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Midnight Mania! Joshua Fabia fires back, accuses Dana White and Sean Shelby of sleeping with female fighters

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Remember a couple nights ago when I said that the Diego Sanchez-Joshua Fabia-Dana White drama was just getting started? Well, it’s only grown uglier, as Sanchez’s would-be foe Donald Cerrone described “The Nightmare’s” relationship with his coach as “cult leader and lover.”

White has derided Fabia as well, and it seems the wellness guru is not going to stay quiet. In an explosive statement, Fabia accused both White and UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby of having sexual relations with female fighters.

“Why isn’t nobody talking about, that the reckoning happened, and that Dana White gets to fu*k fighters?” Fabia said during an interview with John Gibson (via LowKickMMA). “How many female fighters has he (White) has sex with? How many female fighters has Sean Shelby had sex with? This is the truth, man.

“And so, let’s just get real,” Fabia continued. “There’s a lot of dirty, ridiculousness, and if you don’t want to clean it up and address it, and do this, yeah, man — I do have to show videos. I do have to show things because nobody else has recorded anything. Nobody else has protected themselves. Nobody else protected their fighter.”

Neither White nor Shelby have responded publicly to the accusations.


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