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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is set, both personally and financially. And if there was any doubt about his boxing future, he has put put it to rest. Mayweather Jr. is "happily retired."

, widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time, posted his $100 million check from fighting on May 2, 2015. Mayweather Jr. retired with a record of 49-0.

The post may put to rest any hope of an inter-sport battle between Mayweather and lightweight champion . McGregor, the most popular fighter in the UFC, has said that he would fight Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match for $100 million.

Such a fight would certainly be one of the biggest boxing and combat sports events of all time. However, the nature of Mayweather's post may have put that idea to rest for the time being. Mayweather doesn't consider McGregor to be on his level both financially and in the ring. McGregor has an MMA record of 21-3 and was tapped out the second round by Nate Diaz earlier this year.

“Has he ever made $300 million in one night? Has he ever made $100 million in one night? Has he ever made $70 million in one night? So, as far as saying he’s the Floyd Mayweather of MMA, I mean, it’s okay to say it, but it’s not true,” Mayweather told TMZ in early November.

Mayweather clearly isn't too worried about making the fight. But anything can happen. After all, his nickname is "Money."


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