Dana White Won’t Punish Fighters For Using Gay Slurs At UFC 293 ‘We Make Mistakes’

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UFC president Dana White won’t punish the two fighters for using homophobic slurs at UFC 293.

On Saturday night, Charles Radtke used a gay slur while bashing the Aussie crowd after his win against Blood Diamond.

“F— all you f—-ts in the crowd, come down here and get some you p—y a– b—”’

Later in the night, Manel Kape dropped a homophobic slur while blasting rival Kai Kara-France during his post-fight speech.

“All you teammates is a bunch of f—-s”

Both fighters apologized after their fight, and White said he didn’t force them to apologize. White also said he would not be punishing them .

“I think these guys get a little excited, and you make bad mistakes. You know me, we didn’t run over to him and say ‘you better apologize’ – he [Kape] did that on his own when he got backstage. He was embarrassed and got caught up in the moment.

“We make mistakes, I am not holier than thou either, we’ve all been in positions where we’ve made mistakes, and like I always say, it’s how you recover from it and how you carry yourself after.

“I’m sure some people will accept his apology and some people won’t.”


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