Floyd Mayweather and protégé Gervonta "Tank" Davis spit UFC hints

Floyd Mayweather and protégé Gervonta

(50-0, 27 KOs) and his continued hype for a potential debut in mixed martial arts.

The latest development in this story is the fact that Mayweather is taking the most important step in this transition, which is to get a license to compete as a pro-MMA fighter.

The undefeated and now retired boxing legend recently told TMZ Sports that he's applying for his MMA license.

Floyd Mayweather Jr has confirmed plans to apply for an MMA license as his UFC bout with Conor McGregor appears to be drawing ever closer.

Mayweather, 41, has not entered a combat ring since stopping UFC poster boy and boxing debutant Conor McGregor in the 10th round of their crossover boxing match last August in Las Vegas. He added: "Even if it takes 6 to 8 months - whatever it takes".

'We want to make sure that everything is done correctly, and everything is done the right way.

According to The Hollywood Beatdown, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley recently said that Mayweather is "interested in taking an MMA bout" and could train with Woodley.

He also rated his wrestling game as 7/10. "On a scale from one to 10, I would say it's probably a seven", he said earlier this month.

The 40-year-old retired boxing legend has been teasing fight fans in recent weeks with non too subtle suggestions that he is considering a foray into the Octagon, but his recent social media post may have graphically illustrated his intentions. Of course, my hand game, 1 to 10, is 100. "We have to tweak a few things to take things to the next level".

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