FLOYD MAYWEATHER Applying For MMA License, Wants 6-8 Months For Training

Floyd Mayweather is dead serious about fighting in the UFC, and he's taking the most important step to make sure that happens ... getting a license. 

According to TMZ Sports, Floyd said he's planning to submit the paperwork to get licensed as a pro MMA fighter."Everything takes time. Eventually, we're gonna apply for the license, and hopefully we can fight," Mayweather said. 

Floyd is training with UFC champ Tyron Woodley. According to Woodley he said this about Floyd's estimated time till he's in the octagon; "Even if it takes 6 to 8 months, whatever it takes. We want to make sure that everything is done correctly, and everything is done the right way."