UFC President attacks Mayweather on anti-Pacquiao, anti-Lin tweets

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Dana White challenges Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao, instead of taking the fight to Twitter.

MANILA, Philippines – Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White definitely seemed like he’s had enough of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s theatrics as he went on ‘UFC Tonight.’ White called the undefeated boxer a racist and urged him to make the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight happen.

White initially addressed Mayweather’s racial slurs vs. Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin saying, “Not only can he compete and make it in the NBA, the guy is tearing it up and is breaking records, you knucklehead.”

Mayweather tweeted last week that the hype around Jeremy Lin was all because he’s Asian. He also said that black players do what Lin does ‘every night and don’t get the same praise.’

White thought this comment was absurd and said, ‘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 the guys who completely get praised for being great NBA basketball players.”

Defending Pacquiao

White then turned to the comments Mayweather made on UStream back in September 2010 when he said that he’ll have Pacquiao make sushi for him after beating him on the ring.

“Sushi’s from Japan! He’s (Pacquiao) from the Philippines, dummy!”, White said emphatically.

White capped it off by saying, “Don’t worry about what all these other guys are doing and shooting your big mouth off on Twitter. What you should worry about is getting in there and making the fight that all the boxing fans want to see. Get in there and fight Manny Pacquiao.”

Mayweather has yet to respond to the comments made by White. – Rappler.com