Sep 9, 2023; Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA; UFC President Dana White speaks at a press conference after the fight of Israel Adesanya and Sean Strickland during UFC 293 at Qudos Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasmin Frank-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Demands Public Apology from USADA Amid McGregor Controversy

McGregor saga intensifies as UFC calls out anti-doping agency

UFC Demands Apology from USADA Over McGregor Allegations

The relationship between UFC and USADA takes a controversial turn as the former demands a public apology from the anti-doping agency regarding claims about Conor McGregor.

Hunter Campbell, UFC’s Chief Business Officer, vehemently stated that USADA had exploited McGregor’s name to push a “false narrative”. The heart of the controversy lies in the drug testing saga involving McGregor, with USADA revealing certain claims about the fighter. The UFC has described these claims as “disgusting” and feels that the anti-doping agency has misused its position.

From the other side, many fighters and industry experts have been voicing their opinions, leading to a massive discourse within the MMA community. While the exact nature of the claims remains undisclosed to the public, the UFC’s fierce response indicates the gravity of the situation.

The dispute marks a significant strain in the UFC-USADA partnership. As legal threats loom and the demand for a public apology intensifies, the MMA world waits with bated breath to see how this drama unfolds.

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