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Cris “Cyborg” Issues Apology For Altered Video of Confrontation With Dana White

The issues between Dana White and Cris "Cyborg" continue to dominate headlines, as now the former champ's reporting that the recent video her team shared out was altered.

It remains to be seen if this impacts Dana White’s claim that he will not be offering Cris “Cyborg” a new deal, but the former champ’s apologized for a recent video her team shared out, which dominated headlines.

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Earlier this week, “Cyborg’s” camp shared out a video of her confronting White at UFC 240. In the video, “Cyborg” claimed the UFC President had lied about her willingness to fight Amanda Nunes again. The video did not show the entire conversation between “Cyborg” and White, and as it turns out, not all the subtitles reported what White actually said.

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(via @CrisCyborg) ・・・ Hey guys, I know that many people saw the video of my confrontation with Dana White after UFC 240 that was posted on my official YouTube channel, Twitter account and Instagram account. I want to let everyone know that the video was edited by my Production Team to make it appear as though Dana told me “and listen whenever you hear me saying stuff, I’m not saying …the truth.” Dana did not say that to me, and the subtitles in the video were incorrect. As you can see from the unedited video, Dana actually said “and listen, whenever you hear me saying stuff, I’m not saying negative things about you.” Dana and I have had many disagreements during my career in the UFC, and I have been adamant about standing up for myself in situations where I feel my character and statements have been misrepresented and used against me. But I also take pride in being an honest person and a true professional. I take full responsibility for the actions that resulted in the edited video being posted on my social media accounts. We were wrong, and I have addressed this issue with my Production Team so that it doesn’t ever happen again in the future. ​Finally, I want to apologize to Dana White for posting the video. Even though we will continue to disagree about numerous issues, I will always stand up for doing what is right.

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Thank you, Cris #Repost @criscyborg • • • • • • Hey guys, I know that many people saw the video of my confrontation with Dana White after UFC 240 that was posted on my official YouTube channel, Twitter account and Instagram account. I want to let everyone know that the video was edited by my Production Team to make it appear as though Dana told me “and listen whenever you hear me saying stuff, I’m not saying …the truth.” Dana did not say that to me, and the subtitles in the video were incorrect. As you can see from the unedited video, Dana actually said “and listen, whenever you hear me saying stuff, I’m not saying negative things about you.” Dana and I have had many disagreements during my career in the UFC, and I have been adamant about standing up for myself in situations where I feel my character and statements have been misrepresented and used against me. But I also take pride in being an honest person and a true professional. I take full responsibility for the actions that resulted in the edited video being posted on my social media accounts. We were wrong, and I have addressed this issue with my Production Team so that it doesn’t ever happen again in the future. ​Finally, I want to apologize to Dana White for posting the video. Even though we will continue to disagree about numerous issues, I will always stand up for doing what is right.

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So, this is the latest in a series of incidents and issues between White and “Cyborg” over the years, and it will be interesting to see what impact, if any, this has. On Friday, the UFC released an interview with White, in which he announced the promotion would not match any contract offers that come “Cyborg’s” way.

The Brazilian star faced Felicia Spencer at UFC 240 last weekend, and won the bout via unanimous decision. It was the final fight on “Cyborg’s” contract.

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