Conor McGregor has been issued a boxing license in the state of California according to Ariel Helwani. By law, McGregor, an Irishman, may now own and operate a box anywhere in the United States.
Breaking: Conor McGregor has been issued a boxing license in the state of California, per his manager @AudieAttar.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) December 1, 2016
Whatever the reason for this license, this should quickly reignite the Floyd Mayweather boxing match rumors / B.S. news cycle until something mildly interesting happens in a football game. It should be a matter of hours before TMZ catches up with Mayweather or McGregor for a non-committal soundbite.