UFC president Dana White said he has spoken to Tyron Woodley following the welterweight champion’s comments on Monday and that fences seem to be mended.
UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had a lot to say on The MMA Hour Monday in regards to the criticism he received from UFC president Dana White.
After Woodley’s title defense against Demian Maia at UFC 214, White laid into Woodley and his approach to the fight. On top of that, White also awarded an opportunity to fight the returning Georges St-Pierre to middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Woodley responded in a big way on Monday afternoon, questioning the future relationship between the two.
White, in a brief statement to TMZ, says essentially, that all is well between the two.
“Woodley and I talked and he said he was just pissed and upset and didn’t mean it,” White said.
When TMZ reached out to Woodley, the welterweight champion did not refute the statement of the UFC president.
“We good,” Woodley said in response.
White was very critical of Woodley’s performance in Anaheim, California and put the champion on blast during the UFC 214 post-fight press conference.
“You ask fans if they want to see Woodley fight again, I think that will be a flat-out no,” White said after the event on Saturday night. “Who wants to pay