Dana White could properly have a repute as some of the daring and brash promoters in combat sports activities historical past, however that doesn’t imply he’s antagonistic to the odd fright.
The UFC president has rubbed shoulders with probably the most harmful fighters on the planet, that means he’s at all times considerably on edge.
This was by no means extra evident in 2015 earlier than the scheduled UFC 187 occasion earlier than light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson.
The ‘Welcome to the Occasion’ present had fallen simply months after Jones infamously brawled with rival Daniel Cormier on the UFC 178 media occasion and tensions have been understandably excessive.
Former UFC exec Dave Sholler was chucked to the ground with consummate ease as Cormier and ‘Bones’ piled into each other, so White took it upon himself to marshal the fighters this time.
But this time, he was really the unsuspecting sufferer.
Jones and Johnson had deliberate to ‘brawl’ on stage after they went face-to-face and re-create the ugly brawl months earlier within the MGM Grand foyer.
The champion kicked proceedings off by putting his brow on Johnson’s and the pair pushed each other as an exasperated White rushed in to cease them. Simply have a look at his face beneath.
“If Dave was up there, it might have been excellent,” Jones instructed MMA preventing. “It’s what it’s.
“I believe it’s even higher, although, as a result of it was Dana. , Dana is Mr. Billy Dangerous Ass.
“You may’t do something to him. He undoubtedly rattling close to s*** on himself.
“It was so excessive. The pitch of his voice was so excessive, however the expression on his face was priceless.”
Fortunately the boss noticed the humorous facet!
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