Dana White Denies Conor McGregor-Manny Pacquiao Fight Is In The Works

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UFC president Dana White

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UFC president Dana White isn’t about to let Conor McGregor step into the boxing ring again.

Manny Pacquiao made headlines this week by claiming a fight between he and McGregor was in the works. But following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno, Calif., White vehemently denied those claims.

“That would be weird, because (McGregor’s) under contract with us,” White told MMAjunkie. “If that’s true, I will be suing Manny Pacquiao and whoever is representing him.”

(Warning: The following video contains some NSFW language.)

That would seem to settle that.

So, what was all that Bob Arum stuff about?

Well, White has said he’s planning to start a boxing organization under the UFC umbrella. And, when recently asked about White’s plans, Arum had this to say:

Someone sounds threatened.

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