California legislators ask for a strong punishment for the manager after beating his wife

After TMZ released a video showing Dana WhitePresident of UFC, slapping his wife in a bar of Los Cabosthe manager has been under scrutiny where many have called for his dismissal.

California lawmakers have called for him to resign as president of UFC in an open letter. Also, US Senator Nancy Skinner y Cecilia Aguilar-Curry, Assembly member, stated that every day that Dana White’s actions go unexplained, his silence grows more penetrating and disturbing.

“We write with deep concern about the recent violent video we have seen online of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president, Dana White. We care deeply about intimate partner violence, and have seen how intimate partner violence affects the lives of children and families. Most importantly, we are deeply aware of the impact our actions have on the minds of young people. That is why we are clear: we are calling for the immediate dismissal of Mr. White as president of the UFC”, reads the statement.

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“My wife and I went out on Saturday night on New Year’s Eve and unfortunately that’s what happened. They have heard me say for years that there is never, ever an excuse for a man to put his hands on a woman, and now here I am on TMZ talking about it,” said the president of the company in an interview for the aforementioned medium, who He posted the video on his official channels.

The boss of UFC He assured that the most complicated part of the situation has been thinking about his three children; “My wife and I have been married for almost 30 years, we have known each other since we were 12 years old. Obviously we’ve been through a lot together, we have three children and this is one of those situations that is horrible. I’m embarrassed, but it’s also one of those situations where right now we’re more concerned about our children.”

“Despite White’s attempt to control the narrative, his decision to physically assault his wife raises questions about whether the UFC president is fit to continue running the world’s largest mixed martial arts organization. It’s hard to imagine a commissioner of a major sports league like the NBA o la NFL beating his partner without facing significant consequences,” journalist Karim Zinedine wrote in his column in the Guardian newspaper.

White He spoke hours after the video was released and thus clarified the situation, in which it is observed that he and his wife exchanged blows; “There was a lot of alcohol involved, but that’s no excuse. You’ve heard me say for years, ‘there’s never an excuse for a man to get his hands on a woman,’ and now here I am at TMZ talking about it. This is one of those situations that is horrible, I am ashamed. Right now, we are more concerned about our children.”

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