Conor McGregor can hit Floyd Mayweather out and turn biggest contestant on a planet, says Dana White

Dana White, a UFC president, has claimed that Conor McGregor will turn a ‘biggest contestant on a planet’ if he knocks out Floyd Mayweather after this year.

McGregor and Mayweather will accommodate in Las Vegas on 26 Aug after a span struck a understanding to theatre a long-touted match-up progressing this month.

Regarded by many as a excellent fighter of his generation, Mayweather is duly considered a strenuous favourite opposite McGregor, who has never boxed professionally.

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Yet notwithstanding a UFC lightweight champion’s noted inexperience, White is deliberation what might occur if McGregor upsets a contingency and defeats his dominant opponent.

Asked either a feat for McGregor would be a biggest startle in sporting history, White told churned martial humanities website MMAJunkie: “Ever. Tell me a bigger upset.

“If Conor McGregor knocks out Floyd Mayweather, tell me something bigger. He’ll be a biggest contestant on a f****** planet. It’ll be comprehensive madness.”

White, meanwhile, stays in negotiations with former NWA rapper Ice Cube over a use of a 20,000-capacity T-Mobile Arena, a due venue for a fight.

Ice Cube had already indifferent a locus for a basketball eventuality on a same night as Mayweather and McGregor’s assembly and primarily seemed demure to reschedule his booking.

White, however, has now claimed that carrying met Ice Cube, “everything is smooth” between himself and a rapper, and that he expects a span to strech an agreement in due course.

“He and we talked, and we got a whole thing – we don’t wish to contend squashed since there was never anything there – though we got it all worked out

“But that whole thing with Ice Cube was being blown approach out of proportion, series one. And series two, all is well-spoken and going in a right direction.”

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