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Floyd Mayweather applying for MMA license, says he needs ‘six to eight months’ to train

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Floyd Mayweather revealed he is applying for an MMA license and gives the amount of time he will need to train and get himself ready.

As more weeks pass, more details about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s MMA move continue to sprout out. After Tyron Woodley’s claim that he would be training the retired undefeated boxer, Mayweather himself gave an update to TMZ Sports on Monday.

According to Floyd Jr., he has already begun applying for an MMA license, which he is hopeful that he would be granted.

“Everything takes time, and eventually, we’re gonna apply for the license and hopefully we can fight,” Mayweather said with a straight face.

According to Woodley, he would be able to get the 41-year-old Mayweather primed for his MMA debut in just two and a half months. Floyd, however, is giving himself what he feels is a more realistic time frame.

“I’ll probably need a little bit longer (time),” Mayweather said. “Even if it takes six to eight months, whatever it takes, we’re gonna make sure that everything is done correctly, and everything is done the right way.”

Mayweather came out of retirement for the third time in 2017 when he fought Conor McGregor in a boxing match in August of that year. He won the fight via tenth-round TKO, and now holds a record of 50-0 (with 27 wins by knockout).