‘I’m Proud of Dana White’- Floyd Mayweather Showers Praises on UFC President

Published 03/17/2021, 10:01 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 01: UFC President Dana White (L) greets WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. during a groundbreaking for a USD 375 million, 20,000-seat sports and entertainment arena being built by MGM Resorts International and AEG on May 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The arena is scheduled to open in early 2016. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for MGM Resorts)


The UFC President, Dana White, garnered applause from the entire combat sports fraternity for pulling off prolific UFC events during the global pandemic. White staged massive fights over the past year, leaving the fans in frenzy. In fact, he’s still going super strong with the same and has exuberant fights already aligned for this year. His actions continue to enthrall an all-time boxing great.

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Recently, the boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather interacted with Rob Moore. He unveiled some words of wisdom for the UFC supremo and lauded his efforts.

“I’m proud of Dana White. And what he has done with the UFC.”

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“And I will always love boxing. We have so many great fighters,” said ‘Money’.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. sits in his corner between rounds against Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Moore asked Mayweather whether he envisions boxing outshining the UFC in coming years. ‘Pretty Boy’ rubbed off those statements by asserting that he’s proud of everyone putting in their efforts to make the fight game more lucrative.

Whether it’s Dana White or his own promotion, Mayweather seemed super-proud of what they pulled off in their specific verticals.

Also, with his own promotional company, Mayweather Promotions, ‘Money’ wishes to add more and more prolific talents to the boxing world, who can trace the pathway to greatness.

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Mayweather Promotions predominantly taps the youngsters and carves them to their best versions. Gervonta Davis, Rolando Romero, Vidal Riley, are some talented prospects under Mayweather’s umbrella.

Not only that, but Floyd Mayweather always keeps himself open to the upcoming talents from other promotions as well and looks to get them over to his stable.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 20: Gervonta Davis of The United States celebrates with Floyd Mayweather following victory against Liam Walsh of England in the IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship match at Copper Box Arena on May 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

‘Pretty Boy’ achieved cosmic heights in this sport. And now after retirement, he’s extremely desirous of paying it back in his own lush way. He wants to offer his expertise and teachings to the upcoming generation of boxers, who are just as hungry as him to achieve greatness.

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Even at 44, Mayweather keeps himself proactive and on top of his fitness game. He still continues his grilling boxing workouts and shares snippets of the same on his social handles.

This year, the undefeated boxer will step inside the squared circle to fight in several exhibition bouts, thus entertaining boxing fans all over the world.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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