Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez is not a big fan of the potential fight that Floyd Mayweather is attempting to pitch.
Nurmagomedov called out Mayweather after defeating Conor McGregor in their controversial UFC fight in Las Vegas that ended in mayhem as Nurmagomedov jumped out of the Octagon to fight a member of the Irishman's entourage.
The 50-0 boxer shared a video which called for Nurmagomedov to come over to the boxing world to take on Mayweather.
"When I face Khabib, of course I am getting a nine-figure payday", he told TMZ Sports. We fighting. I mean, I'm my own boss. "But, on my end, we can make it happen". "It's very important. We have something pending there, so let's make the second fight".
"More than the McGregor fight". Probably $100 million more, guaranteed.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov poses before his fight with Conor McGregor.
McGregor had been eyeing a rematch with Mayweather following his 10th-round TKO loss previous year. Only one king. Of course, I am the king because he can not drop McGregor but I drop him easily. [But] in the jungle there is only one king.
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Mayweather thinks he will make even more money fighting the Russian than he did when he took on McGregor.
"I'm Floyd Mayweather. I'm the A-side, you call me out you come into my world. It could be somewhere upwards of $110 to $200 million guaranteed".
But UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who is a teammate of Nurmagomedov, declared the match-up a joke. What is he doing, man?' Cormier told ESPN. But you don't have to win to get paid and let's be honest, that's what this is all about in the end.
Amid cynics" claims that it is just an attempt from Mayweather to keep himself relevant, "Money' has insisted that the bout is indeed going down.
Mayweather and Pacquiao last fought in May 2015.
However, both fighters are so superior at their respective trades that it's incredibly hard to see a close fight happening either way.
McGregor lasted 10 rounds, with Mayweather ultimately breaking him down and stopping him - to raise his ideal record to 50-0.