The boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather may not have been the highest quality sporting encounter of 2017, but it was among the most high-profile and was certainly the most lucrative.Now the two pugilists are reportedly in talks over a rematch — this time in McGregor's favoured sport of MMA (mixed martial arts) — potentially worth £360million.Here, Sportsmail examines the main questions around the proposed fight, and the biggest poser of them all — could it really happen?After months of build up, bad mouthing and questionable clothing in press conferences, Mayweather fought McGregor in a light-middleweight bout at Las Vegas on August 26.Mayweather, an unbeaten former professional boxer, started as heavy favourite, and did indeed defeat McGregor, by a 10th round technical knockout after a more competitive fight than most expected.The result meant Mayweather ended his career in the ring with a 50-0 winning record and a cheque of up to £215m. McGregor hardly left empty-handed however, and is said to have earned up to £70m from the bout.Any fight would take place in the UFC octagon — an eight-sided cage — using MMA rules, which differ notably from those in the boxing ring. It would be classed as a lightweight bout.Rounds last five rather than three minutes, but the fights usually last only three rounds — this can be extended to five rounds for title fights.Fighters will wear gloves which allow grappling, rather than the traditional boxing gloves, as grabbing and submission holds are a feature of UFC – as is kicking.Mayweather has repeatedly hinted he could be ready to make his debut in the octagon and posted a video of himself stepping into an MMA cage in January.Longtime MMA commentator Joe Rogan claimed Mayweather is already in talks with UFC president Dana White over a potential 'billion dollar' deal to fight, and Mayweather has bragged that he'd received multi-fight deal offers from the UFC.McGregor last year said that he has 'no doubt' he would beat Mayweather in a re-match, and would welcome the chance of a fight on his home turf – as well as another massive payday.Mayweather officially retired from boxing — again — after his win, and has returned to his favourite hobby of flashing his wealth on social media. He was last seen at the Superbowl.McGregor, meanwhile, has not returned to UFC as expected, and his only appearance in the octagon was an unofficial one – he stormed the arena at Bellator 187 during fellow Irish fighter Charlie Ward's bout.After the success of the first clash between the pair, it is likely the next time either of them fight will be if and when they face each other.Mayweather on Instagram:  'I'm Money May. They just called me not too long ago and asked me to come back. I can come right back. If I want to, I can come right back to the UFC.  I can go fight in the Octagon. I can do a three-four-fight deal in the Octagon and make a billion dollars.'McGregor on Youtube: 'I'd do as I pleased against him. But i


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