UFC president Dana White told the media following UFC 216 that he was going to deliver fight fans a Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson title unification bout.
This comes on the heels of Ferguson capturing the UFC interim lightweight world title in the UFC 216 main event against Kevin Lee.
Now, making his own run through the media, UFC president Dana White revealed that he’s yet to speak to Conor McGregor about his next fight.
We’ve heard Diaz. We’ve heard Paulie. Now we’re hearing Tony Ferguson. But what we aren’t hearing is a phone call between the UFC boss and his biggest star, because apparently that has yet to happen.
In a new interview Dana White set the record straight.
“It’s the fight I want,” UFC president Dana White stated when asked if it’s Ferguson vs. McGregor next.
However, then White confessed to not even speaking to Conor in sometime, about anyone or anything.
Check it out:
“I don’t deal with [Conor’s agent], I deal with Conor, I talk to Conor.”
“Right after the fight I jumped on a plane went to London, Germany, New York, Now i’m in Toronto. Then I got to Montreal and then I go home. When I get home I’ll tart working on [the McGregor vs. Ferguson fight].
“Conor hasn’t said a word about anybody. Conor’s been doing his thing. After his fight [against Floyd Mayweather] he went to Ibiza and hung out. He hasn’t said a peep to me about anybody or anything.”
Here’s a replay of the interview, timestamped with Dana’s above remarks for your convenience: