MMA News Round-Up: Dana White’s Action Gives Financial Troubles to UFC, Jake Paul Fight Contract Exposed, Volkanovski Recounts Zombie Fight

The MMA world was shocked by Dana White’s recent slap incident with his wife. Unfortunately, it also seems to have affected UFC’s parent company, Endeavor’s, stocks. Additionally, Alexander Volkanovski opened up about how he felt while pummeling Korean Zombie at UFC 273. But that’s not it. Former UFC fighter Mike Perry wants to face Youtuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul. These people have graced the headlines with their thoughts.


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Endeavor share values ​​went down after the Dana White-slap incident

Shares of Endeavor, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship dropped after the video of White’s altercation with his wife went viral. The couple got involved in a physical altercation on New Year’s Eve. White had issued a statement saying the couple was heavily intoxicated but that was no excuse for his behavior.


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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – SEPTEMBER 8, 2019: Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, at a news conference following a title unification bout between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier at the UFC 242 mixed martial arts tournament. Valery Sharifulin/TASS PUBLICATIONxINxGERxAUTxONLY TS0B9FED

Anne White also stated that the altercation was an unprecedented affair and that Dana White has never behaved like this in the past. Dana White had come under heavy criticism and it became a heavily discussed situation online.

Alexander Volkanovski recounts how he felt fighting against Korean Zombie

Alexander Volkanovski is preparing for the ‘champion vs champion’ fight against Islam Makhachev. He was recently talking to John Hyon from All-Star. ‘The Great’ said,You’re not going to sit there and be like, just tap on the floor [or] in between rounds tell your coaches like, ‘I’m done’. You ain’t going to do that. There’s no way ‘Korean Zombie’ is going to do that. There’s no way he’s even going to let things off. But I could see it in his eyes, even though he wasn’t trying to do that, I could see in his eyes he was done.”


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Volk further added, “So I felt bad at that stage because I felt like the ref could’ve just been like, ‘Alright, that’s it. He’s done.’”

He reported the same for his fight against Brian Ortega.

Former UFC fighter shares boxing contract with Jake Paul, claims Paul backed-off

Former UFC fighter Mike Perry parted ways with UFC in 2021. He has now found his home at Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. Platinum has now shared a contract for a boxing fight with Jake Paul that is being negotiated for next month. But he revealed that ‘The Problem Child’ backed out of their bout.


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Mike Perry also claimed that Jake Paul “changed his mind”.


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  • Phil Baroni arrested for alleged girlfriend’s alleged murder in Mexico
  • Bo Nickal misses out on UFC events until April
  • Sean O’Malley says he has a weird feeling about Volkanovski/Makhachev

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