Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/16/13
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots welcomed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to town on Friday night for their preseason home opener, and at least one special guest was in the house. UFC president Dana White was Robert Kraft‘s special guest at Gillette Stadium for the game on Friday, spending some time pregame down on the field with Kraft. He also stopped and chatted with Patriots’ defensive end Chandler Jones, who just so happens to be the brother of UFC lightheavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones. White is in Boston for a UFC event set for Saturday night at the TD Garden. Former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will fight Chael Sonnen in the main event. Check out photos of White visiting with Kraft and Jones before the game. Me and Mr Kraft coming up with the game plan for 2 night :) @Patriots vs Tampa Bay!!!! http://t.co/AoOqk3mII7— Dana White (@danawhite) August 16, 2013 Another Jones gettin ready to KICK ASS 2 night!!!! @JonnyBones http://t.co/luUxncZZtR— Dana White (@danawhite) August 16, 2013 Have a question for Luke Hughes? Send it to him via Twitter at @LukeFHughes or send it here. Filed under: Headlines, Luke Hughes, New England Patriots, New England Patriots Video

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