UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor says he has marked a "record-breaking bargain" to battle Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Presently, he says, it's dependent upon Mayweather to do likewise to make the mega-fight happen.
"The to start with, and most critical piece of this memorable contract has now authoritatively been approved," McGregor said in an announcement to Themaclife.com. "Congrats to all gatherings included. We now anticipate Mayweather's adviser Al Haymon and his boxer's mark in the coming days."
McGregor did not indicate the terms of the arrangement he marked. On Thursday morning, he tweeted about the assention.
McGregor's affirmation of the marking came soon after UFC president Dana White revealed to TNT that McGregor had consented to the session.
"The McGregor side is done," White said while showing up as a visitor on the system's postgame wrap-up of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. "I'm beginning to take a shot at the Mayweather side at this point.
"I'm not saying the battle will happen, but rather I have one side done. Presently it's an ideal opportunity to take a shot at the other. On the off chance that we can go to an arrangement with Haymon and Mayweather, the battle's going to happen."
Mayweather, who was in London on Saturday as the promoter for Gervonta Davis, emphasized his conviction that the battle with McGregor would happen, notwithstanding expressing he would need to see Davis conceivably battle on the undercard.
"Indeed, on the off chance that me and Conor McGregor do happen to make the battle happen, and I think the battle will happen, I would love this youthful child Davis on the undercard and Badou Jack on the undercard," said Mayweather, who resigned with a 49-0 record. "I had an extraordinary profession and my vocation may not be finished, and No. 50 might be against Conor McGregor. We'll simply sit back and watch."
Prior in the week, Mayweather said he was anticipating data from White and McGregor.
"I'm not here to toss anyone under the transport, and I can't stay here and say that they are attending to us," Mayweather said in London. "I'm not saying that. Also, we're not attending to them.
"I have a group for negotiating, however when their side UFC speaks with our side, at that point the battle will happen."
Throughout the end of the week, White disclosed to ESPN's Brett Okamoto that his arrangement was to secure McGregor by this past Sunday and after that move to solidify Mayweather against McGregor.
"We're in that spot to complete this arrangement. We've recently got the opportunity to complete the arrangement," White told ESPN on Saturday. "I might want to complete it this Sunday and begin consulting with Team Mayweather, and if that arrangement can complete, at that point we'll complete it, and in the event that it can't, I have to proceed onward."
While there have been no firm due dates set up for the battle to meet up, White has said McGregor needs to battle twice this year.
"He needs to battle twice this year and one of those battles to be Floyd, if conceivable," White beforehand told ESPN.
Mayweather on Wednesday said he has outlines on McGregor as it were.
"There's just a single battle that bodes well," Mayweather said. "I left retirement since I'm an agent and I need to give the world what they need to see.
"McGregor's a contender. I'm a contender. This is the thing that the battle fans and MMA fans need to see."