‘That Dude is a Killer’- Dana White All Praise for NFL Star Tom Brady

Published 06/25/2021, 2:43 PM EDT


NFL star Tom Brady and UFC President Dana White are contrasting personalities. The former is relatively a quiet star whereas White is the exact opposite of it. However, both share a cordial bond and are good friends.

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White recently appeared for an interview where he shared his thought on Brady. The UFC President also gave some insights into their friendship.

“Brady, a lot of people don’t realize is a savage man,” White said. “Brady, you know obviously, he has won a lot of things but he’s kind of quiet and usually does, everything he does is classy.

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“Says nice things about other people…but deep down inside his soul, that dude is a killer. He is an absolute killer and no matter what you are competing at, he is showing up there trying to destroy you.”

White said he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback are close friends. They talk at least once a week and he is an absolute fan of Brady.

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When Dana White lobbied for Brady to join Las Vegas Raiders

Brady spent 20 years at the Patriots before testing the free-agent market. In an Instagram live session, White had him on the call and made every attempt to get the quarterback to join the Las Vegas Raiders.

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“Let me make my last pitch,” White told him. “Las Vegas would love to have you here with the Raiders. The stadium, the facility is incredible.

“The training facility they have outside of Vegas in unbelievable. It’s a 45-minute flight from LA. Your kids and your family could live there. You could fly back and forth.

TAMPA, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 07: Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signals after winning Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

“We want you to come to the Raiders. I’ve been pitching you now for a month. Come on brother, get to Vegas,”

Brady, though, responded to White in a fashion that his fans know him for. “Being where I’ve been for the last 20 years, it’s been an amazing experience,” the quarterback replied.

“I don’t know what the future holds right now. I’m just trying to be patient through the process, my first time going through it.

“In the meantime, I’m going to spend a lot of time with my family. We have a little vacation planned which I’m looking forward to.”

Well, they might not be of the same personality, but they do share a good bond. What did you make of White’s comments on Brady?

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Akshyay Srichandan Mahapatra

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Akshyay Mahapatra is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He wished to combine his passion for the UFC (that he has been following since 2008) as well as his love for writing. This motivated him to enter the world of combat sports journalism.

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