Down
enlarge shrink
UFC president to Floyd Mayweather: Call me if you want to fight Conor McGregor
0:44 | MMA
UFC president to Floyd Mayweather: Call me if you want to fight Conor McGregor
Wednesday May 11th, 2016

Get breaking news and SI’s biggest stories instantly. Download the new Sports Illustrated app (iOS or Android) and personalize your experience by following your favorite teams and SI writers.

UFC president Dana White denied Wednesday that there have been any discussions between his organization and the camp of Floyd Mayweather about a fight against Featherweight champion Conor McGregor, but said that he’s ready to talk if Mayweather is interested. 

Appearing on the Dan Patrick Show, White said that negotiations for the fight would have to go through the UFC, as McGregor is currently under contract.

"We haven't talked about it. Conor McGregor's under contract with the UFC," White said. "If Floyd wants to fight Conor—call me, Floyd."

The superfight between the two biggest faces in their respective sports has gained attention in recent days after Mayweather indicated that it is a possibility.

Joe Rogan: McGregor has no business being in ring with Mayweather

Mayweather is currently retired from boxing, while McGregor is coming off a shocking upset defeat at the hands of Nate Diaz at UFC 196. 

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.