actually move from just an idea to reality and it appears sides are talking:

Helwani has broken some of MMA’s biggest stories, and this one could be an absolute stunner.

There’s almost no doubt it would be a boxing match, and while McGregor’s standup game in MMA is impeccable, he’s not the greatest pure boxer in the world and would get dominated by Mayweather:

McGregor previously worked out with boxers as rumors ran wild in May of last year:

While Dana White has insisted the bout won’t happen, McGregor could take the complicated steps to become a boxer without the UFC’s approval.

McGregor recently acquired a boxing license in California, but he’d likely need to do the same in Las Vegas, where Mayweather fights.

We’ll see if this dream fight actually materializes into anything.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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