Dana White's UFC 303 Postmortem: 'No Update' on Conor McGregor, Andrei Arlovski's Final Fight, More

UFC 303 is officially in the books.

Following last night's UFC 303 event, the company's President, Dana White spoke to the media and provided several updates on Conor McGregor, Andrei Arlovski, Alex Pereira's potential future at heavyweight, and more.

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'No Update' on Conor McGregor's Injury Status

In case you somehow missed it -- UFC 303 was supposed to mark the return of former two-weight champion, Conor McGregor, who was slated for a main event against fan-favorite, Michael Chandler. However, just over a week before the event, McGregor was pulled from the event due to a broken toe, which nixed the bout between he and 'Iron Mike.'

When speaking to the media in the UFC 303 post-fight press conference, Dana White said that he has 'no update' on the 'Notorious' one's broken toe and doesn't recommend that Michael Chandler waits around for the Irishman to heal up.

UFC 303 Marks Andrei Arlovski's Final Bout

During last night's prelims, former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Andrei Arlovski was on the wrong side of a split-decision against Martin Buday. The loss marked Arlovski's fourth consecutive loss for the recently-turned 45-year-old. While Dana White is a massive fan of 'The Pitbull,' the UFC President confirmed that Saturday night was the future Hall of Famer's final bout with the promotion. Michelle Waterson-Gomez retired in the octagon following her loss against Gillian Robertson during Saturday night's prelims as well.

'The People Want to See' Alex Pereira at Heavyweight

In the main event of the evening, Alex Pereira violently knocked out Jiri Prochazka to retain the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Following his KO win, 'Poatan' told Joe Rogan that he has his eyes set on the heavyweight division and becoming the first-ever three-weight UFC champion. While Pereira said the promotion wasn't too keen on the idea, Dana White said the Brazilian moving up to heavyweight is something 'the people want to see,' and if it's something Pereira pushes hard for, he's not closing the door to the idea.


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