Dana White gives his take on the USADA/McGregor situation: “I don’t give a …”
In order to compete in the UFC, fighters must have been present in the USADA testing pool for six months and have submitted two negative tests.
According to several reports, UFC superstar Conor McGregor is not yet in the testing pool ahead of his upcoming fight against Michael Chandler, which means that the promotion is running out of time booking the fight during 2023.
At the UFC 286 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White gave his take on the ongoing situation.
“Have you ever heard of (UFC senior VP of athlete health and performance) Jeff Novitzky? Ask him these questions. I don’t give a shit about any of that stuff anymore. That’s his problem. I don’t get involved in the drug testing situation whatsoever. I know nothing about it, and I don’t want to know nothing about it. I leave it to the expert. He’s the expert in this thing, and you guys call him and interview him anytime about it.”
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Conor McGregor: “I’m not rushing nothing”
“The Notorious” himself recently gave his take on the USADA testing pool.
“I’m not rushing nothing,” Conor McGregor said (via Aaron Bronsteter). “There’s hurdles and whatnot, but we’re in constant communication and there’s an interview scheduled and a meeting happens and then it will be official. But the six months thing, what they had said was two clean tests and off I go, so I assume it won’t be too long.”
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