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Floyd Mayweather claims to be the biggest name in boxing and MMA

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Floyd Mayweather Jr is certainly one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers of all-time, but even though he has been retired from the ring for a full year, he cannot stay out of the news.

Despite Money's best efforts to persuade us otherwise, precious few fighters believe that the welterweight king has truly had his last fight.

Several fighters have called out Pretty Boy since his retirement and Conor McGregor has even talked up a well-documented crossover fight.


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Nothing has materialised, though, and Mayweather continues to sit comfortably in retirement with a record of 49-0, with 26 knockouts.

The 39-year-old has been posting several pictures on Instagram in the past few days of him enjoying some free time at 'one' of his luxurious properties, far away from the gym.

He's clearly not getting into fight shape - if he ever actually slips out of that - but he still carries an air of unmistakable confidence with him.

Mayweather told that he tried to engineer a fight with McGregor, but it proved impossible. Not that it matters - he's still the biggest name in fighting.

"I tried to make the fight happen between me and Conor McGregor. We wasn't able to make the fight happen, so we must move on."

The American added: "I feel honoured to be the biggest name in MMA and in boxing, and I don't even compete no more."

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There is no doubt that Mayweather is one of the most celebrated box office attractions in history, but McGregor is also well on his way to owning a similar title in the world of UFC.

Mayweather has never drawn a dime in the MMA world, that's a fact. However, when you take his dealings with the WWE into account, he is a proven crossover star.

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