Dana White Says He Had to Buy Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor Fight Tickets

Being the leader of the greatest blended hand to hand fighting advancement on the planet won't consequently get you into the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor battle on Aug. 26.

Addressing ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White said he needed to buy tickets to go to the greatest confining match of 2017 due to part to issues that tormented the city of Las Vegas amid the Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao battle in 2015:

"I couldn't get the tickets until the day preceding the battle, right. The greater part of the tickets, they weren't offering and so much stuff, so room rates began to tank in Vegas. Individuals began crossing out the excursion; they weren't going to come 'cause they couldn't get their tickets, and it was an entire fiasco. …

"So I needed everyone to purchase their own particular tickets. I'm purchasing my own particular tickets. UFC's purchasing their own particular tickets. Floyd is purchasing. Conor's purchasing. Al Haymon's purchasing. Everyone's paying for their own particular tickets to shield that from happening."

Normal fans had a restricted chance to buy tickets for the Mayweather-Pacquiao session, with that gathering of tickets not in any case going on special as late as two weeks before the May 2 battle.

Most fans needed to experience optional intermediary destinations, for example, StubHub and SeatGeek to try and have a shot at acquiring tickets. Ringside seats weren't accessible for buy without a $250,000 credit extension at the MGM Grand.

The main gathering of tickets for Mayweather-McGregor went marked down Monday, with fans who got a code from Ticketmaster's Fan Verified program ready to buy them amid a two-hour window. Seats were then made accessible to the overall population, per ESPN's Darren Rovell.

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