DALLAS — UFC boss Dana White is one step closer towards creation a super quarrel between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather a reality.
White told FOX Sports during a UFC 211 post quarrel press discussion that he expects to tighten a understanding with McGregor on Sunday for his partial in a pay-per-view quarrel with Mayweather that could be value some-more than $75 million for a stream UFC lightweight champion.
It was only a few days ago when White hinted that he hoped to get a understanding finished with McGregor, though it appears he’s already staid with a Irishman and both sides will have an agreement finished in reduction than 24 hours.
“We’re right there. I’m awaiting an executed agreement tomorrow,” White said. “Then I’ll start operative with Team Mayweather subsequent week.”
Now White cautions that removing a understanding finished with McGregor competence make it seem that a quarrel with Mayweather is scarcely completed, though that’s only not a case.
White knows that Mayweather’s side will have their possess final on a financial separate they should accept for a due fighting compare and that’s where a dual parties will have to come to some arrange of an agreement.
“We’re only removing this understanding finished with Conor. What do we consider a Mayweather side’s going to be like? How most time do we consider I’m going to spend on this. We’re going to give it a shot,” White said.
As distant as how most time White is peaceful to spend on these negotiations he couldn’t contend for certain, though partial of it depends on what Mayweather final for his separate of increase for a fight.
Mayweather has raked in absurd amounts of income around his career between pay-per-view revenue, live embankment and merchandising and it’s expected he’ll be looking for a same to take a quarrel with McGregor.
Since Mayweather late scarcely dual years ago, McGregor has turn a biggest pull in all of quarrel sports so it’s distinct that he also believes he deserves a bigger share of a altogether increase from a fight.
“It depends on how absurd it is,” White pronounced about how most time he’ll spend negotiating with Mayweather and his team. “The doubt is how profitable. You can assume how many buys you’re going to do, there’s no guarantee. Every time we put on a pay-per-view it’s a hurl of a dice. You don’t know what’s going to happen.
“There’s some fights that we do know and this feels like one of those fights that should do that, though we never know.”
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