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Victim of domestic violence kindly asks Dana White to reconsider Greg Hardy’s addition to UFC ‘Contender Series’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White previously took a hardline stance against fighters charged with domestic assault, which is why featherweight Will Chope and light heavyweight Thiago Silva were given the heave-ho in 2014.

“There’s one thing that you never bounce back from, and that’s putting your hands on a woman,” White said (read his full statement here). “It’s been that way in UFC since we started here. You don’t bounce back from putting your hands on a woman.”

Former 205-pound title contender Anthony Johnson, however, bounced right back.

Sure, he was sentenced to three years probation and forced to undergo domestic violence counseling, but the promotion loves guys who WAR! That’s probably why Abel Trujillo was able to keep his spot as well, despite two charges of domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury.

I guess Greg Hardy falls into the latter category.

The former NFL defensive lineman — charged with domestic abuse in 2014 — was given a chance to slug his way into UFC by way of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, where he’ll collide with fellow gridiron veteran Austen Lane.

Unless White is willing to listen to victims of domestic violence.

Your move, UFC.

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