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Video: Dana White reveals he talked fights with Donald Trump for 15 minutes after UFC 231

Many eyes were on last weekend’s UFC 231 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway successfully defended his title against previously undefeated contender Brian Ortega via fourth-round TKO.

Out of the fans watching, President of the United States Donald Trump may have been the most impressed. Trump loved UFC 231 so much that he reached out to UFC president Dana White to discuss the action.

White, who has had Trump’s support since UFC’s earlier days hosting shows in Atlantic City, discussed his conversation with POTUS in a recent interview with FOX Sports (shown above).

“Last week was amazing,” said White. “[United States] President [Donald] Trump called me last week to talk about the fights. He called me on Tuesday to talk about it. He said he couldn’t stop thinking about it and we talked for like 15 minutes about the fights on Saturday. So yes, that’s when you know you had a great show.”

This isn’t the first time this year Trump and White have chummed it up over some UFC talk. Back in August, White visited the White House with then interim welterweight champion Colby Covington to present Trump with a shiny gold UFC belt.

Ultimately, it’s nice to know that Trump took time to witness the greatness of Max Holloway. The 27-year-old Hawaiian has now racked off 13-straight wins inside of the Octagon and looks downright unbeatable at 145 pounds. Some might say he’s already the greatest featherweight in mixed martial arts (MMA) history, especially since he owns two wins over legend Jose Aldo.

If Trump liked what Holloway did at UFC 231 he’s probably going to want to tune in for UFC 232 on Dec. 29 as Jon Jones makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon.