UFC President Dana White is a global personality known for his continued efforts to promote mixed martial arts around the world. The Middleweight Champion of the world Israel Adesanya shared his thoughts on what makes Dana White successful in business. With one of the biggest organizations behind him, Dana White is the biggest promoter the world has ever seen. White is also very vocal about his ideas, and openly support Donald Trump. White is blunt and doesn’t shy away from taking a dig at his adversaries and competitors during media interactions. Off late, White has been having a fall-out with several fighters. Jon Jones called Dana White a “liar” after both the parties failed to come to terms for a super-fight against Francis Ngannou early this year. Jorge Masvidal also took a shot at Dana White after he alleged that he is not being paid what he deserves. Recently, Dustin Poirier also cited the same issue as he declined to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 254 citing contract disputes.
Despite the controversial image of Dana White in the outside public, those who know him, respects the UFC President very highly. Daniel Cormier has revealed on multiple occasion how much White has helped him in his career, with the UFC continuing to create in impact in the world of mixed martial arts.
Israel Adesanya spills the beans on UFC President Dana White
Israel Adesanya appeared alongside boxing Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua in the recent episode of Truth or Dab. The current Middleweight Champion was asked to reveal UFC President Dana White’s most annoying habit, to which the Stylebender stated.
“I’d say it what makes him great, but also what makes him susceptible. He is very emotional. I’d say in bussiness sometimes he gets very emotional, but that’s also put the UFC at the map where it is at today. But I’d say he is very emotional, that’s hindered him a lot of times in the past.”
As for Israel Adesanya, he is scheduled to defend his Middleweight Championship in his second title defense against Paulo Costa. Both the fighters will headline UFC 253 with Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz set to fight for the Light heavyweight title in the co-main event of the evening.