Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, held a post-fight scrum with the mixed martial arts (MMA) media last night (Aug. 27, 2019) in the wake of the final “Contender Series” event inside the promotion’s Performance Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Once the reporters on hand were finished with their obligatory questions about all three contracts (full results here), the topic switched to former lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, who issued a public apology last week for his Dublin bar attack (watch it).
“Conor and I talk at least a couple times a month and I think he needed to do that,” White said. “I didn’t tell him to do it. He did that on his own and good for him.”
And while they talk regularly, White insists he knows jack-squat about the sexual assault allegations levied against the “Notorious” power-puncher, first brought to light by New York Times back in March of this year.
“I know zero about that,” White insisted. “To be honest with you, the back and forth that I’ve had with him about that, it’s not him. It’s somebody else, so I don’t know.”
McGregor has struggled to keep himself out of trouble over the last couple of years and should probably make his UFC return for no other reason that to prevent himself from having another run-in with Johnny Law.
When and where (and against who) remains to be seen.