Floyd Mayweather and UFC President Dana White had been pictured after a new reunion and are apparently attempting to resuscitate collaborative initiatives this yr.
But he is the third man in the picture who could apparently be a clue to what’s being discussed.
Dana White – Instagram
Dana posted this pic in the wee hours of Wednesday morning
When Mayweather retired from boxing in 2017, his final combat was in opposition to Conor McGregor.
This deal was put collectively by the crew of Floyd and White (on behalf of McGregor).
Then, in late 2018, when Mayweather returned to the ring for an exhibition match in Japan, he did so beneath the RIZIN banner.
RIZIN is a main Japanese MMA promotional group that made headlines round the world by internet hosting this exhibition.
Floyd took out Tenshin Nasukawa in three quick minutes on New Years Eve 2018
And it is RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara who has been pictured with Mayweather and White now.
If the three are planning to hook up as deliberate, it appears to point out that it’ll be a matter of internet hosting different Mayweather exhibitions round the world.
In late 2019, Floyd and Dana posted social media adverts saying a collaboration in 2020.
However, White later revealed that the coronavirus pandemic sabotaged these plans.
2020 Josh Hedges
Dana White is the president of the UFC
He instructed ESPN: “The world has imploded [due to COVID-19] after speaking about doing sure issues collectively.
Now, it seems like these blueprints could be resurrected.
Most not too long ago, Mayweather has made it clear that he nonetheless plans to do different exhibition fights.
Towards the finish of 2020, he introduced a second combat in Japan, which was unsuccessful.
White promoted Mayweather in opposition to McGregor
He additionally confirmed a assembly with YouTuber Logan Paul, which has been postponed and is stated to be nonetheless being revamped.
Floyd instructed the Disruptive Entrepreneur podcast, “I can combat a fighter proper now and I can assure myself $ 35 million.
“I can doubtlessly win $ 50 million only for a common combat.
“Or me and Logan Paul can hang around, entertain, have enjoyable and earn 9 figures of $ 100 million or extra.
“Everyone thinks ‘retiree’ means going house together with your ft in the air and gaining weight.
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Mayweather and White deliberate to get nearer in 2020
“I choose to exit, at all times entertain and have enjoyable.
“Just as a result of I’m nonetheless going out, entertaining and having enjoyable does not imply I nonetheless need to combat for 12 rounds.
“I believe we’ve got a six spherical present. I believe it is going to be a lot of enjoyable for individuals, I believe persons are going to adore it.
“$ 35 million for 12 rounds or $ 100 million for six rounds – a large distinction. “