Here's UFC's Dana White with his "Presidential Address" from UFC Tonight on Fuel TV, addressing Floyd Mayweather's recent comments about Jeremy Lin, and past blatantly racist comments about Manny Pacquiao:
"First of all, what he said I think is racist, he's made a couple racist comments, and yes, Floyd, you're racist with the stuff that you said.
"First of all, Jeremy Lin gets all this credit because he's an Asian player in the NBA, that African-Americans never get? Yeah, he's getting all his praise because he's an Asian guy playing in the NBA. And you say that African-Americans don't get it? Really, Kobe Bryant doesn't get any praise? Michael Jordan never got any praise? The list goes on and on of guys who completely get praised for being great NBA basketball players.
"Not only can he compete, and make it in the NBA, the guy's tearing it up and breaking it records, you knucklehead.
"Second of all, the other thing you said, you said Manny Pacquiao should go make some sushi somewhere. Sushi's from Japan. He's from the Philippines, dummy. Don't worry about what all these other guys are doing, and shooting your big mouth off on Twitter. What you should worry bout is getting in there and making the fight all the boxing fans want to see.
"Get in there and fight Manny Pacquiao. You don't deserve more of the purse. Split that -- if there was ever a fight in history that deserved to be split 50-50, it's the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. Shut up, both of you split the money up, and put on the fight that everybody including me wants to see. Yes, I run the UFC and all this stuff, I'm a boxing fan, and I wanna see this fight, too. And I know I speak for millions and millions of other people. Shut up, and make the fight, Floyd."
I wouldn't call myself a big Dana White fan, but there you go. That's what Dana White has to say.
Floyd Mayweather Jr returns to the ring on May 5 against Miguel Cotto, and Manny Pacquiao is back on June 9 facing Timothy Bradley.