During the UFC 295 postfight press convention on Saturday at Madison Sq. Backyard, UFC president Dana White gave a reporter the “dumbest query of the evening award, all for suggesting a co-promotion bout between Francis Ngannou and Jon Jones.
The reporter requested White if he would ever contemplate becoming a member of forces with PFL to make the heavyweight conflict a actuality, to which the UFC boss responded by saying they tried to make the battle occur, however Ngannou refused. When the journalist stated if any co-promotion occasion was off the desk, Dana went off on him.
“It is a silly query, however go forward, speak to me,” White stated. “Why would I try this? I attempted to make the battle right here. [Ngannou] did not need to do it. However I ought to co-promote with like a Bellator or PFL? Why ought to I try this? Discuss to me.”
The reporter answered by saying the occasion may very well be a partnership with ESPN to make all MMA followers who need an Ngannou-Jones battle blissful.
“Cus of ESPN? You win the dumb query of the evening,” White stated. “Congratulations, sir.”
Dana White walks out with Donald Trump, Child Rock
White walked out to UFC 295 proper earlier than the primary occasion alongside former President Donald Trump and musician Child Rock.
The gang erupted in cheers when the trio walked out in what appeared like a heavyweight fighter making his cagewalk.
Trump was proven on the printed a number of occasions and mouthed “thanks” as the gang cheered every time.
All of them sat cageside collectively, which has change into a typical prevalence, to witness Alex Pereira defeat Jiri Prochazka to clinch a championship belt in a second division.