Dana White: I Hope To Have Zuffa Boxing Running By October

UFC President Dana White has explained that his promised launch of Zuffa Boxing is only a few months away.

For the last two years, White has been promising to create his own boxing brand - which is going to be the sub-company of the UFC umbrella.

White has been eager to get the company off the ground since the UFC came together with Showtime to stage the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor cross-sport boxing match in August 2017. The event generated massive numbers at the gate and on pay-per-view.


White explained that he's hired someone to run the boxing side and they are in process of building offices for the company.

“I’ve hired a guy to come in and run the boxing side,” White said to MMA Fighting. “Actually over here on the other side of my office, construction is going on, we’re building offices and a war room and all the things that we’re going to need for this thing to start running in October.

“I’m hoping to have Zuffa Boxing fully functional and running by October.”

It's being reported that White’s plan for Zuffa Boxing involves the completion of the new UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The UFC Apex is a huge facility that also includes an arena for live fights. The UFC Apex also has a fully functional production studio - making it a perfect location to handle every aspect of the coming boxing brand.

Where will the Zuffa Boxing cards air? More than likely they will be exclusively streamed on UFC Fight Pass. The UFC Fight Pass service is already streaming boxing cards being put together by Lou DiBella, Roy Jones Boxing, and several other promotional outfits.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MulaKO on 08-09-2019

[QUOTE=champion4ever;19975734]I like that idea. Dana White should promote Khabib in the same manner as Conor McGregor vs Mayweather.[/QUOTE] Not sure for it would happen but I would see it going down that way Pretty sure a whole bunch of fighters…

Comment by champion4ever on 08-09-2019

[QUOTE=MulaKO;19975727]I think he would rather fight the guy with his own promotion company doing most of the work Remember that if Zuffa does take off , they would have to sign the fighter in its own right as this would…

Comment by MulaKO on 08-09-2019

[QUOTE=champion4ever;19975721]There's no question that Mayweather walked away with the Lion's share of that purse split. However, White walked away with a sizable amount of it himself. I say let's do it again! What the Hell they both have to lose?…

Comment by champion4ever on 08-09-2019

[QUOTE=MulaKO;19975674]Honestly speaking , me sure Floyd made the big chunk of dough Dana made money , without doubt , and that being the reason he’s trying to get this thing off the ground But Floyd knows he’s the ASide to…

Comment by MulaKO on 08-09-2019

[QUOTE=champion4ever;19975659]Don't you remember how the two co-promoted the Conor McGregor event? Those two Mayweather and White made a fortune off that fight and the two can replicate the same success, if they choose to collaborate again with a Money Mayweather…

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