Since the UFC ran their first event in 1993 and every single event since, the promotion ha strictly been a mixed martial arts promotion.
Things may be changing down the line because UFC President Dana White says boxing could become part of the promotions umbrella one day.
“I could see bringing boxing under our umbrella and trying to see what we could do with that,” White said on The Unnamed Podvideocast. “I could see doing that.”
UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor recently dabbled in boxing and he suffered a tenth round TKO loss to Floyd Mayweather.
White has been with the UFC for nearly two decades now and he wants people to know that he isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
“This is what I love to do,” White said. “I’m 48 years old. This is what I jump out of bed every day and I love doing. I love working with [WME-IMG co-CEO] Ari [Emanuel]. Ari and I actually get along really, really well. And then his other partner Patrick [Whitesell] is the nicest guy in the world. I couldn’t be in a better position. I couldn’t be doing it with better people. I’m good.”
There is currently no timetable set for when boxing could come under the UFC banner or what stars could be heading in the potential promotions way.