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Dana White calls Donald Trump not making UFC 264 broadcast ‘a massive f—k up’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship President, Dana White, is pissed that 45th U.S. President Donald Trump did not make the broadcast for UFC 264: “Poirier vs. McGregor 3.”

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, is beet red over Donald Trump’s orange complexion being left off the UFC 264 pay-per-view (PPV) broadcast.

Okay, there is some hyperbole in the opening sentence, but White revealed that Trump’s snub on last Saturday’s broadcast was a big mistake. Trump was one of the marquee celebrity guests in attendance for UFC 264, which took place inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, last weekend (Sat., July 10, 2021), with Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 serving as the main event. Eyebrows were raised when Trump — a major supporter of UFC and a personal friend of White’s — was absent from the broadcast.

“We were getting ready to show him right between the co-main and main events,” White told TMZ Sports (h/t New York Post). “We had some kind of glitch in the truck. Then the Conor fight ended up ending in the second round so we never got a chance.

“Let me tell you — massive f–k up by my production team,” the UFC boss continued. “But it’s live TV and these things happen.”


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