Dana White Slammed for His Misleading Narrative Against Francis Ngannou: ‘Think of Politicians or Dana’

Published 01/19/2023, 3:59 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV- SEPTEMBER 13: Dana White speaks to the media following week 8 of the Dana White Contender Series on September 13, 2022, at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Photo by Amy Kaplan/Icon Sportswire MMA: SEP 13 UFC – Dana White s Contender Series Icon220913575

Francis Ngannou leaving the UFC has the entire MMA world in splits. Some are siding with ‘The Predator’ while some are siding with the UFC President. It is unclear who emerged victorious in the failed negotiations as Ngannou was reportedly offered a heft contract. However, the media is filled with news of fans and fighters picking sides in the matter. Moreover, Dana White has come out and said some controversial things about Ngannou. The latest member to join the discussion is one UFC welterweight fighter with the most amount of knockouts as he bashed ‘politician’ Dana White in a recent interview.

Matt Brown criticizes ‘politician ‘Dana White as he sides with Francis Ngannou

In an interview with Damon Martin, Matt Brown opened up about his thoughts about the UFC heavyweight’s departure. He agreed with ‘The Predator’ on the issue. The UFC fighter spoke about Dana White during the interview. He said, “If you think of politicians or Dana [White] speaking, you’re speaking to the lowest common denominator here.”

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Furthermore, the UFC record-holder said such people aren’t speaking to the educated ones but ‘casuals’.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 27: Francis Ngannou of Cameroon prepares to fight Stipe Miocic in their UFC heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 260 event at UFC APEX on March 27, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Moreover, he came in to support Francis Ngannou and said, “Those who really know, know Francis [Ngannou] isn’t scared of anyone.” However, Brown isn’t the only one supporting Ngannou and bashing Dana White for his statements.

Daniel Cormier and Jake Paul share a similar opinion

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The former UFC double champion Daniel Cormier had spoken about Dana White’s comments on his podcast. Cormier said that those who think Ngannou is scared are “crazy“.

Furthermore, Jake Paul also had his say about the release of ‘The Predator’. The YouTuber-turned-boxer said, “Francis Ngannou is the baddest man on the planet and is a free agent because he chose to be.” The controversial boxer also said that Ngannou is still a champion. Considering Paul’s issues with White, his statement isn’t surprising.

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Faizan Mirza

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Faizan Mirza is a UFC Writer at Essentially Sports. He has had a keen eye on the UFC since 2015 and is a fan of Conor McGregor because of his attitude and charisma. Faizan had been following McGregor's ascent in the sport.

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