While White fears that a change in administration would also mean a change in UFC fortunes after being so closely tied to Trump, he doesn’t show it.
“I don’t think Biden even knows who I am,” White said during the DWCS 34 post-fight press conference at UFC Apex. “I don’t think Biden knows who Biden is.”
White’s relationship with Trump wasn’t the only MMA-related connection to Tuesday’s election, which took place at the federal, state and local levels. A UFC Hall of Fame member has been elected, as Tito Ortiz was elected to city council in his hometown of Huntington Beach, Calif., Taking first place in a pool of 15 candidates vying for three seats open and winning a four-year term.
White and Ortiz have clashed over the years, with White frequently questioning Ortiz’s intelligence. But he resisted the opportunity to take a look at it on Saturday.
“Good for him,” White said when asked about Ortiz’s victory. “Good for him. “