Former American world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says he is not returning to boxing and has also debunked claims he is broke.
Talks that Mayweather could take on Adrian Broner were dismissed by him as he says he does not want to end up dead like his uncle Roger Mayweather, who passed away in March.
But Mayweather admit the chance to make £300million from half an hour fighting Irish former world UFC champion Conor McGregor in the Octagon could see his business acumen kick in.
Mayweather took in a reported £221m from his first clash with McGregor in 2017.
But it is claimed he blew his fortune on bling and parties.
A video emerged of him training hard in the ring sparking rumours of a comeback but in an interview with Fight Hype, he said of a return to boxing: “These are just rumours. I’m retired. I’m finished with boxing. I stay in shape.
“I am not retired from business. Would I fight with McGregor? People make $370million. I make that in one night. I made over $320m twice. It only took me 36 minutes or 28 minutes, something like that.
“If this guy [Broner] wants to fight Floyd I say ‘you guys sell out little arenas and do some little baby moves, not bad, but I’m older and a lot wiser, meaning I don’t want to end up like my uncle Rog. A lot of fighters don’t know when to give up.
“Even the fight with McGregor it was smart on my behalf and smart on his behalf. I can make more money than any other fighter.
“Even if we did it again it’s entertainment and it’s business. I’m not boxing – no boxing at all.
“I’m done, I’m retired and I love my life. I enjoy being retired.
“If I see an opportunity and have a little fun and make $600million – why not.
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