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Dana White responds to Tyron Woodley’s UFC 214 apology demand - ‘He didn’t mean it’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley demanded a public apology from his boss -- UFC president Dana White -- after the brash head honcho slammed his performance during his UFC 214 co-main event title fight against Demian Mia this past weekend (Sat., July 29, 2017) in Anaheim, California.

Though he didn’t get the public apology he asked for — at least not yet -- it seems the two men have talked recently and aired out their differences.

"Woodley and I talked and he said he was just pissed and upset and didn't mean it,” White told TMZ.

For White, his main issue with Woodley’s performance was that he felt his champion could've ended the fight whenever he wanted to. For his part, Woodley says the reason he was unable to pop his punches like he wanted was because he separated his shoulder in the first round.

TMZ also reached out to the current 170-pound champion to confirm all was well, and he kept it short, sweet and to the point. "We good,” said Woodley. “The Chosen One” still is not getting that Georges St-Pierre fight, though.

Nevertheless, it seem all is well between White and Woodley even though this isn’t the first time that the two men have had their differences play out in the media. But, it’s good to see boss and employee call a truce (again), which gives hope for this beef to die down, as well.

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