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Report: Floyd Mayweather in talks for UFC deal

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Floyd Mayweather Jr., seen in undated image. (FOX5 FILE) Floyd Mayweather Jr., seen in undated image. (FOX5 FILE)
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Floyd Mayweather is reportedly in talks with UFC president Dana White to make a debut in the octagon, according to ESPN.  

ESPN reported that Mayweather has been "teasing a potential switch to MMA."

Commentator Joe Rogan claimed negotiations are ongoing between the two. "Dana told me that Floyd wants to make a deal in the UFC, legitimately," Rogan said in his podcast

White told ESPN, "We're talking to Floyd about doing a UFC deal." Adding, "we're interested in doing something with Floyd.  Everything is a realistic possibility."

Mayweather claimed he could make "a billion dollars" by following in McGregor's footsteps, ESPN reported. 

Mayweather beat Conor McGregor in a boxing match in August

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