Get a glimpse in UFC president Dana White’s quarantine life from his huge Las Vegas mansion in a latest video.
UFC president Dana White is consistently within the public eye however he doesn’t share a lot of his private life with the media. That modified this week. White appeared in a video showcasing his huge Las Vegas, NV residence.
“I’ve been worrying about my soar shot,” White mentioned with fun as he shot a basketball.
White has remained dedicated to bringing fights again to the followers as early as attainable, even on the pushback of media and followers.
“Each morning after I get up, I begin work and I examine in with my govt crew,” White mentioned. “We be sure that all of our workers, and that each one of our fighters and their households are wholesome and secure. Then we begin engaged on [UFC 249].”
Whereas White might conduct frequent check-ins, his fighters are clearly struggling within the sport’s absence. The canceled UFC London present noticed fighters make not more than $20,000 for his or her efforts to maintain the occasion alive. In the meantime, Bellator and the Skilled Fighters League (PFL_ proceed to compensate their fighters through the pandemic. PFL canceled the rest of its season and Bellator postponed its occasions by June. PFL has additionally introduced they’ll be offering their fighters with a month-to-month stipend to assist with bills.
This video, meant to indicate White in a brand new mild might have backfired in a time when America’s unemployment is at a report excessive and celebrities are beneath hearth for displaying off extravagance.
UFC 249 is about to happen Might 9 from Jacksonville, FL and is headlined by an interim light-weight title bout between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje. The cardboard additionally includes a bantamweight title combat between Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz, together with a plethora of different fights from postponed occasions.
If the pay-per-view goes off and not using a hitch, the UFC’s tentative plan is to have three extra playing cards on Might 13, 16, and 23. White hopes to be again on an everyday occasion schedule by early June, with “Struggle Island” quickly to comply with. Fights for these extra playing cards are forthcoming, and solely time will inform what occurs subsequent.
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