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Floyd Mayweather Doesn't 'Give a F***' About Pacquiao Anymore

10/20/2018 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Sorry, fight fans ... Floyd Mayweather's making it clear -- the Manny Pacquiao tilt is off.

"I don't give a f*** about what's going on with Pacquiao," Floyd tells TMZ Sports.

Remember ... Floyd was singing a little different tune just a few weeks ago -- when he said, "I'm coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this year another 9 figure pay day on the way."

But, Floyd tells us that's now off, saying, "We not going to make that happen right now. Not right now. We must take that fight and let that fight build. And then, down the line, let that fight happen."

So, what happened??

Mayweather says it's kinda complicated ... but, basically, since Pacman's now signed with Floyd's manager, Al Haymon -- they wanna go a different route.

"I think the best fight for Pacquiao -- what I told Al Haymon -- was probably the Adrien Broner fight. And then we got Errol Spence and Terence Crawford."

In the meantime ... Floyd seems sure as hell set on getting in the ring with Khabib and/or Conor McGregor.

Anderson Silva 'Accepts' McGregor Fight Challenge ... 'It's Not About Money'

10/20/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Anderson Silva has a message for Conor McGregor -- FORGET A REMATCH WITH KHABIB and fight ME instead! 

Remember, before UFC 229 earlier this month ... Conor told reporters he'd be interested in a superfight with Silva after he got through Khabib Nurmagomedov

Obviously, the loss put a wrench in Conor's plan -- but Silva says he's still down to scrap as soon as Conor is ready to get back in the Octagon.

"I just waiting," Silva told us outside his new Spider Kick MMA gym in West Hollywood ... "I accept the challenge for Conor."

Silva says it makes perfect sense for Dana White -- "Two big names. Two big legends. And, why not?"

"It's not about money, Conor. It's about martial arts challenge."

If that can't happen, Silva says he'd still love another crack at Nick Diaz -- since their first fight in 2015 was essentially scrapped from the books, because they both tested positive for banned substances

As for Spider's new gym, Silva says he's created a new elite facility to pass along all of his fight knowledge -- and it looks AWESOME!!!

UFC's Cody Garbrandt Calls Out Pacquiao ... Let's Fight!

10/20/2018 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Move over Khabib, Conor and Floyd ... Cody Garbrandt wants in on the MMA-boxing crossover action -- and he's callin' out Manny Pacquiao!!!

We got Cody outside of Mastro's with Russell Peters and Chuck Zito ... talkin' everything from Mike Tyson training Khabib to Nurmagomedov's chances against Mayweather in a ring.

But, then Peters brought up a dream fight for Cody -- a boxing match with Pacquiao ... and, turns out, Garbrandt's ALL FOR IT!!!

"I would love that fight, yeah, I would love that."

Cody tells us it wouldn't just be a money grab ... dude says he has a legit boxing background -- and seems confident he could take Manny!

What do ya say, Pacman?

Wiz Khalifa Promises Music Video & 100 Remixes ... Of 'I'll Beat Yo Ass!'

10/20/2018 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Wiz Khalifa is so jacked up about his song with Tyron Woodley ... he's tellin' TMZ Sports 100 different versions of it are on the way!!!

We got Wiz leaving The Forum on Wednesday night when we brought up the magic words that turned him from laid-back rapper to hype man ... "Your track with Tyron Woodley."

"Oh, man, 'I'll Beat Yo Ass!'?" Wiz says ... "That song goes hard as hell!!"

Of course ... Woodley made the anthem with Wiz a few weeks ago -- and even rap legends like Snoop Dogg have hit up the UFC star asking to be on the remix! 

Count Wiz in as one of the people who loves it ... 'cause he says a music video AND a TON of remixes for it are up next!!!

As for if Khalifa wants to keep collabin' with fighters down the road ... he says of course -- "Every last one of them, man!"

Can't. Wait.

Viral MMA Fighter Rachael Ostovich Hot Chicks Can Whoop Ass Too!!

10/20/2018 12:10 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The woman you're looking at above is not a professional swimsuit model -- she's a badass MMA fighter, and she tells TMZ Sports she's out to prove she's more than a pretty face.

If Rachael Ostovich looks familiar ... it's 'cause she went viral on social media (for obvious reasons) after appearing on UFC's 'The Ultimate Fighter' in July.

We spoke with the 27-year-old about her newfound popularity ... and she says she wants to make a name for her career in the cage, not her beautiful looks.

"I do believe that you can be a feminine woman and still fight MMA," Ostovich says. "I just feel like just do you. And, this was always me. It was never a fake thing for me."

We asked Rachael if she'd ever venture into the modeling and acting world ... and she says she's 100-percent focused on her career as a fighter ... for now.

"I feel like the attention is cool and all that but my main priority is fighting, and if that comes later on, then sure. We'll see when we get there at that time. But, right now, MMA is my main focus."

