UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley has stated in the past that he will help train Floyd Mayweather for a potential transition to professional MMA.
If Woodley is to be believed, it would appear that the retired boxers MMA training is going to begin within the next week.
“Yeah, I’m training Floyd. I just talked to Floyd. He was in Singapore (and) somewhere else,” Woodley said during a live social media Q&A. “I just talked to him a couple of days ago. So when he gets back in town next week, me and him are going to start training.”
Mayweather has been teasing a transition to MMA prior to the boxing match against former UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor last August. Mayweather did defeat McGregor in what was dubbed “The Money Fight” and that win came by tenth round TKO.
Dana White, who serves as UFC President, has also stated in the past that he has negotiated with The Money Team to get Mayweather into the UFC.
The now retired boxer had also stated previously that there is a 50% chance that he could make his professional MMA debut by the end of this year, which still has a little over seven months to go.