More than a few fans have been wondering since UFC boss Dana White is in a center of all during a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press discussion debate that strike their third city currently in New York. After all, a quarrel isn’t being promoted by a UFC – it’s underneath a powerful of Mayweather Promotions and McGregor’s new promotional vehicle.
When asked about it, White had a elementary response – he was asked to keep McGregor reined in by Mayweather’s fugitive advisor, Al Haymon (via MMA Fighting):
“Al Haymon gave me specific directions,. To make certain that Conor McGregor does not hold Floyd Mayweather. I’ll be in a middle.”
White also addressed a extraordinary emanate where McGregor’s mic was cut during a initial press discussion in Los Angeles, something McGregor blamed Showtime for:
“It was uncanny how it happened,” White said. “We’re traffic with some things that we’re not used to traffic with. Plus, for me, being a control weird that we am, we have minimal control in all of this. But we have a lot of opposite people in a mix.”
White also done it transparent that, while a UFC is removing paid for this deal, a genuine reason that this quarrel is function is since of one chairman – McGregor:
“This is for Conor,” White said. “Listen, are we gonna make money? We’re positively gonna make money. We’re gonna make money, hose guys are gonna make money. But during a finish of a day, a usually reason since we even deliberate doing this is for Conor.”
There is one some-more stop on a press tour, in London. McGregor and Mayweather will face off in a 12-round, 154-pound hitch on Aug 26th in Las Vegas.
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