UFC President Dana White has recently come under scrutiny following the release of a video that shows him and his wife, Anne, engaging in an altercation at a nightclub in Mexico on New Year’s Eve.
The video, which was released by TMZ, depicts White and his wife standing on the balcony of a VIP room at El Squid Roe in Cabo San Lucas.
The footage appears to show a heated exchange between the two, with Anne hitting White across the face after he grabbed her left wrist.
White then retaliated by striking his wife before other members of the party intervened.
In response to the video, White issued an apology for his actions. He stated, “I take 30 days off? How does that hurt me?”.
He also added, “Me leaving hurts the company, hurts my employees, hurts the fighters. It doesn’t hurt me.”
When asked if there would be any repercussions for his actions, White responded, “What should the repercussions be? You tell me.”
He also mentioned that he had spoken with UFC owner Ari Emanuel and ESPN, stating, “Nobody’s happy about this, neither am I. But it happened and I have to deal with it.”
White has been the president of UFC since 2001. He acknowledged that the criticism he has received is warranted, stating, “All the criticism that I have received this week is 100 percent warranted.”
The altercation has sparked a conversation about domestic violence and the responsibility of those in positions of power to set a positive example.
White’s response to the incident, in which he seems to be more concerned with how his actions will affect the company rather than taking responsibility for his actions, has been criticized by many.
Domestic violence is a serious issue that affects millions of people around the world. It is never acceptable for anyone to engage in physical violence against their partner or spouse.
It is important for those in positions of power to set a positive example and take responsibility for their actions.
White’s position as the president of UFC, a major organization in the world of combat sports, carries a significant amount of influence.
His actions and statements have the potential to shape the way that people view domestic violence and the importance of taking responsibility for one’s actions.
As a public figure, it is important for White to take a strong stance against domestic violence and to set an example for others to follow.
It is crucial that he takes the necessary steps to address this issue and show that domestic violence will not be tolerated.