UFC front man Dana White is rarely one to shy away from self promotion, so it was a little surprising to hear earlier this month his announcement (via Twitter, natch) that he would be ending his regular video blogs on YouTube. What could possibly be the reason for such uncharacteristic restraint from White? Gee, it wouldn’t have anything to do with calling reporter Loretta Hunt a “f–ing dumb bitch,” would it? Or perhaps that advertisers, TV producers, and most of the non-tribal-tatted world frowns upon such vile, misogynistic behavior?
Well, not according to White, who held his traditional pre-fight press conference extravaganza yesterday in anticipation of UFC 102. Of course not. So what was the pesky reason behind dropping one of his most popular features among MMA meatheads?
It’s the economy, stupid! Hey, at least he didn’t blame it on swine flu.