Dana White Offers Mayweather, McGregor $25 Million Each to Fight

My number was a guaranteed $100m. When asked by TMZ what he thought of the proposal, Mayweather laughed. He never made an offer.

Retired boxer and current boxing promoter Floyd Mayweather.

While McGregor's disclosed paydays for his last several fights have been short of that number, he is believed to make well above $10 million per fight when pay-per-view bonuses are included.

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"The best thing to do is look at how much money Conor McGregor has made, then look up how much money Floyd Mayweather has made, and then we can make the fight happen", he said. "It's not true. I made an offer", White said. "But we are willing to give him $15m and then we can talk about splitting the percentage, the back-end percentage on pay-per view".

Similarly, Conor McGregor isn't a man in need of attention or coverage either.At 28 he is at or around the peak of his athletic powers, he was the UFC's only fighter to hold two championship belts simultaneouslyand has broken every PPV, Gate and title fight KO record getting there. Mayweather has his own promotion company and typically runs his own events.

In a new interview, White went off on Mayweather for thinking his popularity is bigger than the Notorious McGregor.

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"How (is he) the "A" side?" The last major fight that you were in [against Manny Pacquiao], you left such a bad taste in everybody's mouth that nobody wants to see you again. Conor did 1.3m and 1.5m.

Earlier this week, Mayweather claimed that he had approached McGregor's camp with a purse figure of $15 million in the hope of enticing the Irishman to make his boxing debut against "Money". Easily. Even with those undeniable truths, there still seems to be a ton of intrigue in a potential fight, with Dana White even jumping into the fray and making a $25 million offer to both fighters to finally face off. If the fight does actually happen, Lytle believes McGregor would have a hard time against one of the greatest boxers in the history of pugilism.

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