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Dana White pissed after corrupt NY politician released early

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  1. Memeojima Brown Belt

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    Just woke up but basically UFC had the votes in NY but Sheldon Silver was talking cash to stop it at the time.
    Despite his prominent role in preventing mixed martial arts from being legalized in New York, most of the sport’s fans probably never heard of Sheldon Silver.
    Silver is the corrupt former politician who, as the speaker of the New York State Assembly, repeatedly blocked legislation that would have legalized MMA in the state. What was more galling is that the votes were there, in both the state assembly and the state senate, for many years before it finally passed after Silver was indicted and removed from his position.
    It was one person, who was convicted of kickback schemes that benefitted him by millions of dollars. He was convicted in 2015, given a new trial and convicted again in 2018. He was sentenced to six years, and was due for release in 2026.
    https://sports.yahoo.com/dana-white...-of-sheldon-silver-from-prison-225428658.html
     
  2. RileyReidsPlug Banned Banned

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    Dana can suck a fart
     
  3. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I think Dana is pissed because this corrupt politician is not in his pocket, unlike The ones In Vegas.

    The UFC has no friends in New York.

    They always have to fight to do what they want there.
     
  4. dc007 mr. white belt

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    Corrupt politician commits crimes and gets released early? Not surprised mutherfuckers.
     
  5. kflo Titanium Belt

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    lol. you guys are mad at dana for this.....lol
     
  6. textwarrior Brown Belt

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    Good information. New York was hard to get sanctioned and I use to wonder why once UFC made it wrestling based rules and limited striking ways why New York was taking so long. Figures, he was just a corrupt politician.
     
  7. Fatback96 Black Belt

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    Dana would be happy if the politician was supportive of UFC.
     
  8. Johnnny Purple Belt

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  9. D'z Me against 40 of you?...A fair fight! -Big L Yellow Card

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    But Giuliani, he's the exception right?o_O
     
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    I taught that Trump and White were buddies?
     
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    Surprised the cunt did a day in jail tbh.
     
  12. slow17motion White Belt

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    Many of the responses here are extremely cringe-worthy.

    First of all, the "whuddabout Giuliani" crowd needs to stop. Whataboutisms are never good, in general, but you're presuming to read people's minds regarding Giuliani, as the people who dislike Silver might dislike Giuliani as well. But, let's be clear, Silver is a convicted criminal. Giuliani, thus far, isn't.

    Second, it's really idiotic to be angry at Dana for expressing frustration that a man can't serve a measly six year sentence when he lied, cheated, and stole from voters. There is a reason Silver was in jail. Dana is a dick, but he's not the bad guy in this situation.
     
  13. Dreyga2000 STOP TREATING SPECULATION AS FACT!!!

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    You suprised? There are people in this forum that believe the UFC arranges murders
     
  14. skylolow Silver Belt

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    That dude cost the UFC a lot of money directly and indirectly over the years trying to get MMA sanction in New York it's pretty easy to see why he'd be pissed as I'm sure most New Yorkers are.
     
  15. avenue94 Brown Belt

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    It was because the Fertitas kept trying to fuck with a culinary union in their casino, so labor in NY gave the UFC the finger in retaliation.

    Notice Dana isn't pissed at the guy for being corrupt, it's just for the UFC fiasco lol.
     
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  16. Kvothe_the_kingkiller Brown Belt

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    But he probably thinks Michael Flynn is a "hero"....
     
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  17. GoldenSnitch Banned Banned

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    and all that money and time campaigning for Jon Jones early return
     
  18. dogsdonutsdragons Green Belt

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    they probably should have waited until the sport wasn't so corrupt and against the athletes to legalize it anyway. ufc has to much power. take them down rebuild it for the fighters.
     
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    UFC nuttgubblers on this forum are not going to like your comment. To them the fighters are asking for too much.
     
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  20. dogsdonutsdragons Green Belt

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    thats because dana white is everyones daddy for some reason and they buy all his crap
     

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