Whereas talking to the media on the UFC 267 post-fight press convention, White stated he does not even know Fedor and the veteran heavyweight does not know him.
Dana White said that he and Emelianenko as soon as met. Apparently, the Russian implied the UFC president was all about cash. White believes ‘The Final Emperor’ ought to’ve had the identical mindset when the UFC made him a proposal.
Dana White added that Emelianenko would not should be preventing at 45 years outdated if he had accepted his provide, which is one the UFC president believes ‘The Final Emperor’ regrets. When requested whether or not he may nonetheless signal the Russian for one struggle, White stated:
“Initially, I do not even know Fedor, Fedor does not know me. We met one time, you recognize, his assertion was, ‘I used to be all about cash.’ He ought to’ve been extra about cash once we made you that supply and wherever the f*** we had been, no matter island that was we had been on and he nonetheless would not be preventing at 45 years outdated.
“You already know I provided him a deal that he nonetheless should lay in mattress each night time and bum out about. We provided him a deal. We tried to a take care of Fedor. Apparently Fedor does not like me, So, I do not see it taking place.”
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Emelianenko was not too long ago victorious over Tim Johnson at Bellator 269 on the VTB Enviornment in Moscow. The victory marked the Russian’s first since his 2019 conquer Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. It got here within the headliner of Bellator’s first occasion within the nice heavyweight’s house nation.
Dana White and the promotion loved a historic night time at UFC 267
Dana White and the UFC as soon as once more delivered an unbelievable night time of fights at UFC 267. The occasion was headlined by Jan Blachowicz’s second title protection. The Polish powerhouse confronted Glover Teixeira, who at 42 grew to become the brand new UFC gentle heavyweight champion.
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The remainder of the cardboard noticed the likes of Petr Yan, who gained the interim UFC bantamweight title, Islam Makhachev, Alexander Volkov, Khamzat Chimaev and Magomed Ankalaev stroll out of the Etihad Enviornment with wins.
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