UFC president Dana White says he isn’t concerned about what MMA fans think about his friendship with United States president Donald Trump.
Dana White recently spoke at one of Trump’s political rallies in Colorado, US. He received criticism from some MMA fans, who are not Trump supporters. A number of MMA fans were were upset about White speaking so highly about Donald Trump, but he doesn’t care what they think.
In an interview with TMZ Sports, Dana White stated that he is not concerned about what MMA fans think about his friendship with Donald Trump.
“I could give a sh*t. I don’t give a sh*t. If you don’t like me because I’m friends with this guy, that’s your problem, not mine,” White said.
According to Dana White, he wasn’t even supposed to speak at Trump’s rally, he was just there on Trump’s personal invite.
“Yeah, I wasn’t really campaigning. He called me and asked me if I wanted to go to Colorado. He said, ‘Wanna go to Colorado?’ I said, ‘Yeah,’ so we flew to Colorado for the day then back to Vegas. We were just hanging out and talking fights. I wasn’t even supposed to speak that day, I was just cruising over there with him,” White said.
White once again spoke highly of Donald Trump, praising him for being a loyal friend, which is what he talked about at the political rally. The two men a friendship spanning over two decades, when the UFC was still in its infancy and owned by Zuffa.
“I can’t say it enough. This guy — when I say this guy, I’m talking about President Trump — is such a good friend and such a loyal, amazing guy, man. He’s a great guy. He’s been a friend of mine for a long time,” White said.
This article first appeared on CLOSEDGUARDMEDIA.com on 28th February, 2020.