Conor McGregor Receives Boxing License In California

David Hookstead | Contributor

UFC star Conor McGregor was issued a license to box in California late Wednesday night.

There have been rumors and speculation for a long time that McGregor might try to box against legendary fighter Floyd Mayweather. He’s officially one step closer as of Wednesday night. (SLIDESHOW: THESE ARE THE SEXIEST PHOTOS OF RONDA ROUSEY ON THE INTERNET)

“He got a license today and a federal ID. He’s a California boxer now,” California State Athletic Commission executive officer Andy Foster told MMAFighting.com. (SLIDESHOW: UFC Star Arianny Celeste Is Nearly Naked For All Her Fans In These Pictures)

(Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor gestures as he arrives for his welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

The Irish-born fighter recently destroyed Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in November. Only time will tell if this truly is the first step towards a matchup with Mayweather.

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