Mayweather to make N365b in three fights

Floyd Mayweather has claimed he could make $1billion from fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) the Mirror reports.

‘Money’ retired from boxing after defeating Conor McGregor in August, but has hinted that he could return to the fight game.

In a video posted on YouTube, Mayweather suggested he could make one billion dollars from “three or four” fights.

He said: “You already know I’m a money-getting motherf*****.

“I’m Money May. They just called me not too long ago and asked me to come back.

“I can come right back to the UFC.

“I can do a three or four fight deal in the Octagon and make a billion dollars. Remember, I’m Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, and you motherf***** love me, and I love you motherf*****.”

His comments have sparked speculation that he could face McGregor in the Octagon.

It would be just one of a number of options for the Dubliner in 2018.

Last week, Manny Pacquiao revealed he has held preliminary talks with McGregor about a potential fight.

When asked about holding talks with the 29-year-old, Pacquiao said: “Initially but we have not yet had any follow-up conversations.

“If we can negotiate it, I have no problem. It is OK with both of u

Originally formed to see who would be left standing when fighters from different disciplines met, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has become the world's largest mixed martial arts organisation with events beamed around the world. Stars include Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre and Britain's own Michael Bisping.