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Floyd Mayweather Tells TMZ He's Going to Apply for MMA License


LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 13: Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center on March 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s transition to MMA is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Mayweather told TMZ he is planning to apply for a license that will allow him to compete in mixed martial arts, with the goal of making his UFC debut some point in the near future.

"Everything takes time. Eventually, we're gonna apply for the license, and hopefully we can fight," Mayweather said.

Mayweather added the process could take six to eight months for him to be ready for his debut. He's planning to train with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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