With a vaunted Conor McGregor – Floyd Mayweather boxing bout amounting to nothing more than verbal posturing from both sides of the aisle, the proposed ‘super-fight’ has finally gained legitimate traction.
Speaking on an NBA post-game show, UFC president Dana White confirmed that McGregor’s terms have been agreed for a proposed boxing bout.
“McGregor’s side is done, I’m starting to work on the Mayweather side now,” White said, “I got one side done, now it’s time to work on the other. If we can come to a deal with [Al] Haymon and Mayweather, the fight’s going to happen.”
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McGregor would then provide a statement to his own website The Mac Life confirming White’s comments.
“It is an honour to sign this record breaking deal alongside my partners Zuffa LLC, The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Paradigm Sports Management,” McGregor said.
“The first, and most important part of this historic contract has now officially been signed off on. Congratulations to all parties involved. We now await Al Haymon and his boxer’s signature in the coming days.”