Conor McGregor could be targeting one WWE Championship in its future amid rumors of a big sale to Endeavor.
With the second night of WrestleMania arriving soon UFC legend has weighed in on reports that a deal is imminent between the struggling giant and the MMA promotion’s parent company that could give WWE an enterprise value of $9.3 billion.
As social media went wild, McGregor joined in the speculation, as he suggested he would be willing to get involved in the world of sports entertainment if the sale does indeed happen.
Alongside a photoshopped photo of him with both the UFC and WWE titles slung over his shoulder, he tweeted the Irish flag and tagged both promotions, adding, “It’s inevitable.”
He added, “Congratulations on the @ufc now worth a cool Proper $12 billion. Wow! Now try to win the @WWE as well. Incredible. What a powerhouse!’
Neither WWE nor Endeavor has made an official announcement or comment on the news, which comes from a report via CNBC.
The report claims a deal could be announced as early as Monday, with UFC and WWE expected to form a new publicly traded company under the agreement, according to sources.
It is said that Endeavor would own 51% of the new martial arts and entertainment company, while WWE shareholders would get 49%, according to people.
The sources added that Ari Emanuel is expected to serve as CEO of both Endeavor and the new company, while Vince McMahon is expected to serve as executive chairman.
Endeavor president Mark Shaprio is likely to remain in the same role, with Dana White heading up the UFC and WWE CEO Nick Khan as wrestling president.
McMahon returned to the WWE Board of Directors and then Executive Chairman in January after retiring last summer amid an investigation into allegations of hush money and misconduct.
Although he is no longer on the creative team, he was a part of the WrestleMania festivities and rarely appeared on the red carpet for the 2023 Hall of Fame ceremony.
Metro.co.uk has contacted WWE for comment.
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