Floyd Mayweather 70% Chance Khabib Fight Happens

10/19/2018 3:01 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tyron Woodley says he spoke with Floyd Mayweather -- and the boxer told him he honestly believes there's a 70% chance the fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov actually happens. 

You can see Tyron give all the details about his call with Floyd on this week's 'Hollywood Beatdown' ... where the UFC champ also reveals what Floyd's doing behind the scenes to make it happen. 

"Floyd says it's the real deal."

Tyron also explains why he thinks BOTH guys in the Khabib vs. Conor fight looked terrible -- and tells us what he REALLY thinks about Canelo Alvarez's new $365-million contract

Plus, Tyron also brings in a very special guest and drops some info about his hit song, "I'll Beat Yo Ass," that could make some people RICH! 

Check out 'The Hollywood Beatdown' every Friday on the TMZ Sports YouTube channel

Conor McGregor Hooks Up Boston Firefighters with World Series Tickets and Whiskey!

10/19/2018 1:43 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Conor McGregor's already puttin' that UFC 229 money to good use ... 'cause he just surprised 10 Boston firefighters with World Series tickets!!

We're told McGregor wanted to do something special to show his appreciation for the firefighters ... so he plunked down a good chunk of change for 10 tickets to W.S. Game 1.

Remember, Conor says he made around $50 million from the Khabib fight -- and around $100 mil for the Mayweather fight -- so it's nice to see him spreading the wealth around.

McGregor personally delivered the goods to the Back Bay Fire Station ... where he spent time takin' pics and choppin' it up.

As if gettin' to watch their beloved Sox play for a ring at Fenway wasn't enough ... Conor also hooked the first responders up with his super hard to get Proper No. Twelve whiskey.

Before The Notorious split ... they cracked open some Proper No. Twelve and toasted to the Sox winning a title.

BTW -- Proper No. Twelve tells us they're donating $5 to first responders for every case of whiskey they sell ... up to $1 million a year.

Wicked awesome!! 

UFC's Cris Cyborg Mentoring Danielle Bregoli ... MMA Can Help You!

10/19/2018 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Two badass chicks have become fast friends with UFC superstar Cris "Cyborg" Justino taking Danielle Bregoli under her wing ... and an MMA future for the young rapper could be next! 

Bregoli -- aka rapper Bhad Bhabie -- recruited Cyborg for a role in her new music video "Juice" with YG, and Cyborg tells TMZ Sports the two hit it off on set. 

Get this ... Bregoli -- who became famous for that whole "Catch Me Outside" thing -- told Cris she loves fighting, but her style is more street than Octagon. 

"She said she really like street fights. The first day I met her she said, 'I don't like gloves I like a street fight.'"

But, Cyborg tells us she thinks MMA could be great for Bregoli when it comes to self-discipline and respect  -- and she's invited the 15-year-old star to train with her in Southern California. 

"Soon we are gonna train together. Mixed martial arts teaches kids discipline. I think you learn a lot. When I start training, I learned a lot of things."

In fact, Cyborg says Bregoli may even have the talent to fight professionally if she wants -- but she'll have to get in the gym and put in the work.

Cris also gave us the 411 on her training leading up to her UFC 232 superfight with Amanda Nunes ... one of the most anticipated fights of the year.

Floyd Mayweather I'll Rematch Conor ... After Khabib Fight

10/18/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Floyd Mayweather says he ain't done with Conor McGregor -- telling TMZ Sports he'll give the Irishman a rematch in the boxing ring right after he tunes up Khabib Nurmagomdov

"McGregor was talking that sh*t, so it ain't over," Floyd told us while shopping in Bev Hills this weekend.

"After me and Khabib lock up, me and McGregor we gonna lock up again."

As we previously reported, Floyd says he'll accept Khabib's challenge and will fight him in the boxing ring sometime in the near future, because it'll do "crazy numbers."

Floyd says he expects to make a 9-figure check from the Khabib fight -- and a rematch with Conor could be just as successful. 

"I'm ready to go out there and get the job done and entertain. 'Cause me and McGregor Mayweather was real entertaining. I gave people what they wanted to see."

Floyd also says his fights with UFC stars are helping the sport of MMA -- telling TMZ Sports, "I'm helping keep combat sports alive!"

Of course, Conor and Floyd clashed back in August 2017 -- with Floyd dominating most of the fight and ultimately getting a TKO in the 10th round. 

Khabib says he'll fare better than Conor -- claiming he outstruck McGregor when they fought at UFC 229

Canelo Alvarez Wants Mayweather Rematch ... Stop Hurting Boxing!

10/17/2018 1:41 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Canelo Alvarez says he's sick of watching Floyd Mayweather try to make fights that hurt the sport of boxing -- like Conor and Khabib -- and says if he really wants a challenge, LET'S REMATCH! 

