UFC president Dana White teases boxing announcement ‘in the next couple of weeks’
Dana White has declared that he will have an announcement in the world of boxing in the next couple of weeks.
The UFC president spent plenty of time last year teasing a potential entrance into the sport and now looks finally set to make his move.
It appeared as though he’d given up on his plans at one point.
White said the problems in boxing may be too difficult to overcome.
He explained on the BT Sport Boxing Show: “The world of boxing hasn’t been able to do what I’ve been able to do [in MMA] over the last 20 years.
“If they can’t do things when the world is normal, you can’t expect them to do things when the world is crazy.”
Regarding his own interest in entering the sport, he said: “Yep, I peaked under the hood a lot there for the last year.
“Looked at different things and I said, ‘I don’t know man, I don’t know if this is fixable.’
“Funny enough, since the pandemic I’ve been looking at other options too.
“And we’ll probably have something to announce here soon. Yeah [it is in the world of boxing].
“When it’s time, I’ll let you know, I’m not ready yet.
“But [it’ll be] in the next couple of weeks.”