Dana White reacts to Mayhem Miller's domestic violence arrest: 'He's not a UFC fighter'


Fighting inside the Octagon doesn't automatically make you a UFC fighter, according to promotion president Dana White.

Jason Miller is not a UFC fighter.

Sure, he competed for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on three separate occasions, but the 32-fight mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran failed to secure any wins inside the Octagon and actually has more fights under the Icon Sport banner than he does competing for ZUFFA.

As far as UFC President Dana White is concerned, his hands are clean.

It should come as no surprise then, to learn that White has disavowed the aforementioned "Mayhem," following an arrest for domestic violence earlier this week in Mission Viejo, California (details here). The Las Vegas fight boss (via MMA Fighting) isn't, wasn't and won't be a fan anytime soon.

His words:

"I don't think you can compare him to any other fighter. He's always been ... let's just say, not normal. His life is bad enough without me adding to it. It drives me crazy about fighters doing this. The guy has had 40-something fights and he's only fought in the UFC three times and he's never won one fight. People like to talk about him since he's retired, 'Oh, he's a UFC fighter.' He's not a UFC fighter. This guy fought in the UFC three times and never won one fight. I wouldn't compare him to any one else in the sport because I never met anyone like 'Mayhem' Miller. I'm not a big fan, I never have been a fan, and I'm not gonna be a fan anytime soon."

Miller -- who says UFC stiffed him when it came time for knee surgery -- hasn't competed since back-to-back losses to Michael Bisping and C.B. Dollaway.

But that hasn't stopped a string of bizarre media appearances (like this one).

Since parting ways with his former employer, the former "Bully Beatdown" host launched an anti-UFC campaign via Twitter, asking White to "kill himself" before accusing him of running an MMA monopoly that has irrevocably damaged the sport of MMA.

I guess we should't count on seeing "Mayhem" back inside the Octagon anytime soon.

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