Absent from the occasion, Dana White nonetheless rigorously adopted UFC Paris, the scene of Ciryl Gane’s large victory by KO. The boss of the federation returned to this loopy night, the first of the prestigious MMA league in France, with robust phrases!
As an completed businessman, he is aware of higher than anybody that an organization’s first steps into a brand new market are sometimes essential. As such, Dana White needed to hold a watch on the progress of UFC Paris. Although absent from the Accor Arena, the president of the group was in a position to rejoice on this historic night, which turned out to be an important success.
Without a significant hiccup, the occasion certainly saved all its guarantees proper to the finish. The essential occasion between Ciryl Gane and Tai Tuivasa, for instance, provided an important present to the 20,000 or so followers current, who ensured the ambiance from begin to end. After providing a first strong reaction on Twitterthe large boss spoke once more on this topic on Tuesday, and in a really notable method.
Filled with UFC Paris, Dana White’s large announcement
On the sidelines of his Contenders Series, White was invited to return to UFC Paris, which he solely spoke nicely of in entrance of journalists:
It was superb. The power was certainly amongst the most monumental and spectacular we have now ever acquired in our historical past. There have been lots of requests for occasions which were turned down in France in the previous and frustration with that, and we felt it on Saturday.
Indeed, greater than the spectacle provided by the varied fighters, Dana was above all received over by the French public, whose information of the sport vastly seduced him:
The factor I’m most proud of is whenever you go to markets like France and see how educated the followers are. All the little strikes that may be achieved on the floor, folks had been reacting to it. And that is what I like.
More usually, the UFC boss is delighted with the occasions organized on European soil, which stand out positively from these disputed elsewhere in the world:
The ambiance is completely different in Europe. You know the way good it’s right here (in the US), however in Europe the followers are completely different. They sing, they chant issues… It’s a special power. It is enjoyable. I at all times inform individuals who have by no means seen a combat in Europe that they should do it in any respect prices.
After having delivered so many praises, White logically affirmed that his federation will once more set down its suitcases in France in the future… on a number of events, and never solely in the capital!
We have but to find out what the subsequent step might be, however you recognize us. We like to export. We’ll most likely go to a different metropolis, possibly for a Fight Night, and we’ll return to Paris for an enormous pay-per-view.
In the unknown earlier than the night of September 3, Dana White got here out delighted and impressed by the French followers. What promise a future return of the UFC in France, for which he will definitely await an equally sizzling ambiance!