Dana White breaks her own rules in the UFC deal with Jake Hadley – MMA Sports

Las Vegas – UFC President Dana White didn’t get much support when he decided to sign Jake Hadley..

Despite exceeding the flyweight limit by £ 1, Hadley (8-0) won the UFC contract when he submitted the Season 29 “Ultimate Fighter” Alum Mitch Laposo in the second round. Impressed by the undefeated former Cage Warriors Champion, White decided to oppose everything he usually preaches about rewarding a fighter who lost weight.

“When I left the back room, my instruction was not to sign this man,” White said at a post-combat press conference on DWCS43. “According to Hunter (Campbell), Sean (Shelby) and Mick (Maynard) weren’t happy with it because they rushed out of the room when I went and took off tonight. I’m not happy with what this kid is. Just instinctively having something special, I broke all my rules and didn’t listen to them. So hopefully I’m right on this and this kid I won’t advertise. “

White explains that Hadley not only lost weight, but wasn’t very professional with some of the UFC staff.

“He wasn’t very friendly,” White said. “He’s a less popular guy around here this week. He seemed shocked when I told him that. I just saw him in the hallway, and I said,” Listen and don’t worry about it. Yesterday was yesterday, so let’s focus on tomorrow. Let’s continue to make this a great relationship and do great things together. ”Hopefully yes. is. “

Hadley in his post-combat interview with the media Written with chalk on a misunderstanding Something may have been lost in the translation due to cultural differences, but White laughed at his thoughts.

“So this week everyone thought he hated him, because there was a contradiction in his sense of humor? A lot of people from Britain gathered here, but that doesn’t happen very often. “White said. “(Michael) Bisping, but Bisping is right there. But Bisping is now part of the family and he’s been here for a long time. People know what they’re getting from Mike.”

White stuck to his decision when the matchmaker was asked if he would deliberately give Hadley a tough path after he disobeyed their wishes.

“Maybe, but good luck to him,” White laughed. “He’s a talented kid. I like his way of fighting. He’s very aggressive. I like how he repels his back. The last time I saw a kid busy on his back When? I shouted to him, “Who is your Jiu-Jitsu coach? Are you a purple belt? It’s crazy.’ I think he’s special and breaks my own rules , Angry the boys, so check if I’m right or wrong. “

– MMA Sports

Dana White breaks her own rules in the UFC deal with Jake Hadley Dana White breaks her own rules in the UFC deal with Jake Hadley

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