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UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor came under fire from fans and media alike with his offensive (albeit good-natured) tweet regarding UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her UFC 168 opponent Miesha Tate. Considering the UFC has generally fined or suspended their athletes for such incidents, many wondered if the Irish-born star would receive the same treatment. UFC President Dana White spoke with media members on Thursday afternoon regarding the matter, admitting that he was not impressed with McGregor’s tweet and contacted him immediately to inform him to issue an apology to the female athletes. “When I found out about that, I reached out to him [McGregor] and he had already written an apology.” Dana said, “He is a young kid that made a really dumb tweet.” White also stated that he had spoken with both the champ and the title challenger regarding the matter, and that they do not appear to have been offended by the sexual nature of the tweet. Miesha had even gone to...
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