UFC President Dana White has infuriated fans after signing a $100 million sponsorship deal with Bud Light, a beer brand that promotes transgender issues. Bud Light suffered serious financial losses after teaming up with over-the-top trans activist and Tik Tok star Dylan Mulvaney.
This week, the UFC announced Tuesday that it has selected Bud Light to sponsor the program for the next six years in a $100 million deal.
“Anheuser-Busch and Bud Light were the original beer sponsors of the UFC over 15 years ago, and we are proud to announce that we are back in business together again,” White said in a statement Tuesday. mentioned in.
“There are many reasons why I chose Anheuser-Busch and Bud Light, but most importantly, I feel that we are very aligned when it comes to our core values and what the UFC brand stands for. I’m looking forward to all the great things we’ll do in the coming years,” White explained.
But fans quickly weighed Blames Dana White for giving Bud Light the spotlight as its new UFC partner. Many felt that White was a “sellout” and that the contract was a “slap in the face” to all UFC fans. He was among those calling for a boycott of UFC events.
Asked about the growing controversy surrounding his choices, White hit back at his critical fans, labeling opponents as “idiots,” “assholes” and “fucking idiots.”
White weighed in on the naysayers in his comments after “Powerslap 5” on Wednesday. TMZ report.
Mr White scoffed at “dummies” who claimed new sponsorship deals were “all about money”, pointing out that “of course” all sponsorship deals involve money.
He also criticized those who appear to think a deal with Bud Light is a last resort, saying it’s “ridiculous” to think Bud Light is the only brand coming forward for sponsorship. ” he said.
“Everyone involved in this transaction, the other brewers and everyone else, knows absolutely, unequivocally that this is not about money for me,” White said. “No matter who I dated, I was going to get the money in the end.”
He also reiterated that he signed with Anheuser-Busch because the company’s “values” align with his own.
He went on to say that AB and Bud Light have donated millions of dollars to the families of fallen police officers and soldiers, are great supporters of American farmers, and are supporting others on these issues. He said they are doing more than any other beer brand.
White also targeted people who claimed to be reading a script about Anheuser-Busch’s greatness.
“I saw some other fuckers today saying, ‘Oh, it’s like I wrote a script for what I’m going to say.’ Nobody scripts me. Nobody tells me what to say. I can’t tell you what to do. So far.”
While it’s true that AB InBev has been very supportive of the causes White mentioned, even more funding goes to radical LGBTQ activists who are spreading their policies throughout schools and targeting their efforts directly at America’s children. We are investing a lot of money. And they’ve been doing this for decades.
Teaming up with cartoonish transgender activist Dylan Mulvaney was just the last straw for many beer drinkers. The ad campaign was short-lived, and Bud Light was dethroned as America’s best-selling beer as the pure organic boycott got into full swing.