President Trump Offers UFC Support In Video Message
In a video message played during UFC 249, President Donald Trump offered his support to the promotion for returning to live action.
UFC president Dana White and President Donald Trump have maintained a close friendship over the years.
With White and the UFC becoming the first American sports promotion to return to live action Saturday night with UFC 249, Trump offered his support.
“I want to congratulate (UFC President) Dana White and the UFC,” Trump said in a video message played during the event. “They’re going to have a big match. We love it. We think it’s important. Get the sports leagues back. Let’s play. Do the social distancing and whatever else you have to do. We need sports. We want our sports back. Congratulations to Dana White and UFC.”