LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White’s relationship with US President Donald Trump is well documented. White spoke on behalf of Trump at the National Congress of the Republican Party during both 2016 and 2020, Trump attended UFC 244 in New York, White and several UFC boxers as part of Trump’s campaign stop. again when he tried to run again.
Since Wednesday night, however, it seems that Trump’s reelection prospects are blurred. Democrat challenger Joe Biden leads the Electoral College’s votes and signs suggest that votes in some of the remaining states have not been fully tally counted in the direction of the former Vice President.
However, if White was concerned that a change in administration would also mean the UFC̵7;s fortunes would change following a close relationship with Trump, he wouldn’t show it.
“I don’t think Biden even knows who I am,” White said at the DWCS 34 post-match press conference at UFC Apex. “I don’t think Biden knows who Biden is.”
White’s relationship with Trump is not the only one relating to the MMA with Tuesday’s election, taking place at the federal, state, and local levels. A UFC Hall of Fame won the election, when Tito Ortiz was elected to the city council in his hometown of Huntington Beach, Calif.
White and Ortiz have been in conflict for years, often questioning Ortiz’s intelligence. But he turned down the opportunity to stroke him on Saturday.
“Good for him,” White said when asked about Ortiz’s victory. “Good for him.”