Properly, it seems to be like Dana White’s recent responses about fellow MMA advertising Bellator did not sit very well with its fighters.
Various Bellator rivals throughout a lot of pounds classes took to social media on Sunday to react to UFC president’s new reviews dismissing the rival company’s gentle heavyweight division, along with a few other of its marquee names.
At Saturday night’s UFC on ESPN 15 article-combat press convention, White responded to Bellator president Scott Coker’s promises stating Bellator experienced the most effective gentle heavyweight division.
“Guys, everyone they have in their gentle heavyweight division we permit go of,” White reported. “He’s received the best mild heavyweight division? We permit all those guys all go. It is like the (expletive) dumbest detail I have heard, but I get it. He’s obtained to (expletive) do his matter. I’m not (expletive) on him. He’s received to try out to do his thing. He’s got to test to promote fights. The way you really don’t market fights is, ‘I’ve received the best light heavyweight division in the earth.’ Everyone that was there was permit go from listed here.”
Reporters also asked White if he was interested in cross-promotional fights with Bellator, but White rapidly dismissed the “silly” idea and claimed to not know about Bellator expertise, including Bellator’s lightweight and featherweight winner Patricio Freire.
It didn’t just take extensive for Freire to respond on Twitter:
“Hi @danawhite. I‘m the 1 who destroyed steroids device @MikeChandlerMMA, whom you claimed warrants a converse, in 61 seconds. If you deliver some of your best fighters to @BellatorMMA, I can do the exact same to them much too. Let’s bet like you did with Delight.”
White has expressed curiosity in signing no cost agent Michael Chandler, who misplaced the title to Freire.