Dana White has opened up on why the UFC allow Anthony Johnson indication with Bellator.
For months now, “Rumble” has talked about returning and a lot of fans had been eager to see him back again within the Octagon. Nonetheless, it was unveiled he parted techniques with the UFC and signed with Bellator. For White, he says the shift just made feeling for Johnson.
“Well, naturally very first of all I have a fantastic connection with Anthony Johnson. I like him quite much. He was below agreement with us. I would have cherished to have viewed him compete below. I dunno (what happened). Use your imagination,” Dana White said to TSN. “I have a good romantic relationship with him. I really like the kid.”
Anthony Johnson has not fought considering that he was submitted by Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 back in 2017. Right before the loss, he was on a three-struggle successful streak with KO wins more than Glover Teixeira, Ryan Bader, and Jimi Manuwa. He also holds a notable earn in excess of Alexander Gustafsson and Andrei Arlovski.
When Rumble will make his Bellator debut is unsure at this time. But, Coker has hinted at him building it in the very first 50 percent of 2021 and will compete at heavyweight and mild heavyweight.