UFC’s Dana White rips Oscar De La Hoya after boxing great criticizes fighter pay

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Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya and UFC president Dana White traded expletives on social media after Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega battled for the light-weight title.

De La Hoya congratulated Volkanovski on beating Ortega by means of unanimous determination at UFC 266 and known as out White for allegedly failing to spend fighters what the “Golden Boy” thinks they’re value.

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“Hey @alexvolkanovski you just won a brutal fight for @ufc and made 1/20 of what you’re well worth. @danawhite have some f—ing respect for yourself and these fighters and pay these warriors what they have earned,” De La Hoya wrote.

White, in no way a person to shy away from anyone who comes just after him, fired again at De La Hoya.


“STFU U crack head. Faking that u experienced Covid and robbing me of viewing u get KTFO by @vitorbelfort you ought to win an academy award for your medical center efficiency,” White wrote referencing De La Hoya dropping out of his Vitor Belfort battle before this thirty day period since of COVID.

The two appeared to stop the fight suitable there.

White has routinely pushed again on criticism in excess of what the fighters in his enterprise get compensated. He did so as lately as Aug. 30 in an interview on the “Tricky Organization” podcast.

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“What takes place is when you develop something excellent, and I say this all the time, any time you develop anything excellent, it is really often surrounded by negativity. When you are in a small business like us, the level of scumbags that are in the media, it truly is unexplainable. I suggest it is really heading on correct now, you have these scumbags out there that know absolutely nothing about the small business, telling all the fighters, ‘oh you happen to be all becoming underpaid, you might be not currently being paid ample money’… just about every media member that talks about fighter pay back, is a scumbag,” White said at the time.