Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) head honcho Dana White may be a credentialed media member for Saturday evening's (May 2, 2015) legendary Boxing fight pitting world champion rivals Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao against each other, but White is not buying the hype.
Speaking with the LA Times, the UFC President noted that this fight is most definitely not the biggest fight of all time, and the fisticuffs between both sides will continue long after the two boxing legends throw down at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
"This is not the fight of the century. Maybe six years ago it was."
"On Saturday night, not only will it break the pay-per-view record, it will break the lawsuit record. Every one of those guys is going to start suing each other. I guarantee it. Mark my words."
White was even more critical than our very own Patrick Stumberg, who noted the so-called "fight of the century" is five years overdue.
As for White's comments on the lawsuit record, the current contract details have Mayweather earning a 60/40 split for the event, with Pacquiao expecting to even the tides with his sponsors.
With both Mayweather and Pacquiao slated to become the first ever Boxing billionaires according to estimates for pay-per-view (PPV) buys in the range of 3 million, White's assessment could ultimately come to fruition as both sides grapple to receive a bigger part of the cut.
If you think any contracts prior to the fight would have already delineated who gets paid what, just remember the fight was nearly scrapped a week ago when the final contract was settled.
Either way, everyone involved on both sides of Saturday night's super fight will be making a whole lot of money.
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