'Give me a f***ing break': UFC boss rips Mayweather-Paul fight

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UFC boss Dana White (pictured middle) holding back Floyd Mayweather (pictured left) and Conor McGregor (pictured right).
UFC boss Dana White (pictured middle) ripped into Floyd Mayweather's (pictured left) bout with Logan Paul. (Getty Images)

UFC boss Dana White has ripped into the controversial exhibition fight between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul after fans let rip at the spectacle.

The undefeated boxer and the YouTuber shared the ring for eight rounds with Mayweather pushing Paul on the back foot for most of the fight.

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However, fans were left disappointed after no serious action occurred.

Boxers, MMA fighters and analysts all joined in on wondering what they just witnessed considering Mayweather was making more than $50 million for the bout.

Fans were also left fuming after the rather non-event.

Now, UFC boss White has weighed-in on the biggest spectacle in combat sport on the weekend.

White, who has been vocal about the presence of Paul and his brother Jake in combat sport, let rip at the show.

"That wasn’t a f***ing boxing match,” White said in an interview with UFC Arabia.

“Like I said before, there’s always going to be a market for that kind of stuff. There’s always going to be people that are willing to put down $50 to watch that kind of stuff.

“That’s so far away (from what the UFC does).

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He then used an analogy on if UFC star Amanda Nunes got into the ring with celebrity Kim Kardashian.

"Think about this — imagine if Kim Kardashian wanted to fight (UFC star) Amanda Nunes. How big do you think that fight would be?" White said.

"It would be huge. It would be the biggest, but give me a f***ing break.”

White rips into boxing

White then went on to claim boxing has been a let down for years, which is the opposite of his company's product.

“It’s exactly what boxing has always been,” he added.

Floyd Mayweather (pictured right) exchanges blows with Logan Paul (pictured left) during their contracted exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium on June 06, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Floyd Mayweather exchanges blows with Logan Paul (yellow shorts) during their contracted exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium on June 06, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

“You create this energy around a fight where you’re like, ‘Oh this (is exciting)’ and then you watch it and then you turn the TV off and go, ‘I just wasted another evening, I should have went out and did something else’.

“I don’t ever want people feeling like that when they turn the TV off watching some of our fights."

He finished up ripping into the fans that fell for the show and paid the money, which went into the pockets of Mayweather and Paul.

“I’m not trying to s**t on these other guys,” White added.

"Listen, if you’ve got people that are stupid enough to spend that kind of money, you deserve to take those dummies’ money. They deserve it.

“The guys who went out and fought and got you to pay $50, they deserve your money. You’re stupid.”

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