UFC fans have been hopeful to see the war between MMA fighter and UFC champion, Conor McGregor, and champion boxer, Floyd Mayweather, escalate into the ring for a potential mega fight. The two-title champ, McGregor, has been extremely vocal, egging the world's best boxer on.

Conor is extremely social media savvy and uses his Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to speak out. When Conor told his Instagram followers that he would "break Mayweather's face" Mayweather wasted no time firing back. McGregor used a Photoshopped image of himself wearing boxing gloves posing alongside Mayweather to post on Twitter.

The photo implied that the fight would be a straight up boxing match. Matching his Instagram the caption read "I'm going to break his face."

Dana White, UFC president, told TMZ that this fight "will never happen" but if the two were to come face-to-face "that fight will happen before Floyd walks up and tries to slap Conor, I promise you that too." This statement comes after the comment which Mayweather stated he would "slap McGregor if he ever saw him." According to White, this "would be a poor choice on Mayweather's part."

Mayweather, retired five-division world champion, has hands which are in rough shape, needing to be taped excessively. If they aren't, his hands could break if he lands a punch the wrong way.

This doesn't seem to be holding him back from wanting a fight with McGregor. Mayweather, 49-0, hasn't fought since retiring after his last fight against Andre Berto in September of 2015.

McGregor wasn't just called out by Mayweather, but also boxer 'Sugar' Shane Mosley who has said there is no way that Conor could hang with "real boxers." Day's later boxing champ Deontay Wilder called out Brock Lesnar for their own MMA against boxing fight.

McGregor has been licensed by the state of California for boxing which moves him a step closer to the possibility of a boxing fight despite what White may say. One has to wonder with the UFC contract between McGregor and White if there could even be a boxing match. In the past White held tight restrictions that if you left the UFC to pursue other things you could not return to the UFC until the other contracts had expired.

Whatever his choice, McGregor isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

What do you think about the war with boxers and MMA fighters?

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