A video of Dana White attempting to convince Khabob Nurmagomedov to rematch vs. Conor McGregor has emerged and Colby Covington reveals he is a woman — This is Saturday's social media roundup.
Dana White attempts to convince Khabib Nurmagomedov to rematch Conor McGregor
A video has emerged from "Dana White Looking For A Fight" has been revealed and shows White using Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier's PPV trends to goad "The Eagle" into fighting "The Notorious" again.
dana just won't leave khabib alone lmfao pic.twitter.com/YahLxIQJrq— Leon (@leonzenegger) January 22, 2021
The internet has been busting with jokes about the video since, with one clever fan creating this meme.
Colby Covington reveals he's a "one-man woman"
Colby Covington was in fine form during a recent interview, in which he blamed MMA referee Marc Goddard's supposed "anti-Brexit bias" on Kamaru Usman defeating him by TKO. His best line was definitely when he revealed that he is not a "one-man woman".
Bernie Sanders is an elite submission grappler
Bernie Sanders sitting trying to be warm during President Joe Biden's inauguration has taken the internet by storm. And Sanders has now found himself as an MMA grappler as the tweets below show. Who would you like to see Sanders take on in the Octagon?
Ottman Azaitar has had a bad couple of days
Ottman Azaitar had a poor error in judgement when he breached the UFC bubble on Fight island. This resulted in Azaitar being pulled from UFC 257 and being cut from the roster. The MMA community has of course been very supportive during what is probably the worst few days in his MMA career.
The entire MMA world to Ottman Azaitar pic.twitter.com/IaxunArmop— Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) January 22, 2021
Darren Till gets a cameo by Mike Perry
Depending on what way they wake up, Darren Till and Mike Perry are either at each other's throats or seemingly quite pally with each other. To support the new father Perry, Till has paid for a cameo but didn't quite receive what he was expecting.
The Mac Life shows what a difference 6 years make for Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor will rematch at UFC 257 vs. Dustin Poirier. The pair fought 6 years ago at 145lbs and The Mac Life have posted a comparison photo showing what a difference 10lbs can make. It still remains a mystery how McGregor cut that extra 10lbs to make featherweight given how lean he looks at 155lbs.
Shinya Aoki adds another submission victory to his resume
Shinya Aoki won by submission via a vicious neck crank at ONE: UNBREAKABLE. Aoki became the all-time submission leader in ONE after tapping out and continues to somehow get more dangerous every passing fight. Check it out below.
Michael Chandler commends Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier
Michael Chandler has praised the conduct by both Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor ahead of UFC 257. The pair have been both complimentary of each other as fighters and endorsed their respective businesses, a stark contrast from their build-up 6 years ago at featherweight.
A good fight in more ways than one. Love the impact that can be made as we pursue our dreams. https://t.co/t8UQ3w8ZZn— Michael Chandler (@MikeChandlerMMA) January 23, 2021
Israel Adesanya pleads for a silent night before UFC cards in Abu Dhabi
Middleweight king Israel Adesanya has fought at Fight Island and has asked for the night before the fighters compete to not be interrupted by F1 cars. The Grand Prix is also taken place in Abu Dhabi and as a result, there is apparently a lot of noise which could hamper the fighters trying to rest before their fight.
At least for the last night b4 the fights, the least the W on #fightisland can do for the fighters is not let them F1 cars race around the hotel while the fighters are tryna sleep and get ready for war. It’s already hard the early start on fight day, don’t then race super cars!— Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) January 22, 2021