Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is one of the biggest sports industry today. It is worth in Billions today and there were rumors few days before that ‘UFC is for sale‘ the price was rumored to be in billions but soon Dana White denied the sale. UFC has made huge stars in recent times like George St Pierre (GSP), Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor. In a recent talk Jon Jones says UFC created Conor McGregor and he sometimes forgets this fact.
John Kavanagh, the coach of Conor McGregor, when read the rumores of UFC being sold he talked to The Business Times and said If UFC gets sold Conor will be asking for his equity from the new owners. This message presented Conor the highest and important player of UFC.
John Kavanagh said that “Conor will have thought of this and I am sure, when he is sitting down with his new overlords, he will have that conversation,” Kavanagh said. McGregor is among the most popular fighters with the mixed martial arts promotion company, with 3.7 million likes on Facebook and 1.8 million followers on Twitter.
What Jones tells Conor McGregor
Jon Jones recently targeted Conor and Jon Jones says UFC created Conor McGregor and he must remember it. What McGregor is today is due to UFC giving him the opportunity and he must be thankful and thinking about the company first. He also said that sometimes McGregor forgets that UFC has made him that the star he is today.
Although we know McGregor is a money making machine in recent times as he broke into the Forbes list of highest paying athletes as well, read the complete news here Conor McGregor becomes First UFC Fighter on Forbes’ Highest-Paid Athletes List.
Jones said “He is a magnificent talent and we’re all glad to have him part of the sport,”. “He’s bringing a lot of attention and so much more recognition. At the end of the day, when he wins, we all win. I’m grateful for him.”