Ahead of his appearance on Candace, UFC President Dana White sat down with The Daily Wire for an exclusive interview to discuss the origins of the now famous “Fight Island,” his desite to keep politics out of the UFC, and the Jake Paul situation.
DAILY WIRE: We wanted to talk about “Fight Island” a little bit. You were one of the first sports to come back. What’s the backstory to that? How did that all come together?
DANA WHITE: Obviously, we were trying to figure out how in the United States we could put on a fight. So, we eventually got to a point where — I was telling my lawyer at the time — let’s not worry about federal (government). Let’s worry about state to state. How do we get around the state and do the event?
So, we ended up in California at an Indian reservation because the state can’t mess with them, the federal can. And we got the guys