Dana White Has ‘Zero’ Regret Pulling Conor McGregor from UFC 200

Jon Jones was pulled late Wednesday from UFC 200 for a potential anti-doping violation. And now the UFC is scrambling to find a replacement to fight Daniel Cormier at the historic pay-per-view.

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Dana White - UFC 196There was a time, however, when Cormier and Jones weren’t the headlining fight. The featured bout of the evening was originally scheduled to be a rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at 170 pounds. After some disagreements about press obligations, McGregor was pulled from the card and the Cormier vs. Jones fight was booked.

With Jones having to be pull out with just three days left from fight night, one might think Dana White and UFC officials may have some regret in choosing to pull McGregor.

Think again.

John Kavanagh, coach to McGregor, tweeted the very question of regret and it was met with a emphatic response.

To which White replied …

At the time of publishing, an opponent had not been found to replace Jones. However, fighters such as Gegard Mousasi, Ilir Latifi, and even Michael Bisping have expressed interest in the fight.

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