Following the conclusion of UFC on ESPN 30 at the UFC Apex, White used to be requested about Paul’s contemporary observation that if he ran into White, their feud would finish up with Paul “knocking him the f*ck out.”
“It in actual fact is perfect,” White told MMA Junkie at the UFC on ESPN 30 post-fight news conference. “I’m 52 years outmoded. I’m in the age bracket of guys he fights, so yeah, I would also detect him wanting to fight me. It’s all he fights are 50-year-olds.”
White acknowledged he doesn’t indulge in Paul’s threat that significantly – at the very least no longer ample to situation up any apt papers. Love with his fighters, White expects “mean things” to be acknowledged in the fight sports world – even ones directed at him.
“Let me inform you what,” White acknowledged. “Safe in line. There are plenty of these who would love to assault me. Safe in line. It’s a long f*cking line, buddy. You’re going to be waiting for a whereas. No, it doesn’t bother me. Here is the business we’re in. I thunder it all the time about the fighters, too. We are no longer in the good guy business. Here is a truly mean business. I thunder many mean things about of us, too. It’s lovely fragment of this game. It’s all lovely.”
The abet-and-forth is the most modern chapter in the saga of Paul and White. Though White has long acknowledged he’s no longer interested in doing business with Paul, the YouTuber-turned-boxer has remained relentless in his prodding. He consistently makes an strive to goad the UFC president whereas bringing up the grief of fighter pay.
Paul, 24, fights light UFC welterweight champion, Woodley, on Sunday in Cleveland as the headlining match of a Showtime pay-per-stare. He’ll sight to come to 4-0 as a professional boxer against Woodley, a pro boxing debutant.
UFC on ESPN 30 took dwelling Saturday at the UFC Apex. The card aired on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+.
Examine out Dana White’s fat UFC on ESPN 30 post-fight news conference in the video above.