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Floyd Mayweather forgot his opponent's name ahead of his latest exhibition bout this weekend. Mayweather is taking on Mikuru Asakura, but 'Money' revealed he does not even know the name of the Japanese MMA star.The American fighter addressed the media ahead of his fight at the Super Saitama Arena, and totally disregarded the man he is facing off with.

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Dana White and mentioned the name of Conor McGregor after securing his first UFC victory in over three years on the last fight of his contract with the promotion - and was then called out by Jake Paul.The Stockton icon beat fellow veteran Tony Ferguson in a welterweight bout in Las Vegas having been scheduled to face Khamzat Chimaev - who came in 7.5lbs over the 170lb limit.Diaz opened up the leg of Ferguson with an early check and enjoyed some joy in punch combinations while managing damage of his own to both legs with Ferguson often on the front foot.READ MORE: Khamzat Chimaev not hit once in first-round submission of Kevin Holland at UFC 279With Diaz, 37, and Ferguson 38, tiring past the 20th minute of the bout, the first UFC conqueror of McGregor worked a guillotine choke from his back to force a tap.Speaking to Joe Rogan after the fight, Diaz said: "All I know is... it's been a love/hate relationship with me and the UFC."Adding: "At the end of the day I love the UFC shoutout to Dana White, (former CEO) Lorenzo Fertitta and (co-creator) Campbell McLaren for giving me the opportunity and platform."Who should Nate Diaz fight on his UFC return down the line? Give us your thoughts in the comments section below.He added of his plans: "I want to get out of the UFC for a little bit and show all these UFC fighters how to takeover and own up another sport how you're supposed to do it.
Khamzat Chimaev not hit once in first-round submission of Kevin Holland at UFC 279
UFC 279 co-main event on Saturday evening.Chimaev went straight into a takedown and stopped the American from getting free, securing a tight D’Arce choke to force a tap just two minutes and 13 seconds into the first round.The 12-0 undefeated star was whistled and booed by the Las Vegas crowd while speaking to Joe Rogan, who called out his failed weight cut and warned him that it could cost him a title shot.READ MORE: Conor McGregor promises Nate Diaz trilogy 'will happen' despite UFC star ending contractThe 28-year-old contender was due to fight Nate Diaz in a main event, with Dana White and his team shuffling their talent around after he weighed in 7.5lbs overweight.With Diaz booked in to face fellow veteran Tony Ferguson in the final fight of the night, Holland stepped in to take on Chimaev after their row escalated into the cancelation of the pre-fight press conference.While admitting that his new opponent was a different prospect to planned foe Daniel Rodriguez, there's no doubt that his performance brought disappointment.Will Khamzat Chimaev fight for the UFC Welterweight title in his next bout? Give us your thoughts in the comments section below.Rogan asked Chimaev about a potential move up to middleweight following his struggles to make the 170lb limit, having previously hinted at fighting in both divisions."I’m the most dangerous guy here, I’m coming for everyone," Chimaev replied.Rogan continued to push Chimaev over the weight miss, telling him that had he been booked for a title fight then he wouldn't have been eligible to win the title.He replied: "I don’t care about that s***."Doctors stopped me; I didn’t come to die in my bed, I came to die in the cage."Elsewhere at UFC 279 Rodriguez beat Li Jingliang in a
Conor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the current UFC Lightweight champion.