UFC president Dana White examined optimistic for COVID-19 this week and is at present in isolation in his Las Vegas residence, he mentioned on “The Jim Rome Podcast” on Wednesday.
White, 52, mentioned he and his quick household examined optimistic after spending the Thanksgiving vacation collectively in Maine. White resides in Las Vegas, however was born within the Northeast and ceaselessly visits his property in Maine.
White confirmed on the podcast that he’s vaccinated, and mentioned he consulted his shut pal and UFC commentator Joe Rogan for recommendation after his prognosis. The UFC president mentioned he’s already feeling higher and desires to attend a UFC Struggle Evening occasion on Saturday in Las Vegas if he is ready to check unfavorable.
“You’re supposed to remain residence and avoid different individuals for 10 days,” White mentioned on the podcast. “That’s what I’m doing. If I check unfavorable, then I’ll completely, positively be there. I’ll preserve testing each two days till I’m unfavorable after which I’m going to get again to work ASAP.”
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When it comes to scheduling competitors, White was one of the crucial aggressive commissioners in sports activities throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The UFC partnered with the federal government of Abu Dhabi within the United Arab Emirates to maintain dwell occasions occurring Struggle Island throughout the pandemic in 2020, in addition to internet hosting occasions at its Apex facility in Las Vegas.
White mentioned he referred to as Rogan instantly after his optimistic check and has taken a monocular antibody remedy, NAD drip, vitamin drip and dose of ivermectin. White mentioned he seems like “1,000,000 bucks” and is understanding a number of occasions per day. He mentioned he quickly misplaced his sense of scent.
The UFC has three dwell occasions scheduled for the remainder of 2021. Along with this weekend’s UFC Struggle Evening occasion on the Apex, the corporate has a UFC 269 pay-per-view on its books for Dec. 11 at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas, in addition to a closing UFC Struggle Evening on Dec. 18 on the Apex.
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