15/08/2022

UFC’s Dana White Addresses Vince McMahon’s Retirement From WWE

UFC President Dana White and former WWE CEO Vince McMahon have lengthy had a wholesome respect for one another and have labored collectively a number of instances up to now, and stars like Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey have loved success in each corporations alongside the best way. McMahon just lately retired from WWE, stepping down as CEO and Chairman as Stephanie McMahon and Nick Khan step in as Co-CEOs. Triple H has additionally been made head of inventive, so there’s been quite a lot of change in a comparatively quick period of time. Speaking at a press convention for White’s Contender collection, White was requested about McMahon’s retirement, the place he stated that he is bought Vince tales for days and that he has nothing however respect for him.

“Oh, I got stories about Vince for days, but yeah, what that guy built and what he’s done is incredible,” White stated. “He’s been doing it for 50-plus years. I watched that stuff as a kid, and then to still be here and doing it now, is phenomenal. He’s a killer, he’s buried the hatchet in my back a few times, but that’s what you’re dealing with. You don’t deal with a killer and not expect them to try to kill you. Yeah, I have nothing but respect for Vince.”

Vince, Stephanie, Triple H, and Khan all just lately attended UFC 276, and White revealed he gave them significantly better seats than those WWE gave him when he attended their occasion to see Ronda Rousey.

“They reached out to me and said that he wanted to come to the fight,” White stated. “I gave him much better seats than he gave me when I went to see Ronda. That dude had me in the f******, I’m not even s****** you, Ronda says,’ You have to be at this event. I want you to be there.’ I said, ‘Ronda, I wouldn’t miss it for the world.’ She’s like, ‘Alright, I’m gonna let them know you’re coming.’ Cool, cool. I show up, it’s in New Orleans. I fly down to f****** New Orleans. No going in the back and any of that shit. They’re at the will call window for you. I go to the fucking will call window, and, ‘Yeah, we don’t have tickets for you.'”

“I call some people, ‘Oh yeah, we found them, okay, we got your tickets.’ When I tell you, we were in the f****** rafters, people were coming up to me and going, ‘Why are you sitting in these seats?’ I said, ‘Well, this is where they sat me. So f*** ’em, I’m gonna sit right here.’ Then I think it was Pat McAfee today says, ‘Well, no, you had to be in decent seats. You were on camera.’ The cameraman had to fucking crawl over about 75 people, kick somebody out of his fucking seat three rows ahead of me, just so he could get that shot. Yeah, they let me know what they thought of me at that event,” White stated.

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When a reporter introduced up that issues is perhaps completely different now that Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are working issues, White stated “Triple H and Stephanie were there too. It’s not like it was just Vince. This wasn’t 25 years ago, this was like f****** two years ago.”

H/T Fightful