Dana White Says Mayweather vs. McGregor Is a 'Global Fight'

Courting controversy Mayweather has been slammed for using a gay slur about McGregor while Mc Gregor has previously

While Conor McGregor was beaming with confidence during his world tour with Floyd Mayweather, former WBO welterweight champion and Olympic boxer Jessie Vargas has heard rumors about his training sessions and it spells impending doom for the UFC fighter.

And after a week full of nonsensical ramblings from the pair, a parody video has emerged to breath new life into the situation.

However, just 24 hours later, McGregor got Mayweather back as spectators in the Toronto press-tour joined McGregor in a "F*** the Mayweathers" chant.

We don't reckon either party will be too impressed, but hey, at least we got a laugh out of it. If the fight is entertaining enough, the potential money for a rematch could be huge, and both fighters are never shy about their business acumen and net worths.

He brushed off the tax debt in comments to reporters on Tuesday at the start of his tour to promote an August 26 boxing match against Irish MMA star Conor McGregor.

Dana White pointed out that the current projections by bookies for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight are putting it around 4.9 million buys, which would surpass the Manny Pacquiao fight by 300,000 buys.

McGregor, on the other hand, has a classic rags-to-riches story. His 19th fight in the UFC, and he was on 40 grand.

Last November, the 28-year old McGregor came to Madison Square Garden looking to make history and become the first simultaneous two-division champion in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and that is exactly what he did. Forbes, citing Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas, reported that McGregor is the underdog for this fight. But slim doesn't mean zero chance here. August 26 bout goes down.

And who else can set it up better than Triple H, the WWE COO and head of talent relations? And despite the Los Angeles crowd being firmly behind McGregor, Mayweather fired off verbal barbs that made his loyal legion of fans stand and cheer.



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