‘I Don’t Give a F**k About You’- Dana White Goes on an Epic Rant Slamming Triller and Oscar De La Hoya

Published 05/16/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 09: UFC President Dana White looks on during the UFC 225: Whittaker v Romero 2 event at the United Center on June 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)


UFC President Dana White spoke to the media following the events of UFC 262 that produced some memorable moments. There are several storylines that will arise from UFC 262 including, but not limited, to the crowing of a new lightweight champion. Additionally, ‘Jacare’ Souza was tapped out for the first time in his MMA career on Saturday night.

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While reflecting on the key storylines, Dana White couldn’t help but dig into a new and emerging avenue in combat sports. Chiefly, White blasted Triller Fight Club and Oscar De La Hoya when has was asked about their position. It’s clear that the mere mention of certain individuals gets a rather explosive reaction from the UFC President.

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The UFC President fires artillery shells at his adversaries

The long-time boss of the organization was asked about certain claims made by Triller and Oscar De La Hoya recently. Both parties came out and poked at White, claiming that he played a role in blocking out certain fights. Dana White didn’t take long to catapult himself into a classic rant that the fans have come to expect.

“Don’t even ask me about these idiots. Who gives a sh*t? Does anybody give a sh*t? You think I care what Triller thinks? I don’t even take their calls. This idiot calls me every day. Texts me every day. ‘Please answer my call, please talk to me. Why won’t you talk to me?’ Cause I don’t give a fu*k about you, do your thing. Leave me alone, go fu*king do whatever it is you’re doing, knock yourself out, I could care less.”

Dana White vs Oscar De La Hoya: The never-ending saga

White questioned the intentions of both Triller Fight Club and Oscar De La Hoya. He took umbrage to De La Hoya’s notion that he would provide fighters with the biggest paychecks of their careers.

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“I have no interest in talking to any of those idiots. They can do their thing. Stop talking about me. What do you give a sh*t what I’m doing…Are you starting an MMA organization? And then you got Oscar, this fu*king idiot in the car that night ‘Come with us and make more money than you’ve ever made in your life’. We heard that before. Chuck Liddell is here tonight, grab him, ask him if he made money than he made his whole life when he went with Oscar De La Hoya”

Dana White’s contention with Oscar De La Hoya doesn’t seem like it’s going away anytime soon. Moreover, it’s clear that the UFC President isn’t overly keen on the promotional model that Triller is running. Time will be the best sign to see how things develop between the parties involved. What did you make of the UFC President’s comments?

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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