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Conor McGregor wants to keep boxing and fighting in UFC

Conor McGregor wants to keep boxing and fighting in UFC

Conor McGregor says he’s found boxing training so enjoyable he’s planning a career that will include both UFC fights and some boxing matches.

“I love the sport of boxing,” McGregor said at his media day while he prepared for his Aug. 26 boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. “Boxing has been dear to my heart my entire life. I will contend in boxing bouts going forward. And I will contend in mixed martial arts bouts going forward. I will rule both with an iron fist. That’s where my mind-set is. We’ll see where it goes.”

Some, however, are already foreseeing a different future for the two-division UFC champion.

“After he fights Mayweather, the only promoter I think...

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