Fans and the media keep questioning the UFC’s decision to pull Conor McGregor off UFC 200.
With McGregor having record numbers and currently the biggest draw in the UFC, people can’t get over the fact that the UFC is not budging on their decision to pull “The Notorious” from the significant card.
UFC President Dana White was asked at the UFC 200 press conference in the Madison Square Garden on Wednesday the tough question: “How much money are we gonna leave on the table with Conor not fighting?”
Check out White’s response!
Dana White was asked how much money the UFC was missing out on without Conor McGregor at #UFC200.
— AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) April 27, 2016
Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones are now set to headline UFC 200 for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight title on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
While the UFC stands to not make as much money with Conor McGregor fighting on the card, they are standing firm in their decision to show Conor McGregor that media obligations are a must in the UFC, no matter who you are.