Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White has issued an announcement after a video got here out of him getting bodily together with his spouse Anne White throughout a New 12 months’s Eve celebration.
The video reveals White being slapped by his spouse. He then responded by slapping her again. The complete battle was caught on digital camera and was shortly damaged up afterward. The UFC hasn’t issued an announcement but, nor has any punishment come down over the incident. The promotion presently has a tv and streaming take care of ESPN, the place it’s one among ESPN+’s hottest content material, and choose playing cards additionally air on ABC.
“Properly, I’m in Cabo, Mexico, for the vacations with my household. My spouse and I had been out Saturday night time for New 12 months’s Eve, and sadly, that’s what occurred. I’m a type of guys, you’ve heard me say for years, ‘There’s by no means ever an excuse for a man to place his arms on a lady,’ and now right here I’m on TMZ speaking about it,” White admitted to TMZ Sports.
“My spouse and I’ve been married for nearly 30 years. We’ve identified one another since we had been 12 years outdated. We’ve clearly been by means of some shit collectively, and we’ve received three youngsters. That is a type of conditions which are horrible. I’m embarrassed. However it’s additionally a type of conditions the place proper now we’re extra involved with our children. We now have three youngsters and clearly for the reason that video popped up, we’ve proven the youngsters the video. We’re extra targeted on our household proper now.”
White is aware of he’ll face backlash for his actions and it’s all deserved.
“Persons are going to have opinions on this, and the general public’s opinions are gonna be proper, particularly in my case, you don’t put your arms on a lady ever. My spouse and I clearly love one another and have been collectively for a really very long time. We’ve identified one another since we had been little or no and that is simply a type of unlucky conditions.”
White stated that “a variety of alcohol” was concerned within the state of affairs however that it was no excuse.
“I’m actually making no excuses for this in any respect. It’s by no means occurred earlier than. It’s the primary time it ever occurred. Persons are gonna say what they’re gonna say. It simply is what it’s and no matter folks do say it’s deserved. I deserve it. It occurred. I don’t know why it occurred and my spouse and I’ve apologized to one another, we’ve apologized to our children.”