Sport Dana White not worried about Conor McGregor after Machine Gun Kelly incident: 'Crazy sh*t happens in the fight business'
Conor McGregor Shades Machine Gun Kelly After VMAs Altercation: 'Little Vanilla Boy Rappers'
"Nothing happened with me, I only fight real fighters, people that actually fight, you know what I mean," Conor McGregor told Entertainment Tonight While speaking to Variety's Marc Malkin backstage, Kelly declined to comment on the "scuffle" and exasperatedly covered Malkin's mic. "We're not allowed to say," demurred Fox.
Dana White has spoken to both parties involved in a recent altercation on the red carpet.
Earlier this week, former UFC double champion Conor McGregor hadwith recording artist Machine Gun Kelly at the MTV Music Video Awards in Brooklyn, N.Y.
While the cause of their run-in is still unclear, the UFC president communicated with both McGregor and MGK, who attends the promotion’s events frequently as a guest.
“I talked to both actually,” White told MMA Junkie and other reporters in attendance at the UFC Apex following Tuesday’s DWCS. “They’re all good now. (It was) A misunderstanding, or whatever it was.”
Conor McGregor, Machine Gun Kelly part of odd fight at VMAs
Conor McGregor's fighting career may be in jeopardy, but that apparently isn't stopping him from getting into a scrap or two outside of the octagon. © Anthony Behar It is still unclear what happen on the red carpet at this year's MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, as the Irish MMA fighter got into what looked like a physical altercation with American rapper Machine Gun Kelly. Conor McGregor threw a drink at Machine Gun Kelly at the VMA's (via laurademytrk/IG) pic.twitter.
On Tuesday, McGregor said hetowards MGK following their interaction, but his behavior outside of the cage between fights has raised a few flags considering his history of incidents in the past.
“Guys, this is the fight business,” White responded when asked if there was concern about McGregor’s behavior. “I got 700 lunatics under contract here. What do you guys think – these are the things that happen sometimes. This isn’t Microsoft. We’re in a crazy f*ckin’ business here.
“I think we all know Conor’s personality and we got some guys that were like that. These guys are fighters and this is the fight business. Crazy sh*t happens in the fight business.”
It appears cooler heads have prevailed among all involved, but White also hinted that there are many other things that occur on a regular basis behind the scenes with his fighters that would pique the public’s interest if they knew about them.
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“There’s all the sh*t that you guys know about because it happens in public,” White continued. “Nevermind the sh*t you don’t know about that happens every day.”Loading...
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