Joe Rogan Reaction vs Dana White Reaction Over UFC Win!

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Tex Hollywood - December 12, 2022

UFC 282 had its fair share of controversy, if you're into that kind of man on man grinding thing.

First, following a split draw in the UFC 282 main event where Magomed Ankalaev was denied a UFC championship, the Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov called out the organization's president Dana White.

The political figure blamed the loss on “politics” before demanding UFC change the result.

The English language telegram post read:

“Dana White, what happened to you? You were a normal, principled man, and today you took the championship belt out of the ring without handing it to the clear winner.

Or has politics entered the UFC ring and requires you to referee dirty? It's a sport, Dana. Be honest.

Take an example from Mairbek Khasiev (ACA league), who stops any juggling in the league, any bias, demanding objectivity and not mixing sports with politics.

Hey, Dana White, where are you going?

Save the face of the league, your own face. Admit your mistake, give the belt to the real winner, and apologize for this show. Save your league's reputation.”

Here's that telegram:

Ankalaev is a one the Chechnya UFC fighters affiliated with Kadyrov who is accused of orchestrating human rights abuses including a lot of pretty awful things, that could just be fake news, but we're not political analysts here, so who knows the truth.

Second, in EVEN more controversy around the UFC 282, which seems to me making everyone madder than the Chechan dude, was the Paddy Pimblett and Jared Gordon fight, which also caused a "Robbery" controversy when the winner was announced as Paddy Pimblett.

This side by side video makes you think Rogan and Dana White had different opinions of the outcome!

This is a meme bringing that point home.

Here's Dana White's press conference

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