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Dana White responds after former UFC champion Luke Rockhold accuses him of suppressing the activity

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UFC President Dana White has responded after former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold accused him of suppressing the activity.

Rockhold (16-5 MMA) will undoubtedly be ending his three-year hiatus tomorrow evening at UFC 278 when he squares off with perennial middleweight contender Paulo Costa.

Prior to the fight, which serves as tomorrow nights co-main attraction, Luke Rockhold has verbal about his disappointment with fighter pay, healthcare and multiple other issues involving his employer. Furthermore, the promotions former middleweight champion accused UFC President Dana White of suppressing the activity of mixed fighting techinques.

This business dont know very well what theyre doing, and theyre letting Dana (White) just run the show and suppress the activity. They have to grow. This whole fking thing must grow together, Rockhold said at the UFC 278 media day. Our lives are on the fking line. Healthcare must be looked after. Our f*cking health must be looked after. Mine is not looked after. Have you any idea why?

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Those comments didn’t go unnoticed by Dana White who responded throughout a recent interview with TSN:

Thats something weve been focusing on since day one, White said (h/t MMAJunkie). While theyre fighting here, this business have become well looked after, therefore is Luke Rockhold.

Despite being booked to fight on two occasions following his knockout loss to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 239 in July of 2019, Luke Rochhold has yet to step foot back the Octagon. Injuries forced him to withdraw from slated bouts with Chris Weidman and Sean Strickland, but in accordance with Dana White, the former champs healthcare was covered.

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Luke Rockhold was far beyond looked after with the problems he had here, White said. I dont provide a sh*t what medical health insurance plan you have, they might haven’t covered things that we covered for Luke Rockhold when he was going right through his stuff. Everything he said was absolute fking gibberish and absolute bullsh*t.

White continued:

Everybody who fights here gets unbelievable healthcare. Unbelievable healthcare. After all, we dont even sew people up with regular doctors. If its bad enough, we send them to cosmetic or plastic surgeons to obtain sewn up.

What do you consider of Dana Whites reaction to Luke Rockhold?

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This short article appeared first on BJPENN.COM

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