Dana White Blasts ‘goofball Morons’ Who Criticize New Slap Fight Organization Following NSAC Approval
UFC President, Dana White has hit out at critics and commentators for his decision to stage a new slap fight promotion alongside former UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta – calling the promotion’s critics “goofball morons”.
White, the current UFC president and head of promotion, is currently in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates this weekend ahead of the long-awaited promotion. UFC 280 pay-per-view event on “Fight Island”.
Lining up a dual championship, the vacant lightweight championship is up for grabs between former titleholder Charles Oliveira and the No. 4 ranked, Islam Makhachev in a title showdown main event.
Reigning bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is looking for his second title defense to start in the co-main event of the night as he takes on former two-time division kingpin TJ Dillashaw.
Far from Octagonhowever, White and Fertitta, mentioned above, had sought regulation from the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission), as they attempted to launch a new anti-slapping organization – which has taken social media by storm. in recent years and in different variations.
Dana White defends his adventure in slap fighting alongside Lorenzo Fertitta
Taunting those who speculate on the UFC leader’s decision to pursue such a startling business venture, White called his detractors and those of the slapping fight organization “blundering morons.”
“It will (slap fight) be regulated exactly like this sport is,” said Dana White MMA fight reporter, Jose Youngs. “I’ve seen a lot of goofballs out there talking shit – ‘goofballs’ being media guys – talking about ‘What happens next, mallets?’ And stupid crap like that. Ultimately, if you watch a boxing match, guys get three to four hundred punches in a fight. Those guys are going to get three slaps.
“For these morons to talk about all this shit they are about the athletic commission and stuff – the athletic commission did the right thing,” Dana White explained. “And U.S. too.” (Transcribed by MMA News)