Floyd Mayweather 'training like a maniac in the gym' as boxing icon considers another return to the ring

  • Floyd Mayweather overcame Conor McGregor to seal 50th win of his career
  • The retired American legend claimed the win over Irishman was his final fight
  • However Mayweather keeps fit in the gym and could make sensational return
  • Reports in America suggest the 40-year-old is mulling over potential fights

Floyd Mayweather may perform yet another retirement U-turn despite previously insisting the 50th victory of his boxing career would be his final fight.?

The 50-0 American overcame UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a cross-over clash for the 'Money Belt' back in August.

Following that money-spinning showdown, which is believed to have earned the boxing icon £259million, Mayweather claimed he would hang up his gloves.?

Floyd Mayweather has been enjoying a trip to?Beijing, China after hanging up his gloves?

Floyd Mayweather has been enjoying a trip to?Beijing, China after hanging up his gloves?

Floyd Mayweather has been keeping in shape in his Las Vegas gym following retirement
Mayweather works out

Mayweather has been keeping in shape in his Las Vegas gym following retirement

However, reports in America are suggesting the 40-year-old former pound-for-pound king still has the hunger to fight for a 51st time.

Mayweather has been keeping in shape at his Las Vegas gym and consistently keeps his fans up-to-date via his Instagram page.?

And Showtime Sports general manager Stephen Espinoza has refused to rule out a comeback, which would no doubt create yet more boxing excitement.?

Speaking to TMZ Sports, he said:?'Floyd has been telling people close to him that he is considering a 51st fight — and he has been training like a maniac in the gym.

'He is still in fighting shape and ready to go and we have been told he is kicking around the idea of another comeback.'

Despite announcing his retirement, the 40-year-old could make sensational return to the ring
Mayweather keeps in shape

Despite announcing his retirement, the 40-year-old could make sensational return to the ring?

The American overcame UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a cross-over clash

The American overcame UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a cross-over clash

Should he return, it remains to be seen who he would fight with previous opponent McGregor eyeing a showdown with Mayweather's old foe Manny Pacquiao.

Current welterweight champion Keith Thurman could be a target while IBF ruler Errol Spence is another option, should Mayweather want to reclaim his?147 pounds crown.

Gennady Golovkin remains a mouthwatering potential opponent, with the big-punching Kazakh having a big desire to fight the American legend.?

The KO king, however, is lined up for a rematch with?Canelo Alvarez in May and would have to triumph before talks over a Mayweather bout can begin.?

Mayweather showed his class in the victory over McGregor to seal his 50th career victory?

Mayweather showed his class in the victory over McGregor to seal his 50th career victory?

Big-punching KO king Gennady Golovkin (left) has a big desire to fight the American legend?

Big-punching KO king Gennady Golovkin (left) has a big desire to fight the American legend?

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