Dana White Says Corey Anderson Will Be More Competitive In Bellator, Anderson Responds

UFC President Dana White believes Bellator will be a better fit for Corey Anderson.

Anderson recently inked a multi-fight deal with Bellator. White says the former UFC fighter is going to be more competitive in Bellator than he was in the UFC.

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“First of all, it’s the right move for him. This isn’t something that we’ve never done before. I think that he feels, and we feel, that he can be more competitive there,” White said after UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs. Edgar (via Simon Head and Ken Hathaway of MMA Junkie).

Anderson was not too happy with White's statement and issued the following statement on Twitter:

The former UFC fighter had successful run in the UFC, earning a 10-5-0 record in the promotion. He holds notable wins over Jan Blachowicz, Fabio Maldonado, Tom Lawlor, Patrick Cummins, Glover Teixeira, Ilir Latifi and Johnny Walker.

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