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The expected bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is not yet official, but the projected numbers explain why both sides are so excited to get something done.
UFC president Dana White, who is helping put the fight together, provided the latest breakdown.
“It depends on how much the fight sells,” White said on The Herd with Colin Cowherd, via Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting. “And if the fight sells as well as I think it can, Floyd makes a little north of $100 (million) and Conor makes $75 (million).”
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