Legendary HBO boxing commentator Jim Lampley has gone on the record and said that he believes the UFC will never have its own Floyd Mayweather Vs Manny Pacquiao- 400 million dollar fight.
Lampley was talking on the podcast with Bill Simmons when he said, “In the UFC, they make the top people fight against the top people, it’s more like the NFL model where any given Sunday top guys are going to fight top guys.”
“But of course what that eliminates for them is the pinnacle event. When everybody has four to five losses you can’t put together Mayweather-Pacquiao because the public wants to see people rise up way above the normal universe and then get together in some sort of summit meeting and that’s when you get the million buy Pay-Per-View, or in the case with Mayweather-Pacquiao the 4.4 million buy PPV.”
“The UFC will never be able to construct an event like that as long as they use the model they’re using.”
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