June 15, 2017 10:35 GMT by bleacherreport.com

Conor McGregor Will Face Floyd Mayweather Lawsuit If He Kicks in Boxing Fight

Conor McGregor Will Face Floyd Mayweather Lawsuit If He Kicks in Boxing Fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is acutely aware of the potential lawsuit he will face if he throws a kick at Floyd Mayweather in their August 26 boxing superfight, according to UFC President Dana White.  The long-rumoured crossover bout between the pair has finally been made official, and White said it is clear in the contract McGregor, 28, faces financial sanctions if he cal...

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is acutely aware of the potential lawsuit he will face if he throws a kick at Floyd Mayweather in their August 26 boxing superfight, according to UFC President Dana White. 

The long-rumoured crossover bout between the pair has finally been made official, and White said it is clear in the contract McGregor, 28, faces financial sanctions if he calls on some of the weapons that make him so dangerous in MMA, per Martin Domin in the Mirror:

"That [kicking] will not happen; it's in the contract. This is a boxing match under the Nevada commission under the rules of boxing. We talk about a guy of Floyd Mayweather's value in the sportthe lawsuit if that ever happened...Conor loves money and he would lose a lot of money if that happened."

     

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. 

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