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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Predicts The Winner Of Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather With Brilliant Answer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Predicts The Winner Of Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather With Brilliant Answer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is no stranger to the Martial Arts scene. In fact, when questioned about the possibility of a return to MMA in an exclusive interview with SPORTbible, the 35-year-old did not rule out a career change in the near future.

"I would need six months and I would be ready. Six months of training and I could go into Martial Arts." Zlatan told us while chatting about his new mobile app, Zlatan Legends.

Of course, In the past, Ibrahimovic has discussed his passion for the sport in detail and has shown his talent for fighting while at AC Milan in 2010, when he was awarded an honorary black belt by the Italian Taekwondo Federation.

On top of that, acrobatic goals like his memorable effort against England in 2012 gave us a glimpse of his incredible skill and movement.

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With a background like Zlatan's, the former Barcelona, Inter Milan and Malmo striker has authority to predict the highly anticipated fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night and his answer is typically brilliant.

As he flirted with the possibility of a McGregor victory, Ibrahimovic beamed about UFC's biggest draw, stating that Conor is the 'Ibrahimovic of the Martial Arts world':

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"Here you have a guy that has made a career out of many years and that is Mayweather, and then you have the other guy that has made a career in a short time, but he made himself a big name." Zlatan told SPORTbible.

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"People predict that Mayweather will win easy, which I don't believe. I think it's a hard fight, I think Conor has a power he can knock you out from every angle, and he has a confidence, like me.

"He is the Ibrahimovic of martial arts and I'm the McGregor of the football world. So I see him with his confidence. He will win, because he believes in himself so much and like I say, in everything you do the mental part is 50 per cent.

"If you have the mental, the head, you can do it and achieve, and then at the same time he's skilful, he is the one he is. So I believe in Conor."

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Who's going to win? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Topics: Zlatan, Ibrahimovic, mayweather, mcgregor

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Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some of the biggest names in sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.