UFC president Dana White is the most current to react to Conor McGregor’s modern sexual assault allegations, acknowledging that he does not know adequate about the problem to speak in element.
McGregor, who retired from UFC previously this 12 months, was reportedly detained this 7 days in Corsica on alleged “attempted sexual assault.” The previous UFC double champ was questioned and unveiled by authorities, and “vigorously” denies the statements against him.
Even though McGregor is no longer a element of UFC (for now) he remains a person of the most higher-profile stars in the activity. So when his name hits the headlines, it is normally introduced to the focus of White.
“I really do not know adequate about the Conor situation,” claimed White in the course of UFC Vegas 10’s publish-combat press conference (complete replay Here). “I know what you have study, I’ve browse the identical factors. Conor is retired, I haven’t talked to him, I’m absolutely sure he doesn’t have to have my support or assistance.”
White, who has been in company with “Notorious” considering that his UFC debut again in 2013, acknowledged that it is hard to be Conor McGregor in general public areas.
“When Conor blew up and Conor was huge, he showed up a person time at the venue with so significantly protection. I was like this is f—king absurd. Nobody requires this considerably security. This child is likely to blow all of his revenue just on stability. Then me and Lorenzo achieved up with him a person night and holy sh-t. You just do not understand how major this kid is until you go out with him. He was pretty much obtaining mobbed. Folks had been heading insane.
“I’ve in no way noticed nearly anything like that and you fellas have to recognize, picture what it’s like with him in Europe,” he ongoing. “There have been outdated men and women freaking out when he would walk by. It was not just younger folks. That type of a life, mad sh-t transpires when you’re in that kind of life-style. You try to go out. You try out to act standard. You try out to be usual. It is hard to do at times.
“I’m not defending Conor in any way condition or variety, I really do not know enough about the predicament to converse about it at all. But I do know I have absent out with him publicly in advance of and it is batsh-t nuts.”
McGregor, 32, last competed at UFC 246 this previous January when he smashed Donald Cerrone with a 40-second TKO (highlights Below). The previous UFC champion has remained material in his most recent retirement — even obtaining engaged together the way — but has presently dropped some hints of a prospective comeback.
In truth, USADA just compensated a stop by to McGregor’s yacht previously this 7 days.