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Dana White's Revealing Response When Asked If Hasbulla Could Fight In The UFC

Nasir Jabbar

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Dana White's Revealing Response When Asked If Hasbulla Could Fight In The UFC

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Dana White doesn't think Hasbulla will fight in the UFC, but says the promotion will 'definitely do something' with the social media sensation.

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Hasbulla is on Fight Island to attend this weekend's UFC 267 to support Islam Makhachev, who faces Dan Hooker in a crunch lightweight bout on the main-card.

He's set for a big meeting with the UFC president and has warned Hooker ahead of his bout against Makhachev.

But could the 18-year-old make the transition to the famed Octagon following his incredible rise on Twitter and Instagram?

Well, White isn't sure if he'll book Hasbulla in a UFC fight - but said they'll definitely do something with him.

Asked if Hasbulla will fight in the UFC, White replied: "I don't know if he'll fight in the UFC, but he's definitely gonna do something with us."

Hasbulla has already made an impact on UFC 267 as he called out Hooker after the New Zealand fighter pledged his support for Adbu Rozik.

'The Hangman' said: "Who's the other bloke? Who's the guy on my team? Abdu! Abdu's on my team," he joked with reporters.

"I've got a horse in the race now. I'm training my boy Abdu, no word of a lie.

"Abdu's on my team and Hasbulla can be on his (Makhachev's) team. He's picked his horse, he's picked the losing horse. Game on baby."

To which 'Mini Khabib' replied: "Dan Hooker, listen to me my brother. Smash you, be careful."

His Instagram video was accompanied by a caption aimed at Hooker and Rozik.

"My brother [Islam Makhachev] will smash you and I will smash your boy, [Abdu Rozik]," reads the message.

Topics: Hasbulla, UFC, Dana White

Nasir Jabbar
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