Dana White says boxing is a mess and he’s not sure if he can fix it
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UFC president Dana White was going to expand to a professional boxing sphere lately but it looks like he’s not going to conquer that mountain any time soon.
Dana White thinks the world of boxing suffers the economic crisis and is generally a mess so much that he doubts if it can be fixed at all.
“I hate speaking negatively about the sport of boxing, other than it’s a mess. We all know it’s a mess and it needs to be fixed, if it can be fixed. I told you guys I would have a press conference last October and announce all these things, but as I dove into this thing and started to look into the sport of boxing, the economics of boxing — that sport’s a mess. It’s a mess and it’s in big trouble. I don’t know if it can be fixed,” White said.
Last year, Dana White announced the launch of his own boxing brand - Zuffa Boxing – that was supposed to be launched last October. White was not going to work with main boxing promotions and promoters and was looking to create his own league. However, it looks like it was harder than he had expected.