Posted on 04/09/2021
By: Sean Crose
“HOOOOOOOLY SHIIIIIIIT!!!!!!” UFC honcho Dana White tweeted this week. “WTF is goin on right here (?)” The quote appeared above an image of White, Rizin Preventing Federation boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara…and Floyd Mayweather. The publish, in fact, acquired social media buzzing, for each White and Mayweather understand how to attract in consideration higher than anybody. In line with Skakibara, the presence of White was sudden. He was assembly with Mayweather, who he labored with on 2018’s exhibition bout between the previous nice and Tenshin Nasukawa, when White shocked him. “Once I was having a gathering with Mayweather,” the Day by day Mail quotes Skakibara as tweeting, “I used to be shocked when Dana appeared once I was advised, ‘I’ve a man who needs to see Sakakibara any more, so I’ll name him by cellphone.”
Not that the Rizing Preventing Federation honcho seems to have minded. ” It’s been about 15 years,” the Mail quotes Skakibara as stating, “since I met him once more…one of many guys I wished to fulfill again within the trade. One thing could also be born by likelihood!’ In fact, in fight sports activities few issues occur by likelihood, lest or not it’s a one punch (or one kick) knockout. The reality is that Mayweather and White had a smashing success once they orchestrated the past profitable battle between Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor in 2017.
And it seems they’ve been desirous to crew up once more for some time now. Whereas Mayweather is seemingly retired, he’s not above an exhibition bout – nor has he ever been afraid to be within the highlight. White, alternatively, has been desirous to make his mark within the boxing enterprise for years now. What a deal between the 2 males and Skakibara may entail is anybody’s guess. Skilled fighters are actually way more apt to leap into a brand new fight sport than has been the case up to now.
Nonetheless, there’s an opportunity, an excellent likelihood, that this could possibly be a lot ado about nothing. Once more, Mayweather and White like to be within the public eye. What’s extra, they each have a knack for retaining their fan bases on their toes. They supposedly had made a deal a number of years again, however that deal reportedly ended up falling by way of. One solely is aware of what, if something will come from their encounter with Skakibara. Then once more, few initially thought a battle between Mayweather and McGregor was potential – after which it broke the financial institution.