If Conor McGregor really wants to box Floyd Mayweather he’s better off promoting alongside the UFC rather than going at it alone.
That’s the message from UFC president Dana White, who reacted to McGregor’s statement on Saturday where he said he could potentially promote a fight against Mayweather on his own.
McGregor said that putting a fight together with Mayweather without the UFC would be possible due to the Muhammad Ali Act that oversees boxing in the United States, but he’d still much rather work with the promotion regardless of the legal precedent.
“I believe so with the Ali Act, I believe I can (promote it), especially now that there’s offers on the table. But I think it’s smoother if we’re all involved,” McGregor said. “I think we’re all about good business.
“I’ve done great business with the UFC, with Dana (White), with everyone. I think it’s smoother if everyone just gets together, we get it involved, but again everyone’s got to know their place. We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it.”
White seems to agree with McGregor when it comes to co-promoting alongside the UFC if he really wants the fight with Mayweather to generate the kind of life changing money he could make off the proposed boxing match.
“You know how I feel about Conor. I’ve always shown Conor nothing but
Article source: http://www.foxsports.com/ufc/story/dana-white-scoffs-at-mcgregor-promoting-fight-against-mayweather-without-the-ufc-012917
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