UFC President Dana White: I'm 'Getting Into Boxing, 100 Percent'

'Everyone's trying to get me to do something for money, and that's all the way up, and all the way down. So when rumors we've been hearing for weeks start to bubble to the surface, the Rumor Mill needs to kick started and fired up.

It is hard to believe that is has been nearly a year since Conor McGregor has stepped foot in an official UFC fight, given that he is unquestionably the biggest star in mixed martial arts.

"Al and I haven't talked about this at all", White said. But one that I just enjoy. "I have heard more and more fans asking for this one, and the fact is if the fans want to see something, it is usually what happens". You can see the intelligence is still there.

With Cris Cyborg teasing a move to boxing, a fight with Holly Holm may be off the table. "How many blows have I taken, because that's the true danger in combat sports".

McGregor was loaned out from his UFC contract to take part in a boxing match against Mayweather on Aug. 26. In a short period of time he went from being an undercard fighter to headlining a card in Dublin, Ireland.

McGregor recently said that he was in no hurry to step back into the cage, insisting the ball is well and truly in his court.

Georges St-Pierre made a sensational return to the sport of MMA Sunday when he defeated middleweight champion Michael Bisping via a rear naked choke at UFC 217.

White has been president of UFC since 2001. White had previously stated that he could see the UFC bringing boxing "under our umbrella". The telecast also will include Russia's Artur Beterbiev (11-0, 11 KOs), who'll meet Germany's Enrico Koelling (23-1, 6 KOs) in a 12-rounder for the vacant IBF light heavyweight title.

Mayweather and McGregor pocketed guaranteed purses of $100 million and $30 million, respectively, with those numbers final earnings expected to balloon as high as $300 million and $100 million after PPV sales. "My hands are starting to really feel it. My arms are not looking forward to the next camp".

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