Dana praises Poatan's professionalism after Brazilian agrees to 'save' UFC 303 at the last minute

President does not mince words and highlights great opportunities that the organization's belt brings to champions

Despite the event being hosted in Saudi Arabia and featuring middleweights (up to 83,9kg.) Alex Poatán It is still an important topic at a press conference. Asked by a reporter present about his opinion regarding the Brazilian having accepted a last-minute invitation to fight in UFC 303, on June 29, Dana White did not hesitate to praise and recognize the athlete's professionalism.

“See how hard this guy fought, how popular he is. We called him while he was on holiday in Australia, having several sponsor commitments. When you accept (proposals) the way this guy does, when you fight the way he fights, when you have control over him, that's how things work. You explode and have several opportunities. I say it all the time: that belt opens a lot of doors”, declared Dana at a press conference.

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Called up in a hurry to defend his light heavyweight belt (up to 93kg) in the UFC 303, Alex Poatán did not miss an opportunity to take revenge against Jiri Prochazka on June 29th. Ready to replace Conor McGregor e Michael chandler In the main fight of the event, the fighters were the target of positive messages from fans after Dana White's bombshell announcement.

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