Behold the drawing energy of Conor McGregor: Former President Donald Trump shall be one of many faces within the crowd for McGregor’s combat vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on Saturday night time in Las Vegas.
And his face shall be entrance and middle at T-Cellular Enviornment, says UFC president Dana White.
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White told TMZ that Trump shall be sitting with him Octagon-side. Trump’s polarizing nature would appear to dictate that he keep out of the fray. White is aware of higher.
“He don’t care,” White mentioned of his longtime buddy. “He’s not that guy. He’s not hiding in a box somewhere.”
(A Secret Service element will assist ease issues about Trump mingling with the general public, in fact.)
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Trump was not on the sphere throughout play when he attended such main sporting occasions because the 2019 World Sequence in Washington and faculty soccer nationwide championship video games in Atlanta and New Orleans whereas president.
However he was on the ground for the final UFC occasion he attended: UFC 244 at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard in November 2019.
Trump receiving a rousing postfight endorsement from Derrick Lewis that night time.
“He and I have been friends for over 20 years,” White mentioned Friday of Trump. “And he’s a huge fight fan, not just UFC. He’s a fight fan. He likes fighting like I like fighting.”
And Trump will get to see McGregor and Poirier up shut as they combat one another for the third time.