Dana White is known to be a very controversial figure when it comes to the proper payment of UFC stars. He was called out for this fact many times by the likes of Jake Paul. However, it cannot be dismissed that Dana White has made UFC what it is today as it remains the most popular promotion for MMA in the world right now. The world of MMA has certainly grown exponentially since its humble beginnings a couple of decades ago.

AEW President Tony Khan has made a lot of friends in various industries over the years. It seems UFC President Dana White is one of them now.

While speaking on My Mom’s Basement with Robbie Fox, Tony Khan talked about his surprising friendship with Dana White. He also revealed a hilarious voice mail from Dana White after White learned that Khan had won the Wrestling Observer Newsletter‘s Promoter Of The Year award for 2020. 

“Today Dave Meltzer wrote a story about me going to Jacksonville,” White is heard saying in the voicemail. “And he’s like, obviously completely against it. And he says, ‘For all the people that were bitchin’ and wondering why Dana White didn’t win Promoter Of The Year last year, now you know’. And I’m like, ‘If I didn’t win, who the f*ck won?’ I looked it up and it was you. I was like, ‘Well, if somebody’s gonna win it, let it be f**kin’ Tony’.”

Dana White also previously wished Tony Khan all the success in the world. With both UFC and AEW seeing great success in the past few months, it seems their friendship continues to grow stronger.

h/t to Wrestling Inc for the quotes.

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