McGregor could ask for stake if $4bn UFC sold to new owners

Coach John Kavanagh has raised prospect of MMA star seeking equity

John Kavanagh with Conor McGregor: I wouldnt bother training somebody whose number one motivation was money AP

John Kavanagh, the coach of Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor, has said he expects that the sport’s breakout athlete would ask for a stake in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) if it was sold.

With rumours circulating of a $4.2 billion UFC sale, Kavanagh raised the prospect of McGregor seeking equity from any new owner.

“Conor will have thought of this and I am sure, when he is sitting down with ...