‘Oscar De La Hoya is Elon Musk Compared to Tito Ortiz’ • MMA News

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UFC president Dana White has not hidden his feelings by any means when it comes to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya nonetheless now he’s turning his consideration to the fighter who has been pumping up the company as an eventual participant in mixed martial arts.

Former UFC champion and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz fought inside the first ever Golden Boy MMA card the place he knocked out Chuck Liddell inside the first spherical and afterwards proclaimed that this was merely the start of huge points to embody De La Hoya promoting the sport.

Sadly commerce sources have acknowledged that the Liddell vs. Ortiz three card promoted by Golden Boy didn’t do very successfully on pay-per-view with decrease than 50,000 product sales being reported.

Ortiz has moreover taken images at White over the compensation he acquired all through his years inside the UFC and De La Hoya frequently launched up fighter pay as one in every of many causes he acquired involved in promoting MMA inside the first place.

None of that sat successfully with White, who closing week revealed financial information regarding Ortiz’s rematch in the direction of Liddell from 2006 as well as to his previous few losses inside the UFC that earned him a median of $1.7 million day by day journey.

The mounted forwards and backwards confrontation escalated with White drawing Ortiz once more into his crosshairs all through an look on the Barstool Sports activities actions podcast the place he took intention at “The Huntington Seaside Dangerous Boy” when talking about De La Hoya.

“Tito Ortiz is one of many dumbest creatures strolling the face of the Earth proper now” ~ Dana White

“Oscar De La Hoya is Elon Musk in contrast to Tito Oritz,” White acknowledged. “Tito Ortiz is one in every of many dumbest creatures strolling the face of the Earth correct now. Within the occasion you are taking all dwelling points and put them in a barrel, Tito is the dumbest out of the whole thing.

“This is the man who’s giving him a lot of the info, I’d have to assume, until Oscar De La Hoya is simply crazier than I assumed and I feel he’s an entire f—king nut.”

White has repeatedly taken images at De La Hoya for spreading misinformation about fighter pay amongst completely different statements he’s made regarding the UFC. Clearly White believes on the very least just a few of that is coming straight from Ortiz, who he’s remained at odds with for quite a lot of years even whereas he was competing inside the UFC.

That’s merely one other excuse why White says to be careful when listening to one thing De La Hoya says when it comes to MMA.

“You’ve obtained to thought of each sources,” White said. “Each of the blokes you’re coping with.”



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