Dana White showed, once again, why UFC fans love how he refuses to cower when facing ridiculous questions from the media.
During a post-fight encounter, a reporter faced scorching criticism from Dana White, the UFC president, when they inquired about Israel Adesanya's use of the N-word towards South Africa's Dricus Du Plessis.
Adesanya, known for employing trash talk as a significant strategy, repeatedly referred to Du Plessis (a white South African) using the N-word, going as far as humorously calling him "my African brother."
— Jmag (@jmagings) July 9, 2023
What you witnessed was simply a promotional tactic aimed at generating excitement for their upcoming championship fight. However, a reporter couldn't resist asking Dana about the potential "racial undertones" behind Adesanya's choice of words.
“I know you say, Hey, this is the fight business. People say nasty things, right? But the tension between those two and kind of the racial undertones and all those things, what were the racial undertones?,” the reporter asked White.
“I could care less. This is the fight business. Israel Adesanya can say whatever he wants to say. Who gives a sh*t? Why are people b*tching about that? Too f*cking bad,” responded White.
Check it out:
I love Dana White, man. This response to an idiotic question about "racial tension" between Israel Adesanya and Dricus Du Plessis is incredible ????pic.twitter.com/aOnhM6A66R
— Joshua Sánchez (@jnsanchez) July 10, 2023
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