Dana White flat out denied the possibility of a fight between McGregor and Pacquiao, going as far as to threaten to sue the highly decorated former champion and "whoever is representing him".
Despite many labelling the fight a mis-match, however, the fighters had hoped the bout would become the richest in the sport's history.More news: Melo on MSG return: How may I not miss NY?
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The news does mean, however, that "Money" has been involved in the four most popular fights in boxing history.
The Mayweather-McGregor pay-per-view total is nearly double the third biggest fight of all time, Oscar De La Hoya's 2007 fight with Mayweather, which had 2.48 million buys.
Since there's also been a lot of talk about McGregor doing some work with the pr-wrestling company? I earned their respect and put myself out there.