UFC Quick Quote: Dana White needs to man up and pick up the phone

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"I’m fighting for my family, to put food on the family. Every second I’m fighting, I’m thinking about my family and how I can better their lives. Everything got blown out of proportion. It’s over and done with. My attorney is taking care of business and making sure things are straight and that I’m home where I need to be so I can provide. [The UFC] could have given me a little more respect. I got out of jail and tried calling them, but no one picked up the phone or returned my calls. I felt like people were just avoiding me, so I gave up. Dana White needs to man up and pick up a phone. UFC isn’t the only thing out there. I’ve always wondered what it would be like to fight out East in Asia. I’m hoping something like that can happen down the line. I’m going to keep my options open."

Former Strikeforce heavyweight hurter Brett Rogers talks to Full Contact Fighter about the cold-shoulder he received from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) following his June 30 arrest for domestic violence. "The Grim," who recently appeared with his wife on HDNet in an effort to clear his name, will return to the cage against Eddie Sanchez for Titan FC on Sept. 23 in Kansas City. Will UFC President Dana White "man up and pick up the phone" if Rogers can return to his winning ways? Or is he blacklisted for the remainder of his MMA career?

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