Dana White On Conor McGregor UFC Ownership: "Never Gonna Happen"


Conor McGregor shocked the world of combined martial arts at the moment when he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from the game. The information got here as an enormous shock however was additionally met with fairly a little bit of skeptic cynicism as McGregor has claimed retirement earlier than, though it did not final lengthy. Last week, we reported that McGregor had truly requested shares within the UFC earlier than accepting one other combat. Now that McGregor is looking it quits, some imagine he’s merely doing it to achieve leverage with UFC president Dana White. Those rumors could be put to mattress although as a result of White spoke to TMZ Sports about Conor’s request and he shut it down quick.

“That’s by no means gonna occur,” White stated. “Listen, if you wish to personal a bit of the corporate, you must put up the cash to purchase a bit of the corporate. That’s the way it works.”

White additionally spoke about McGregor’s retirement and his relationship with the fighter. 

“I’ve by no means had a nasty dialog with Conor McGregor since he is been within the UFC,” White defined including that he isn’t frightened he’ll have the ability to discover one other star fighter. “It’s a part of sports activities. There will probably be others.”

Most not too long ago, McGregor has been implicated in an alleged sexual assault which reportedly befell in Ireland.

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