"F**king weird" - Dana White ruthlessly calls out TWO fighters after shocking UFC 294 revelation
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Dana White called out TWO of his own fighters after a pair of UFC 294 combatants made a shocking revelation following the Abu Dhabi event.
Islam Makhachev knocked out Alexander Volkanovski in the first round of their UFC lightweight championship bout to defend his title.
He was supposed to face Paulo Costa until he withdrew after undergoing elbow surgery following a staph infection.
Despite not competing on the card, the Brazilian threw some punches as he defended himself from a crazed-fan in a crazy brawl.
Costa wasn't the only UFC 294 participant to suffer from a staph infection as Victoria Dudakova and Mike Breeden also had to deal with it.
But Dudakova and Breeden, who both missed weight, inexplicably fought with a staph infection in their respective bouts against Jinh Yu Frey and Anshul Jubli.
Dudakova edged out Frey while Breeden stopped Jubli - and both fighters revealed they had been suffering from a staph infection during their post-fight press conferences.
The staph infection revelation from Dudakova and Breeden angered UFC CEO White, who was furious with both fighters for lying - calling their actions 'f**king weird'.
Asked if he needs to change UFC's medical policies to avoid a similar situation in the future, he replied: “No. I mean, if you look at how many fights - we basically do fights every single Saturday. Here’s one of the things: if you’re gonna lie and hide injuries like that, lie all the way home."
The 54-year-old added: "Why are you gonna lie and do that and then sit up here and say, 'I had a staph infection.' It’s just a very f**king weird thing to do, to be honest with you. Very weird."
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