“Disgusting Childish Tantrum” – UFC Bantamweight Unloads on Dana White for His Behavior After Francis Ngannou Beat Ciryl Gane

Published 01/26/2022, 9:30 AM EST
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 is currently under fire from the whole MMA community. Fans, fighters, and experts, all didn’t like White’s behavior at UFC 270.

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UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou, and interim champion, Ciryl Gane, headlined the event. It is no secret that Ngannou and the UFC are in a contract dispute. And White’s behavior seemed to have made it clear that the issues are bigger than they seemed.

After Ngannou put in a clinical performance and won the fight via a unanimous decision, White was nowhere to be seen. He is usually the one to hand the belt to the champion and did so with Deiveson Figueiredo earlier in the night.

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However, it was Mick Maynard who presented ‘The Predator‘ with the belt. It didn’t end there as the UFC head honcho decided to skip the press conference as well. The champion didn’t seem bothered by any of it. He was happy with his performance and did what he had to do. But the MMA community wasn’t as polite as Ngannou. One of the people to call out White is the UFC bantamweight fighter, Mitch Gagnon.

Gagnon is an eight-fight UFC veteran and has been with the promotion since 2012. He took to Twitter and blasted the UFC President. He wrote, “Wonder if @danawhite is going to address the disgusting childish tantrum he did by leaving the Honda center, not handing out @francis_ngannou belt and bailing on the press conference!!!”

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Ngannou also mentioned how his fight is for freedom and he would like for the UFC to make changes in his contract.

Sean O’Malley reacts to Dana White not handing the belt to Francis Ngannou

Sean O’Malley is one of the biggest stars in the UFC right now. He is an exciting fighter, who gets fans to tune in, and he has multiple things going on for him on the side.

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During the latest episode of The TimboSugarShow, he reacted to Dana White and Francis Ngannou’s controversy. He said, “Dana didn’t even put the belt around him, apparently. I went to bed. What do you think about it? I mean, dude, he’s the boss. He’s the man. You’re going to talk s**t about the whole company, and I get it. I’m just saying. I bet Francis honestly didn’t even give a f**k though.”

It doesn’t seem like the dispute between Ngannou and the UFC is going away anytime soon. It’s clear that the UFC heavyweight champion will not back down from his demands and it will be interesting to see how the situation plays out.

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What do you make of the whole situation? Let us know in the comments below!

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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