Dana White Unsure if Conor McGregor Will Ever Fight Again

Dana White says Conor McGregor may not return to UFC: 'Money changes everything'

Having banked approximately $100m from his boxing clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr. earlier this year, White believes that such an outlandish purse may have taken any motivation to go back to "the day job" out of McGregor.

There's no denying that Conor McGregor will likely never have a $100 million dollar payday for a single UFC bout - but while money is clearly one of McGregor's driving forces, he's also a man concerned about his legacy.

"The UFC has to make him humble a little bit because other guys say, 'Oh, Conor do this?"

Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) head Mike Mazzulli was in attendance, and said that the UFC had already moved to punish the Irishman by scrapping plans for him to fight at UFC 219 on December 30 in Las Vegas. "He made $100million. I've got guys who made less than that who are lawyers and went to school their whole lives and quit working". In addition to White quickly shooting that rumor down - "It's not true", he said. Previously, White's said he would even entertain the idea of an ownership stake for McGregor.

"I would say, in the next 48 hours, if he is still in the country - and I understand that he may have left the country for a few days - but if he is still in the country, I understand from my sources that the Gardaí will be approaching him to give him a GIM form, which is a Garda Information Message, which is basically to tell him that there may be threats to his safety", said Mr Williams. McGregor has spoken of his intention to return to the UFC to face Ferguson, but UFC president White has cast serious doubt on McGregor potential return. "If it's true, we'll get it figured out and we'll go from there". "We were going to fight him, regardless of what Audie says. He can do this but why I not?' This is why sometimes you have to follow rules when you're a big name, because a lot of people are watching you". These guys make money and that's it.

"Ferguson has no business to talk about anything", White stated. He stated to reporters during a media day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that the promotion needs to make the lightweight champion defend or vacate the title.

Irish police said they aren't investigating because "there is no report on this matter and no complaint from any injured parties, patrons of the pub or the pub itself and no statements were taken", according to an Irish police spokesman. "We're working on a new deal with him right now".

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