UFC Quick Quote: M-1 Global is laughing at Dana White

"I don’t really know why he says a lot of the stuff he says. I don’t really want to offer my opinion on that other than to say that the general point of this is the promotion, it makes for drama, it makes people say ‘ooh’; that’s interesting. I’ll buy the next pay-per-view’ or whatever…that’s par for the course in promoting. There is so much stuff that goes on behind the scenes, that people don’t know about, that we won’t talk about, which for us, I look at his interviews and it just makes me laugh, it’s just funny. It’s laughable that those things are said….all the stuff that happens behind the scenes, it changes the picture very significantly. Working with Zuffa was actually really good. Zuffa’s middle management is really great to work with. They’re corporate, professional, straight forward, easy; we were all pleasantly surprised…if they’re listening to this, it was a pleasure working with them."

M-1 Global’s Director of Operations Evgeni Kogan tells Full Contact Fighter that sticks and stones may break his bones but Dana White's words are downright "laughable." The UFC President has been enjoying the recent collapse of famed Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, who eluded Zuffa's capture after the dissolution of PRIDE back in 2007, calling his manager "Vadummy" and his network of advisors "crazy Russians." Kogan insists it's all part of White's dog-and-pony show as a promoter and that Zuffa's middle management was "great to work with." Anyone think M-1 Global will have the last laugh? Or will "The Last Emperor" continue his professional free-fall when he gets back into action later this year?

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