UFC President Dana White and Ronda Rousey’s ex-boyfriend interact in a public spat



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13 Jul 2018, 00:00 IST

What is the story?

UFC President Dana White has a status of being a straight shooter that speaks his thoughts, no matter who has the misfortune of being within the firing line.

The newest sufferer of that’s former UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub, whose opinions on his Under the Belt podcast about kickboxers and fighters from different placing disciplines not realizing how powerful it’s to make the adjustment to MMA did not go down nicely with the UFC supremo.

In case you did not know…

A clip of Brendan Schaub detailing how kickboxers and boxers overlook the technical changes they should make when crossing over into MMA was posted by UFC Middleweight Isreal Adesanya on his Instagram account.

The feedback from Schaub could have been ill-timed as Adesanya, who boasts of a 79-Four document in kickboxing and a 6-1 document in boxing, dismantled Brad Tavares simply this previous weekend on the TUF 27 Finale with a masterclass in MMA placing.

The center of the matter

Dana White, who’s all the time had a testy relationship with Brendan Schaub, did not take too kindly to his feedback and teed off on him within the feedback part of the publish.

Dana White did not maintain again on Schaub

Nevertheless, Schaub cleared up his stance by first addressing Adesanya and assuring him that he wasn’t talking about him however about Gokhan Saki, one other kickboxing phenom who obtained knocked out chilly at UFC 226 by Khalil Rountree, earlier than turning his consideration to Dana White.

Schaub’s retort to Dana was equally scathing

The unhealthy blood between Dana White and Brendan Schaub has been nicely documented prior to now, with Schaub publicly criticising the UFC on numerous events. There’s additionally added subtext to their relationship with Schaub having as soon as dated WWE Famous person Ronda Rousey – who was a favourite of Dana White when she fought within the UFC.

What’s subsequent?

Israel Adesanya, for his half, could have misconstrued Schaub’s feedback as being directed in the direction of him after they have been, probably, directed at Gokhan Saki. His subsequent opponent contained in the Octagon is but to be decided.

As for the connection between Brendan Schaub and Dana White, I feel one can safely say that it is not going to enhance within the close to future given how a lot each males appear to resent each other.

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