Donald Trump afraid he would ruin Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor super-fight he if attended
Dana White has revealed President Donald Trump wants to attend tBut, the President of the United States will probably not rock up on fight night as he is afraid he would ‘ruin’ the event.
President Trump and White are close friends with the UFC boss campaigning for the 71-year-old when he running for office.
White has invited President Trump to the fight, but does not expect him to come.Trump more important than condemning Nazis, says Israel minister
‘[Trump] is 100 per cent interested in attending the event,’ White told reporters.
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‘But they called me yesterday and I don’t think they’re going to come, but he’ll be watching.North Korea says US causing 'uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war' with military drills
‘He feels like he’ll ruin events, he’ll ruin the event if he shows up.
‘Secret Service is going to have to go through the place, shut down streets and create crazy traffic.’
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President Trump is no stranger to the glamour of fight nights, famously taking part in a WWE match where he body slammed and shaved the head of Vince McMahon.
He was also at UFC 205 when White took his MMA promotion to Madison Square Garden for the first time in it’s history.
Despite the chaos that would surround President Trump attending the fight in Las Vegas, White has insisted his friend is always welcome.Donald Trump to address the nation for only third time in presidency
He said: ‘He [Trump] can have ten tickets if he wants.’
White and President Trump go way back with the latter coming to the UFC’s aid when it was in it’s difficult early days.
‘In 2001, my partners and I bought the UFC, and it was basically considered a bloodsport,’ White explained.How the Iraq war is linked to Spain's outbreak of Islamist terror
‘State athletic commissions didn’t support us. Arenas around the world refused to host our events. Nobody took us seriously. Nobody.
‘Except Donald Trump. Donald was the first guy that recognized the potential that we saw in the UFC, and encouraged us to build our business.
‘He hosted our first two events at [the Trump Taj Mahal], he dealt with us personally, he got in the trenches with us, and he made a deal that worked for everyone.Why are Tory MPs so obsessed with Big Ben and Brexit?
‘On top of that, he showed up for the fight on Saturday night and sat in the front row. Yeah, he’s that guy. He shows up.
‘Donald championed the UFC before it was popular, before it grew into a successful business, and I will always be so grateful to him for standing with us in those early days, so tonight I stand with Donald Trump.’