Dana White Has A Not-So-Great Update For McGregor vs. Mayweather


With a venue and date potentially booked for a super fight between UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, hopes are high that this long-anticipated bout will come to fruition.

But UFC President Dana White insisted that the deal is “nowhere near being done” and that there’s no time frame for when such a mega fight would occur.

White’s dismissal of the news comes just days after a report that a date of June 10 had been reserved at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The UFC President further stated that there is “no target date whatsoever” for a potential fight between Mayweather and McGregor, according to TMZ.

McGregor (21-3) is coming off of a TKO victory over former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, making the Irishman the first UFC fighter to hold two belts in separate weight divisions simultaneously.

Meanwhile, Mayweather retired from boxing after defeating Andre Berto to extend his unbeaten streak to 49-0.

So while fight fans are clamouring for a fight between boxing and MMA’s biggest stars, it appears as if the deal has a ways to go before being finalized.

  • Shock Wave

    This, ugh, “fight” will NEVER see the light of day… moving on…

    • Juan Diablo

      Yup, everyone involved knows it too- but they are loving all of this free publicity so they will keep fanning it every so often

      • Jess Fenchley

        free publicity with zero return.

        • Juan Diablo

          Don’t be dense lol

  • Nick James

    Dana White is a liar.

  • Jay

    Dana just wants a piece of the pie (millions of dollars) in a boxing world he has nothing to do with anymore. It’s not as if he isn’t already ripping off all his UFC fighters by underpaying them and signing that shit Reebok deal, but he also wants money for a fight McGregor does by himself. I don’t see Dana trying to get money from other fighters when they fight in other sports. The fact he said “if Conor does this deal without me he will be very unhappy” something along those lines was disgusting.

    • Jess Fenchley

      Dana is simply an employee of WME so “he” does not get a cut, WME does. Dana is no longer the master of the UFC, just the mouthpiece, for now.

  • Jess Fenchley

    Anyone actually want to see this spectacle? I don’t.

    Silly fight and will NOT get the PPV numbers to pay them what they want.

    Conor is delusional.