“Sellout” Dana White’s Bud Light Super Bowl Commercial Lands Him in Trouble – “Where’s the UFC 300 Main Event”

Published 02/12/2024, 2:46 AM EST

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With just two months to go, fans are eagerly waiting to hear what Dana White will announce as the main event for UFC 300. Meanwhile, the UFC CEO recently made an appearance in an advertisement by Bud Light during the Super Bowl LVIII game. There were rumors that the commercial would lead to the announcement of the main event for April. However, that did not happen, and the fans did not fail to express their anger at the 54-year-old promoter.

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UFC 300 is a historic event for Dana White’s promotion. The UFC CEO has added a few exciting fights to the card for the event, but the headliner is in the works. With many people speculating what that fight would be, fans spoke out at White’s failure to announce the main event.

Fans express their disappointment with Dana White

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The Super Bowl commercial had many ambassadors of the Anheuser-Busch brand. That included the singer-songwriter Post Malone, Peyton Manning, and, of course, Dana White. But fans were quick to call out the UFC CEO and made a negative remark about his relationship with Bud Light.

Moreover, some fans are still hesitant to drink Bud Light despite Dana White’s endorsement.

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One fan announced that he has decided never to drink the Anheuser-Busch beer ever again.

Then, there were many reactions from the fans who were disappointed with Dana White for delaying the UFC 300’s main event announcement.

Several fans echoed the same sentiment.

The UFC fans have urged Dana White to announce the headliner for April sooner rather than later. Meanwhile, as per a recent revelation, there was already an idea for the UFC 300 main event in the minds of the matchmakers. UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently revealed that he was offered that spot.

Hunter Campbell offered Jon Jones the main event spot

While fans are waiting for Dana White, Jon Jones recently revealed that he had a conversation with the Chief Business Officer of the UFC, Hunter Campbell, regarding him fighting in the main event in April. During an appearance on the ‘Submission Radio‘ podcast, ‘Bones’ said, “I got a call from Hunter Campbell… He said, ‘Jon, I know it’s only nine weeks away, but if there’s any chance you’re feeling up to it, it would be awesome news for the community that you’re coming back and headlining one of the biggest events ever.'”

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Jon Jones mentioned that it would be a privilege for him to fight at UFC 300. However, he is still recovering from a pectoral muscle injury and feels like it may not perfectly heal before April 13. “As honored as I am for the opportunity, I just don’t think I’ll be ready. I just don’t… I only have a few more events left and I want to give those events my all,” the heavyweight champion added.

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Undoubtedly, the upcoming weeks will ascertain if the legendary card lives up to its anticipation or lets down fans who are relying on Dana White’s daring commitments. Will UFC 300 feature a well-known superstar fighter in the main event? We still don’t know that yet. What do you think? Drop your comments down below.

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