The president of UFC, Dana White, was controversial in the last hours, after suggesting the retirement of two historic fighters. Of course, his job is to analyze precisely all these issues with his stars, but what he said was attractive and went viral among Mixed Martial Arts networks. While many new fighters have entered the Contender Series, no one expected him to want to cut back from the top.
“I think you should think about hanging up your gloves,” was what he began by saying. Dana, after Tyron woodley was defeated by Colby Covington this Saturday night. Also, at the same UFC Vegas 11, Donald cerrone he returned to change his bad present, but ended up with a cold draw. Although he fought a good fight, the result did not leave him well and he also received refusals from White.
“He had a great career, a great path, he made his money, but that’s it,” he said about the “Cowboy.” White He communicated that they will speak soon about his future. “The victory for him tonight was coming out in the first 30 seconds of the first round. He fought back, he’s tough, he’s tough. I love Cowboy, and I know this will crush him and break his heart, but it’s time to have a conversation with him, “he said.
Will they hear it?
“We will talk about stopping,” added the president, when asked about the subject they will talk about. “I know he will say,” I don’t want to stop, “but we have to have a healthy and strong conversation. You really have to think things through. The results have not come in lately and the age is not the same. We will certainly have that conversation, although, as I said, I know the answer I will have from you. Anyway, I’ll try ”, he said.
Donald cerrone set some impressive records on his way through UFC, including that he is the fighter with the most events in the top MMA company, with twenty-three. However, he never managed to be champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. For its part, Tyron woodley he obtained the welterweight belt and was able to retain it for three years. He defended it very well, until he fell to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, in 2019. From there, they were all bad for him.