As time went on and McGregor made seriouscommitments to a possible fight, the idea of the match began to excite more and more fans. "Of course we would", he told the Los Angeles Times in February.
The documents needed for McGregor to receive his license are related to medical exams and physical requirements.
McGregor had already received a boxing license for California but his latest move opens the door for the potential McGregor-Mayweather bout to end up in Las Vegas. The process for the boxing license is virtually the same as the one to compete in MMA.
Before you pat McGregor on the back, can you figure out what's wrong with the photo?
"These boxing promoters will constantly show video of the heavyweight champion of the world, Stipe Miocic, getting slept by Anthony Joshua".
"Look, James Toney fought in the UFC and got beat", Cormier recalled. But I'm sure Mayweather is still in top shape as he still trains boxers such as up and coming boxer Gervonta Davis.
"He's proven that he can fight as a stand-up fighter".
Despite his pessimism over the event, Malignaggi believes the interest in the fight could see it become the biggest grossing fight in boxing, eclipsing the interest generated in Mayweather's bout with Manny Pacquiao in May 2015. But his plan now is to try to lure Mayweather out retirement for a superfight with McGregor.
For his part, Mayweather was not in a mood Thursday to discuss the fight. Congratulations to all parties involved.
UFC president Dana Whiteannounced on Wednesday he'd struck a deal with McGregor on the lucrative fight and would now turn his attention to Mayweather and the fighter's advisor, Al Haymon. "I'm starting to work on the Mayweather side now".
Speculation about the megafight started one year ago in May when Mayweather threw the first figurative swing by confirming a rumor saying he would come out of retirement to square off against McGregor.
Both McGregor and Mayweather have openly courted the match-up in the media in recent months.
McGregor confirmed the deal in a statement released to Themaclife.com.
McGregor, 28, hasn't fought since he defeated Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in November 2016.
Pakistan had further argued that the provisions of the Vienna Convention did not apply to a "spy involved in terror activities". The government's bold step to move the International Court of Justice (ICJ ) at The Hague has paid off.
She is all set to present the romantic tragedy, Devdas to an global audience for a second time in Cannes this year. While mom Aishwarya looked a little guarded, Aaradhya, on the other hand, did not mind goofing around.
Channel 2 TV said one American official told the Israelis the site is "not your territory" but part of the occupied West Bank. A USA official who confirmed the disclosure to The Associated Press said the revelation potentially put the source at risk.
The SOHR said at least 27 government troops or militia were killed in the attack, on the villages of Aqareb and al-Mabujeh. In recent months, the extremist group has suffered military setbacks and lost territory in the country.
The US President had promised to strengthen strained ties despite Erdogan's objections to the US arming of Kurdish fighters. Washington [U.S.], May 17: Nine protesters were injured outside the residence of the Turkish Ambassador here on Tuesday.
Comey was leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election when he was sacked by Trump. But the White House (and, in the case of the Comey-Trump memos, the FBI) could just decide not to hand anything over.
His partying and drinking were so out of control that some of his friends think it best that he goes back into rehab. She had on a fluffy white jacket and accessorized with a gold septum ring and layers of gold chokers.
He also said there are only 20 kilometres of paved roads in that area and virtually no functional telecommunications. Meanwhile, the first Ebola treatment centre has been established in the Likati General Hospital.
Being surrounded by all the new talent coming in - led by point guard Matt Coleman - should only help what Bamba can do, as well. But thanks to the surprise commitment of Bamba, the Longhorns will still be really good either way.
We have to wait and see the contract structure for Blount because it is likely to be heavily incentive-driven. Undrafted free agent Corey Clement also joined Pumphrey in the mix of veteran and youth tailbacks.
The classified information Donald Trump told Russian officials in an Oval Office meeting reportedly came from Israeli sources . Vladimir Putin says he is willing to hand over a transcript of a discussion between Donald Trump and senior Russian officials.
Japan's cabinet approves Emperor Akihito abdication bill
Tokoro noted that before the current law was put in place in 1947, Japan had eight female emperors - who "did wonderful jobs". Only males can inherit the throne and there was a succession crisis until 2006 as both the emperor's sons had only daughters.
New S. Korean leader scraps plan for state history books
Moon has previously expressed ambivalence over the THAAD system and told Xi he was "well aware" of Chinese concerns about it. Moon also raised the issue of apparent economic retaliation against South Korean firms in China , he said.
Three things to watch on Donald Trump's foreign trip
And in Sicily, the president will meet with the other leaders of the G7, a gathering of Western economic powers. In Israel, Trump will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , looking to smooth over fresh tensions.
CBS Pairs Big Bang Theory & Young Sheldon Spin-Off
" Young Sheldon " and his grown-up version on "The Big Bang Theory" will be paired on CBS' Thursday night schedule this fall. Sunday , it's 60 Minutes in its 50 year, followed by new drama Wisdom of the Crowd , NCIS: Los Angeles and Madam Secretary .
Welcome to the next level
OnePlus has announced that it is teaming up with DxO Labs to improve the photography experience of its upcoming OnePlus 5. DxO has lots of experience "and expertise, both for professional cameras and for smartphones", the company said .
SSE squeezes higher profits from household energy customers
It said in a statement: "As a major energy supplier we believe customers" best interests is served by competition, not caps. Its wholesale business reported an operating profit of 498.2 million pounds after a loss of 481.3 million in 2015/16.
State returns to job growth in April; unemployment drops
The figure includes discouraged workers who stopped looking as well as part-time workers who want but can't get full-time jobs. The 37,400-strong jump in jobs boosted the Australian dollar AUD=D4 which rose a third of a USA cent to a two-week high.
N-Out just lost its title as America's favorite burger chain
The Harris study, in its 29th year, measures the strength of brands across various media - from travel to finance to restaurants. This year's study was based on input from 102,617 USA consumers age 15 and older between December 30, 2016 and February 21.
Chevrolet to pull out of India, South Africa
Its first stint in India dates back to 1928 when it assembled cars, buses and trucks under the Chevrolet brand. The giant has said it is investing around $600m a year as it ramps up efforts to develop driverless vehicles.
Bobby Moynihan Leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
The single-cam comedy examining one man's life over a 50-year span - with Moynihan playing the protagonist at age 40. This season was planned to be his final hurrah with the show, freeing him up to delve into the network comedy world.