"He wants to continue hurting boxing by making fights that don't make sense ... and not giving boxing the credibility it deserves," Canelo tells TMZ Sports

"If he wants to return, I ask him to look my way to give a great fight to the fans."

"Let's do the second fight. It's very important. We have something pending there, so let's make the second fight."

Of course, Canelo and Floyd fought back in 2013 -- but Alvarez has improved A LOT since then, and clearly believes he would smash Floyd if they met again. 

Canelo just signed a brand new $365 MILLION contract with the DAZN streaming video service to have 11 fights over the next 5 years ... and a Floyd rematch would be a dream for the company. 

But, if it doesn't happen, Canelo tells us he's down for a 3rd fight with Gennady Golovkin -- and in the meantime, he's prepping for his Dec. 15 fight against Rocky Fielding at Madison Square Garden. 

As far as his new contract is concerned -- the richest in the history of pro sports -- Canelo says he's not about to go on a spending spree because he's already rich and has everything he wants. 

... especially when it comes to cars!

Floyd Mayweather 'Definitely' Boxing Khabib ... 'I'll Get 9 Figures'

10/17/2018 6:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Floyd Mayweather is clearing up the rumors about a possible boxing match with UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov -- telling TMZ Sports, "Oh, we fighting!" 

"I'm my own boss," Floyd said in Bev Hills ... "So, I can't say what's going on on Khabib's end. But, on my end, we can make it happen."

Of course, Khabib and his manager called out Floyd after dominating Conor McGregor at UFC 229 ... though it was unclear if they wanted a boxing match or an MMA fight. 

Floyd tells us he ain't getting in the Octagon with Khabib -- if he wants to brawl, it'll be in Floyd's discipline. 

"He called me out. So, he gotta come to my world," Floyd said. 

Mayweather says he expects a 9-figure payday -- and tells us he'll make $100 million MORE than when he fought Conor McGregor in 2017. 

Floyd says he saw an interview where Khabib was talking trash about Floyd -- saying he couldn't knock Conor down in their boxing match while Khabib put Conor on the canvas in UFC 229. 

"So, Khabib ... you got my leftovers. Whoopy-do."

As for the location of the Mayweather vs. Khabib fight -- Floyd says the only option is Vegas but Khabib will have to prove he can conduct himself like a professional inside and outside of the ring. 

Floyd says he didn't see the melee after UFC 229 -- but he heard it was ugly and doesn't want Khabib to pull the same schtick when they fight. 

LET'S DO THIS!!!

Dana White Khabib Ain't Quitting UFC ... 'We Worked It Out'

10/16/2018 1:15 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Dana White tells TMZ Sports ... he and Khabib Nurmagomedov have worked out their issues and "The Eagle" will not be leaving the UFC. 

"We're good with Khabib," Dana said ... "He's staying. This will all work out."

Remember, Khabib threatened to leave the organization if White fired his teammate, Zubaira Tukhugov, for his role in the post-fight madness at UFC 229. 

"If you decide to fire him, you should know that you’ll lose me too," Khabib posted on Instagram last week.

So, when we saw Dana out in NYC moments ago, we had to ask if he felt there was a real risk that Khabib would walk. 

"We worked it out. We're gonna get everything worked out. Obviously, he was a little upset and a little fired up."

He continued, "Listen, guys get very emotional man and that was a very emotional fight for him. At the end of the day, Khabib is a great guy and we've always had a great relationship with him."

The other question ... does this mean Khabib AND Zubaira will remain on the UFC roster? 

"Well, [Khabib's] staying in the UFC," Dana said ... telling us he's not 100% sure about Zubaira's future. 

He did assure us that Khabib is happy and "this will all work out."

We also asked Dana about Conor McGregor's future and his desire to fight at AT&T Stadium in Dallas after talking with Jerry Jones -- check out what he said. 

Conor McGregor Hit the Club with Zeke Elliott ... After Cowboys Game

10/16/2018 8:42 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Conor McGregor led the victory party for the Dallas Cowboys after the big win on Sunday -- raging with Ezekiel Elliott at a local nightclub ... and TMZ Sports has the video. 

The UFC superstar changed out of his fancy blue sports coat and into a tight green party shirt to hit up Citizen in Dallas with his entourage and the Cowboys running back. 

In fact, you can see Zeke chatting it up with one of Conor's pals. Sources say other Cowboys players were there as well. 

We're told the guys arrived around midnight -- and Conor was walking around the place with a bottle of Proper 12 whiskey in his hand, continuing the endless publicity push for his new booze company. 

There was definitely reason to celebrate -- the Cowboys beat up on the Jacksonville Jaguars all game long, racking up a 40-7 victory. Zeke rushed for 106 yards and a TD. 

Conor has said he wants his next UFC fight to take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas -- we'll see if Dana White and Jerry Jones can make it happen. 

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