‘I Literally Don’t Give a Sh*t’ – Dana White on How He Developed His Personality

Published 06/23/2021, 11:40 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 23: UFC president Dana White interacts with fans and media during the UFC press conference at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 23, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Dana White is one of the most popular names associated with combat sports. The UFC President is known for his unorthodox decisions and uncensored comments. White has always shared his honest opinions on everything and never holds back on criticizing anyone.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Recently in an interview, White was talking about the same when asked when and why did he decided to just say whatever he feels like.

White said, “I don’t know. I don’t know how that happened or what happened. It’s like all this stuff, whether it’s the media, the internet, or whatever. All the stuff that’s talked about, I literally don’t give a sh*t about any of that.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

“I can care less what anybody says, what anybody thinks. I just focus on my own little world over here. My people that work for me, my fighters, this sport, this brand, and I just keep plugging forward. I really don’t care what anybody else thinks.”

Watch This Story: Gervonta Davis Intense Training Routine For Title Fight Against Mario Barrios

In today’s day and age, no one can deny the all-pervading influence of mass media on our lives. From the television in the living room, the radio in the car, to our computer at work, mass media saturates our lives. Therefore, in a time where everything one says is twisted and used against them, White’s attitude seems very refreshing.

What next for Dana White and the UFC?

Dana White is one of the main reasons behind the UFC’s global success. His decision to have live events during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, was a genius move, and it garnered much viewership for the UFC. There are many decisions like this that White has taken in order to promote the UFC.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

DIVE DEEPER

WOW! Stephen Thompson Calls Out Actor Jack Black to Walk Him Out for His Next Title Fight

about 1 month ago

Today the UFC is one of the most popular combat sports promotions in the world. And the upcoming UFC events of 2021 are just going to improve its scale. The next big event in the UFC will be the UFC 264 event which will be headlined by the trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

There are a plethora of outstanding events planned by the UFC and Dana White’s personality and unabashed nature has certainly helped them in doing so.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

Paras Pande

389 articles

Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

essentiallysports's Stories