Like the remainder of the world, Dana White was properly conscious of what went down Sunday night on the MTV Video Music Awards between his greatest star, and one in every of music’s widespread artists.
Photographs and movies surfaced of Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly having to be separated following a close to bodily altercation on the VMAs pink carpet, the place McGregor appeared to have thrown a drink on the rapper. Thankfully, nothing worse transpired and the night time continued with out incident.
Following Tuesday’s DWCS Season 5, Week 3 occasion on the APEX in Las Vegas, White was requested if he had spoken to the previous two-division champion when speaking with reporters.
“I talked to each really,” White stated. “They’re all good now. It was a misunderstanding, or no matter it was. I feel TMZ grabbed Conor [on Tuesday] and he stated there was no downside.”
McGregor isn’t a stranger to discovering himself in robust conditions outdoors of the octagon as he’s attempting to recuperate from a damaged tibia suffered in his TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in July.
Whereas many followers appear to be involved about McGregor, the UFC president is chalking it as much as a enterprise the place that sort of conduct is par for the course.
“Guys, that is the battle enterprise,” White defined. “I’ve bought 700 f*ckin’ lunatics underneath contract right here. What do you guys assume? These are the issues that occur typically. This isn’t Microsoft. We’re in a loopy f*cking enterprise right here. We’re in a loopy enterprise and I feel everyone knows Conor’s persona and we’ve bought some guys which are like that. These guys are fighters and that is the battle enterprise. Loopy sh*t occurs within the battle enterprise.
“There’s the sh*t you guys learn about as a result of it occurs in public, by no means thoughts the sh*t you don’t learn about that occurs each day.”