CONOR McGREGOR has insisted he’s “not interested” in a second boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.
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Floyd Mayweather claimed there were talks over a rematch[/caption]
Since then, Mayweather has had three exhibition bouts, not officially sanctioned or affecting his historic record.
But Mayweather could meet McGregor, 34, again next year.
In an interview with the Daily Mail, Mayweather, who returns over the weekend in Japan against MMA star Mikuru Asakura in a three-round exhibition, confirmed ongoing discussions with McGregor for a sequel.
He said: “I want to go out there this weekend and have fun.
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“Then I have another exhibition Dubai in November and me and Conor McGregor in 2023.
“We don’t know if it’s going to be an exhibition of a real fight. But there’s been talks of both. I would prefer an exhibition.”
However, McGregor has hit back at Mayweather’s confirmation of talks via Instagram.
The Irishman shared a picture of an uppercut from their first meeting, while captioning the post: “Not interested.”
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The boxing legend has also spoken out for the first time since it emerged he was in talks with Deji, brother of social media sensation KSI.
He told TMZ Sports: “This Saturday – which in Japan – will be Sunday, I have an exhibition against a helluva fighter from Japan.
“I think he’s big in UFC and big on YouTube, so in the US, that will be Saturday but Japan it will be Sunday.
“And then I got one with the guy Deji – I want to make sure that his name is right – Deji, right?