DANA WHITE was pictured cageside at UFC 268 watching Canelo Alvarez’s struggle in opposition to Caleb Plant on his TV monitor.
The evening Canelo accomplished super-middleweight supremacy at in Las Vegas, over 2,500 miles away in New York the UFC had a competing pay-per-view.
Alvarez’s struggle thankfully didn’t conflict with UFC 268’s headliner between welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington.
However it did begin whereas Rose Namajunas, 29 was preventing Weili Zhang, 32.
And it seems UFC boss White – who began off within the boxing enterprise – and his colleagues fancied checking in with Canelo.
The Mexican star, 31, later went on to knock out Plant, 29, in 11 rounds so as to add the IBF title to his assortment which already boasted the WBC, WBA and WBO.
Afterward, Usman, 34, beat Covington, 33, once more in a rematch of their December 2019 traditional, this time on points.
The welterweight king has called to fight Canelo recently, pitting collectively boxing and MMA’s most dominant champions.
However White, who considered Alvarez’s brutal win over Plant, was fast to close down the concept, however did welcome him into the octagon.
He stated: “I watched the Canelo struggle tonight. He do not need to struggle Canelo. He do not need to struggle Canelo.
“Come on, man. Let’s cease this s***. If Canelo needs to return over right here, let’s do it. He do not wanna field Canelo.”
White in 2017 allowed Conor McGregor, 33, to cross over to the ring to face Floyd Mayweather, 44, however the Irishman misplaced in spherical ten.
Extra not too long ago, ex-UFC fighters Ben Askren, 37 and Tyron Woodley, 39, each misplaced to YouTuber Jake Paul, 24.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/4016679/dana-white-canelo-alvarez-caleb-plant-ufc-268/ | Dana White pictured watching Canelo Alvarez’s struggle with Caleb Plant on TV whereas sitting in entrance row at UFC 268