YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan Paul said that UFC President Dana White, after learning that he and his brother Jake would be attending the UFC 264 tournament, called and offered tickets for VIPs. According to Logan, this came as a surprise, since Jake constantly criticizes Dana White.
“The day of the UFC fight, I’m sitting on my couch and I see a name pop up on my phone. What did it say? Dana White. Name pops up on my phone: Dana White. I go, ‘What the f*ck?’ I show Jake, he’s sitting right there and it’s 11:00 a.m. and I’m eating breakfast. I’m like, ‘This is weird,’” Paul said (h/t MMAFighting).
“So I answer and I’m not sure what to expect because Jake’s pissed him off. Him and Jake have an ongoing feud. I’ve also come out publicly and said I love Dana White. I just love Dana White — I always have, I always will. He’s a ruthless business man, he’s the head honcho, and I’ve got no beef with him. But I’m not sure how he feels about me because, by default, my relationship with my brother will always take precedence, but if I can be cool with someone I will.
“He calls me and goes, ‘Hey man, is this Logan?’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, what’s up Dana?’ He’s like, ‘You got two tickets, right? I got better seats for you in what’s called billionaire’s row,’ and he says, ‘You’ll have a much better experience.’ I’m like flabbergasted and honored because Dana White is accommodating me, this is fantastic. And I’m like, ‘Sure, thanks Dana,’ and I hung up and Jake was like, ‘That was weird.’”
Recall that the UFC 264 tournament was held on July 10 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The main event of the event was the third fight between American Dustin Poirier and Irishman Conor McGregor.