California issues boxing license to Conor McGregor
California has given Conor McGregor a boxing license, according to MMA pundit Ariel Helwani.
Helwani, a pundit with mmafighting.com, said UFC lightweight champion McGregor was issued with the license and a federal ID by the Cailfornia State Athletic Commission yesterday.
The move was confirmed by McGregor’s manager, Audie Attar.
Breaking: Conor McGregor has been issued a boxing license in the state of California, per his manager @AudieAttar.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) December 1, 2016
California's State Athletic Commission executive officer Andy Foster told MMAFighting.com: "He got a license today and a federal ID.
"He's a California boxer now."
"I'd love to see him fight in California. It just needs to be the right opponent. Certainly a high-level opponent. We're happy to license him. We're happy he's a California fighter."
Floyd Mayweather anyone?