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Mayweather happy in retirement but hints at ring return

Floyd Mayweather: I'm Being Offered '9 Figures' to Come back

May 1 (Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather Jr is happily retired but the 39-year-old unbeaten American hinted in an interview on Saturday that a return to the ring could not be completely ruled out.

Mayweather quit boxing in September after accumulating a 49-0 record during a 19-year career that produced world titles in five weight divisions and earnings in excess of $800 million.

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The American says he is happy with life outside the ring but acknowledged he was in talks with television networks over a possible comeback fight.

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Sep 11, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Floyd Mayweather weighs in for his upcoming boxing fight against Andre Berto (not pictured) at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 11, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Floyd Mayweather (left) and Andre Berto face off during weigh-ins for their upcoming boxing fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks during a news conference at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas September 9, 2015. Mayweather will defend his titles against challenger Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 12 in what he says will be his final fight. REUTERS/Las VegasSun/Steve Marcus
Britain Boxing - Gervonta Davis v Liam Walsh IBF Super-Featherweight Title - Copper Box Arena, London - 20/5/17 Gervonta Davis celebrates with Floyd Mayweather Jr after winning the fight Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Promoter and former champion boxer Floyd Mayweather (C) speaks during a press conference announcing WBA super lightweight champion Adrien Broner's fight against Ashley Theophane, in Washington, DC, February 29, 2016. The title contest is scheduled to take place April 1, 2016 at the D.C. Armory in Washington DC. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Aug 6, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe looks on as Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Andre Berto face off during a press conference to announce the upcoming fight on September 12, 2015 at J.W. Marriott LA Live. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 23: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the Danny Garcia and Robert Guerrero WBC championship welterweight bout at Staples Center January 23, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16: Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrives at the 2014 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. works on his abdominal muscles at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada April 22, 2014. Mayweather is preparing for his fight against World Boxing Association (WBA) champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 3. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BOXING)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends The 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) of the U.S. works on his timing with his uncle and trainer Roger Mayweather at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada April 22, 2014. Mayweather is preparing for his fight against World Boxing Association (WBA) champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 3. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BOXING)
CHICAGO - JULY 15: Boxer Floyd 'Money' Mayweather, Jr. acknowledges his fans during the 'Mayhem: Mayweather vs. Maidana II' championship rematch press conference at the Auditorium Theatre on July 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. fight in the seventh round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 07: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. attends the screening of 'Freelancers' at Mann Chinese 6 on August 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
Mar 11, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Floyd Mayweather (left) and Manny Pacquiao during a press conference to announce their fight on May 2, 2015 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
Britain Boxing - Gervonta Davis & Liam Walsh Press Conference - The Landmark London - 18/5/17 Floyd Mayweather during the press conference Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
Sep 12, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Floyd Mayweather (left) and Marcos Maidana face off during the the weigh-in for their WBC Superwelter weight title fight MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Britain Boxing - Frank Warren & Floyd Mayweather Jr Press Conference - Savoy Hotel, London - 7/3/17 Floyd Mayweather Jr during the press conference Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic
Sep 13, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Floyd Mayweather (green gloves) and Marcos Maidana (blue gloves) trade punches during their WBC & WBA Welterweight and WBC Superwelter Weight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. celebrates defeating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in a unanimous decision following their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. lands a left to the face of Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) in the 11th round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) of the U.S. and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines face off during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada May 1, 2015. The boxers will fight in a welterweight unification bout at the arena on May 2. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. is seen during a media workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada April 22, 2014. Mayweather is preparing for his fight against World Boxing Association (WBA) champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 3. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BOXING)
WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) of the U.S. reaches for a punch on Marcos Maidana of Argentina during their title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada September 13, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BOXING)
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"Everyone is asking me 'is Floyd Mayweather coming back?'" he said in an interview with Showtime.

"Right now, I'm happy being on this side but I've been talking with CBS and Showtime and you just never know. But right now, I'm just happy on this side," added Mayweather, who ended his career in the welterweight division.

"As of right now, some crazy numbers have been thrown my way -- upwards, of course, of nine figures.

"But I'm truly blessed beyond belief and I really don't know what we're going to do. But right now, I'm really happy being on this side helping our fighters."

Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao, who retired last month, in a unanimous decision last year before defeating Andre Berto in September in his last bout.

Many want him to take on undefeated Kazakh middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin but Mayweather was quick to rule out the possibility of agreeing to that match-up.

"How can Floyd Mayweather fight at 160 (pounds) when I can never even make 154?" he said.

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