The adapted mixed martial arts rules that will be used in a potential rematch between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have been revealed.

With their original boxing match ending in a tenth round stoppage in favour of the 50-0 American, the idea of a rematch on McGregor’s ground was something that was soon suggested.

If the rematch bout does come to fruition, however, the rules of such a contest have been revealed by Omar Al Raisi of the Dubai Sports Journal and they are predictably restrictive.

According to Al Raisi, a potential bout will see the same equipment and time used in an MMA fight – 4 oz gloves, barefoot and 25-minutes – but with none of the extra techniques which are permittable in mixed martial arts.

Forbes have also reported that the fight would take place on a UFC card, but following McGregor’s public and criminal outburst at the Barclays Arena prior to UFC 223 last week, it seems there may be some delay in that regard.

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Regardless of under what jurisdiction this fight takes place, the shameless money-making carousel continues to evolve at a depressingly increasing velocity.

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