Dana White Says 50-50 Split for Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather Is ‘Pretty Fair’
UFC President Dana White told reporters Wednesday he thinks a 50-50 purse split for the proposed boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be “pretty fair.”
“We haven’t even got there yet,” White said of discussing financial parameters with Mayweather’s camp, per MMAFighting.com’s Marc Raimondi. “We haven’t even talked percentages yet. … Floyd can think whatever, but the machine that the UFC has and Conor McGregor alone is a machine by himself. I think that 50-50 is pretty fair.”
Earlier in May, White confirmed during an appearance on TNT’s Inside the NBA that he had put a bow on negotiations with McGregor’s camp and had shifted his focus to hammering out details with Mayweather’s group.
“McGregor’s side is done, I’m starting…