Mayweather, a former five-division boxing champion who
retired undefeated at 49-0 in 2015, has said he was coming out
of retirement to take on mixed martial arts fighter McGregor,
who has been challenging the American for months.
"It doesn’t make a lot of sense for my business, but I would
never keep Conor from making that kind of money," White said in
a video interview posted on entertainment news website TMZ.
"He obviously has a lot of opportunities right now. Tony
Ferguson is out there, the Floyd Mayweather thing is out there,
we’ll see how this thing plays out."
Mayweather has asked for a guaranteed $100 million to make the
fight happen, with $15 million going to McGregor, while White
has talked of $25 million to each plus pay-per-view money.
The pair will also have to agree to a format which Mayweather
insisted would be straight boxing when interviewed by British
media over the weekend.
(Writing by Ian Ransom in Melbourne; Editing by Peter
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