Dana White Says He Has Meeting to Discuss Floyd Mayweather Joining UFC

If Georges St-Pierre fights again, Dana White says it won't be against Conor McGregor

The Mayweather-to-UFC rumors kicked into overdrive when Mayweather suggested he could fight in the UFC if he had that desire, though he later made it clear he was only speaking hypothetically.

White was wearing Zuffa Boxing shirts on the press tour for the McGregor and Mayweather showdown and conducted numerous interviews regarding his intention to have the UFC and their parent company branch out to boxing.

"Exactly what I said is this: If I could make over a billion dollars before, I could do it again", Mayweather told FightHype.com.

That being said, after GSP opted to vacate the middleweight title that he'd just won last month against Michael Bisping, Dana White now believes that its entirely possible that "Rush" won't be returning at all in 2018. "Listen, you guys know I was here, I did not believe that McGregor-Mayweather would happen and it did".

White even stated on Undisputed that he would be meeting with Mayweather's team to possibly negotiate a deal.

- Right. So when I was- you know, he had come out earlier and said that so people were asking me about it.

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With regards to a potential opponent for McGregor, who hasn't fought in the UFC since November 2016, White insisted that the Irishman would have to defend his 155lbs crown. This, of course, comes after he discussed meeting with Floyd Mayweather's team.

- I actually have a meeting- I have a meeting with those guys, today.

'Let's get through the holidays and hopefully he starts to get the itch to come back and hopefully we can get him back this summer, ' White told ESPN.

" ... He ain't fighting Conor McGregor".

He wants to work with other promoters on the venture, and one of them is Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe. You know McGregor wants it.


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