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UFC Prez Dana White

We Should Be in the

Olympics!

8/5/2012 6:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0805_dana_white_video_tmzUFC president Dana White doesn't think a guy with a prosthetic limb can compete in UFC -- a la Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius -- but he does think it's time for his sport to become an Olympic one.

Last night outside Mr. Chow, White talked about whether or not an amputee could make it in the UFC ... since Nick Newell, who has no left hand, is undefeated in the XFC and South African sprinter Pistorius, a double amputee, competed in the Olympics. 

White wasn't sure that could happen ... but he did make his case to make UFC an Olympic sport.

So we ask ...

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16.

Charles    

The UFC is just an organization. The sport is called MMA.

746 days ago
17.

Get back to work!    

Only if you allow women to compete, Dana White. Jacka$$!

745 days ago
18.

FastNOC    

Ugh....

you morons that report this stuff are just sad. The UFC is NOT a sport, it is an organization that exploits the SPORT of Mixed Martial Arts or 'mma'.

744 days ago
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Teej    

The UFC is not a sport, the sport is MMA.

Funny how he said he doesn't know who the XFC is, yet they just signed Jamie Varner to the UFC FROM the XFC and has picked up several other fighters from the younger promotion. Nick Newell, the XFC Fighter in question tried out for the TUF house a year or so back also. Dana just doesnt like to give credit to anyone...which is fine bc none is needed for the XFC to keep succeeding. Their last show was sold out and phenomenal. The UFC fights are slowly going downhill thanks to oversaturation. Time for the next generation to step in.

UFC in the olympics, hilarious! Would like to see jiu jitsu though.

742 days ago
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