UFC President Dana White was in attendance at UFC 209 and watched as Tyron Woodley successfully defended the welterweight title against Stephen Thompson.
White actually scored the fight in favor of Thompson.
“When I was out doing the radio tour for this fight, I said, you’ve all seen the first fight, how can the second fight not be good?” White said at the UFC 209 post-fight press conference. “So, I guess it doesn’t matter what the first fight was like, the second fight can be not as good. I had it 3-2 the other way. I thought Wonderboy won 3-2.”
The UFC Welterweight Champion and the UFC President have been trading barbs lately about who’s the bigger drama queen. Fans in attendance at UFC 209 were highly critical of the main event and White isn’t exactly in agreement with what the fans expressed.
“You know, Woodley came out and made some big claims before the fight about you’d have a definitive answer on who’s the champion,” White said. “I like Tyron, it’s just, he’s talented, you’ve heard me say all the things he is before. You can’t be upset if people are whatever now after that second fight, I mean, come on. It’s easy to sit in your seat, drink some beer and eat some popcorn and boo some people. But, you’re not in there fighting Tyron Woodley and Wonderboy.”
Woodley has defended the UFC Welterweight Title twice now and both of them came against Stephen Thompson.