The head of the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC), Dane White, responded to the words of American boxer Floyd Mayweather, who considered himself to be the main person in negotiations with Russian Habib Nurmagomedov. His words leads TMZ.
“Does Mayweather want to box?” Our answer is no. He will have to come to us, where he hoped to ass. The first time we went to his terms, now it’s his turn, ”said White. He added that until one of the parties gives up, nothing will happen.
On November 16, MMA Fighting announced that Mayweather considers itself entitled to dictate terms in negotiations with Nurmagomedov. According to him, the Russian is not able to earn a nine-digit amount for the fight in the octagon.
Back in October, the 41-year-old American said he was ready to fight only according to the rules of boxing. Then for the first time, White commented on a possible duel, saying that it could only be a fight in the UFC.
Nurmagomedov challenged Mayweather after confirming the status of the UFC lightweight champion. On October 7, he defeated Irishman Conor McGregor, who had already entered the ring with Mayweather and lost.
Mayweather and Nurmagomedov remain invincible. On account of the American – a series of 50 victories. Nurmagomedov won 27 victories and did not suffer a single defeat.