WOW! UFC Analyst Laura Sanko Shares a Heartwarming Picture of President Dana White Helping Families on Christmas

Published 12/26/2021, 11:33 AM EST
Dana White, president of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), reacts during a Bloomberg Television interview in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. In UFC, fighters square off in the Octagon, an eight-sided ring enclosed by a chain-linked fence where the object is to punch, kick, slam or choke the opponent into submission. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg via Getty Images


UFC President Dana White is an irreplaceable component of the premier promotion. The 52-year-old is one of the founders of the current iteration of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Meanwhile, it is apparent that controversies always surrounded the UFC boss. However, White ardently involves himself in philanthropic ventures as well, either on a personal level or causes in which the entire company partakes.

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Meanwhile, MMA journalist and UFC analyst Laura Sanko took to Twitter to share an instance of White helping families during the holiday season.

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She retweeted a post that read, “The Dana White Spread Holiday Cheer Tour continues in the ESLV. UFC’s President, Dana White was spotted at Albertsons on Charleston and Sloan last night. Buying groceries for multiple families. Yes, I’m going to promote this because this is awesome and no one is talking about it”

MMA fans often perceive the UFC President as a staunch business executive who doesn’t care about other stuff. However, White has time and time proved naysayers wrong as he pledges money and other forms of help to organizations around the world.

Dana White and UFC’s philanthropic ventures

Apart from being a resolute businessman, UFC President Dana White is also a responsible citizen. Besides, White has steered his organization the same way as well. The premier promotion takes part in many social welfare causes that spans education, food, shelter, and more.

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UFC announced it will help Dustin Poirier‘s charity, The Good Fight Foundation, to raise funds through their platform. Also, the promotion has long been part of the Miracle Flights charity. Notably, the Group provides free flights to children who need specialized medical care away from their homes.

One of the UFC’s most recent philanthropic projects was their partnership with long-time affiliations Boys Town Nevada. Interestingly, Boys Town Nevada is a charitable organization that provides training and services that help parents to create a safe environment for children at home.

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The UFC is part of many such projects in the United States and on a global level as well. As the organization aims to change the lives of its fans. What do you make of the UFC’s philanthropic ventures? Tell us in the comments below.

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Aashish Kumar

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Aashish Kumar is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Journalism & Mass Communication, this Israel Adesanya fan has interned at reputed media houses and gained valuable reporting experience. Building on that experience, Aashish will look to tap into his love for combat sports and let fans benefit from his passion and journalistic expertise.

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