Dana White Responds To Reports Gunman Who Shot Eight People Is A UFC Fighter
A man wounded five woman and three men on Friday night after he was denied entry to a bar because he was too drunk.
Local police chief William McManus claims the shooter said: "Don't you know who I am? I'm a UFC fighter from California."
The UFC president was asked about the horrific incident following Saturday's UFC card in Las Vegas.
Dana White responds to San Antonio shooter claiming to be a #UFC fighter:- MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) June 14, 2020
"This world is f**king bananas right now... I hope it's not true."
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Speaking at the post-fight press conference, he said: "How crazy is that sh*t? This world is just f**king bananas right now.
"If you don't think that I didn't hear about that one at 7am this morning. I hope it's not true, but I hear that sh*t all the time.
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"You know how many bald guys walk around this town saying they're me? It's mind boggling. If I told you some of the stories you wouldn't believe them."
He added: "I'm hoping that's the case [with the San Antonio shooter]."
Police say the man grabbed a long rifle from a car across the street then walked back and opened fire outside the bar.
The eight individuals shot were transported to hospitals with a bullet to the back the most serious injury sustained during the shooting.
UPDATE: Several injured in last night's shooting at Rebar in San Antonio. The bar says it has set up a GoFundMe for the victims. pic.twitter.com/bFXYrw63YN- Morgan Burrell (@Morgan_Burrell) June 13, 2020
The UFC, meanwhile, have over 500 fighters on its books as they hold events behind closed doors in America due to the coronavirus crisis.
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