Dana White is furious over the Herb Dean and Dan Hardy controversy, from UFC Fight Island 3. Expressed his annoyance and disseminated a warning out load.
Dan Hardy made an intervention in a preliminary match at UFC Fight Island 3, and told the referee Herb Dean to stop the match, after which a confrontation ensued between the commentator (Hardy) and the official. On the night, it was speculated that Herb Dean made a judgement error and prolonged the Francisco Trinaldo and Jai Herbert, fight unnecessarily.
After the fight, Herb Dean made a clarification video. However, the debate was still hovering, whether it was indeed a bad stoppage by Dean. The matter is now finally addressed by the UFC president, Dana White, who on Friday, mentioned Dan Hardy, and made raging comments in relation to how things transpired at UFC Fight Island 3.
Dana White’s Statement
Here’s what White said “I want to make this very clear. If you work for me and you approach a judge or, or referee, or any type of official, ‘I will Fire You‘. You will lose your job, and never work for me ever again”.
Dana Said, “Nobody has, has the right to,,if you,,,listen you want to criticise judges. You want to criticise referees, you didn’t agree with a decision or things like that, ‘We love Dan’ you know, Dan got emotiona(l). And, and, and the problem is now, with this setup, it’s a lot easier to do, okay, it’s a lot easier to interact with everybody! From the fighters, to the refs, to the media, and everybody.” White continued with his stern words, and stated, “If you work for me at any capacity, and you approach, a referee, or a Judge, or an official ‘I will Fire You That Night On The Spot’. That, That can never happen here ever again”
Dana White issued a similar warning to fighters as well. And communicated, any indiscipline of this regard, from the fighters’ part, will only culminate in them receiving their marching orders from the UFC.
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