“Ugliest Belts on the Planet”: Fans Slam First Look of Title Belts for Dana White’s Power Slap League

Published 12/08/2022, 1:41 AM EST

The UFC president Dana White has been receiving a lot of criticism for his new Slap League launch. Furthermore, the recent revelation of the new Power Slap League had the same fate. It seems like fans aren’t too elated about the idea. Even though White has the know-how of developing a successful combat sports promotion and maintaining it, social media users were left scratching their heads at a sport that involves slapping their opponent. And they did not hesitate to share their thoughts about the sport and its belt.

This isn’t the first time White has found himself at the receiving end of a new endeavor. When he first took over the UFC back in the day, the promotion had a terrible image among people. In addition, the UFC was considered quite violent by the general audience. Thus, the promoter struggled to find venues to conduct events in the beginning.

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Although this isn’t the first time Dana White has found himself at the receiving end for a new endeavor. When he first took over UFC back in 2001, the promotion had a terrible image amongst people in general. In addition, the UFC was considered quite violent by the general audience. Due to this, he struggled to find venues to conduct events in the beginning.

Dana White can’t catch a break

UFC president’s new Power Slap League now has revealed its new title belt on Twitter. The fans, however, weren’t pleased with it.

Some fans didn’t shy away from voicing their dislike.

A fan had a savage take on the reveal.

One fan made an amusing comparison.

A fan raised doubts about the size of the belt.

One fan summed up his feelings through an emoji.

A fan was not having it at all.

Further, a fan was weighing down the pros and cons.

One fan even called the design ‘stupid’.

A fan was not happy that Slap League was launched before a boxing promotion.

A fan showed his marketing capabilities with his response.

Additionally, one fan called the whole idea ’embarassing’.

Thus, fans aren’t taking the idea of a slap league well.

Power Slap League is tried and tested

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Although Dana White isn’t the first to launch such an endeavor. He will still strive to make his promotion the best in the business. Moreover, a huge backlash has made sure that the promotion remains in the headlines. It still hasn’t had its first event yet. Perhaps there’s a chance the promotion may win over its doubters.

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 05: UFC president Dana White stands on stage after inducting Ronda Rousey into the UFC Hall of Fame during the UFC Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Induction Ceremony inside The Pearl concert theater at Palms Casino Resort on July 5, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

For this reason, the American Businessman has researched and tested the event. He said, “We’ve spent the last year sort of beta-testing this in a controlled environment to really test and see the dynamic of how this would function as an actual league and real sport.

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The results proved that the athletes training in a particular skill makes them quite efficient athletes. Moreover, they remain in decent shape and take it seriously, similar to boxing and MMA. Would you watch White’s Power Slap League?

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Himakshu Vyas

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Himakshu Vyas is a Combat Sports author at Essentiallysports. He is passionate about sports, with soccer and MMA being the sports he is most involved in. Aside from that, he follows the global soccer scene.

Edited By: Rohini Kottu

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