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Floyd Mayweather Jr Says He’ll Begin Training for New MMA Career ‘Real Soon’

Retired boxer will train with Tyron Woodley, but ultimately eyes a huge money UFC rematch with Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather plans to start training with UFC champion Tyron Woodley “real soon,” the retired boxer said in a recent interview.

“We’ve been texting back and forth,” Mayweather told TMZ Sports on Wednesday. “We talked a couple times, so we gonna start working out real soon.”

Mayweather’s comments could foreshadow another fight with UFC champ Conor McGregor following their lucrative boxing match last year. And Mayweather says he could put up a good fight.

“I can wrestle. My wrestling game is not that bad,” he said. “On a scale from one to 10, it’s probably a seven. And I think we can take it up to a nine, if possible. Of course, my hand game, on a scale of one to 10, is 100. My kicking game, on a scale from one to 10, is probably a four.”

Woodley said in a recent interview that he’d be interested in training Mayweather.

But no UFC deal has been announced, and Mayweather says it’ll come down to the numbers: “It’s all about presenting the right numbers and of course, they gonna present the right numbers and we gonna make it happen.”

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