Remember when Nate Diaz slapped UFC president Dana White with the “Stockton Slap?” It was glorious.
In case you don’t remember, we got you…
Well, the slap evidently sealed the deal for Nate to sign on for the Conor McGregor rematch currently scheduled for UFC 202 in August. Official business practice, apparently.
Now Dana has come forward to explain how this slap came into the limelight. Here’s what the UFC boss said on the “UFC Unfiltered Podcast.”
To the quotes!
“We had just left and were heading back to the arena and we were on Crenshaw, and there was a place called the Turf Motel. It just came to me, I said ‘pull the truck over, I want Nate to slap me. And Nate looked at me like, what the f—?’ You should have seen the look on his face when I said that. And then we pulled over and he started slapping away.”
So it was all Dana’s idea? OK, I guess I’ll try to do that next time I have an important business deal. I’ll let you folks know how that goes.
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