UFC President has been by Conor McGregor’s side during the entire four city press tour with Floyd Mayweather.
The UFC President believes that the network intentionally cut McGregor’s microphone during the Los Angeles wing of the tour and that the network did the UFC crew dirty.
“It makes sense for them to do us dirty here and there,” White said at a media scrum. “It’s all good.”
McGregor would take a major offense to the cut off microphone, taking several shots at Showtime executive Stephen Espinoza throughout the rest of the tour.
White also admits that his relationship with the premium cable outlet hasn’t always been on the best of terms.
“There’s nothing to not trust,” he said. “I mean, what are they going to do to us – they might turn our mic off – or what are they gonna do that’s really going to hurt us? At the end of the day, when this is all said and done and it’s over, they’re in business with (Floyd) Mayweather. They’re not in business with me, and I have a real bad history with Showtime. It’s not we’re all like, hey, great to see you and all that stuff.”
Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather takes place on Saturday, August 26 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.
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