Pyfer (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) opened the door for White, being the only fighter to land a UFC contract at Dana White’s Contender Series 47 earlier this summer. Pyfer told him he had nowhere to live, so White gave him enough money to pay for a year’s rent. Pyfer was very grateful.
When asked why he did so, White said it wasn’t the first time he had taken care of a fighter in this way.
“I do a lot for a lot of people I don’t necessarily talk to,” White told reporters at the DWCS 55 post-game press conference. When I got home, he told me he would be homeless. So it won’t happen.”
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In a UFC Fight Night 210 post-fight interview, Pyfer revealed details about how White helped him.
“I told[Shelby]I need to talk to him because I need to thank him because he gave me a house for a year,” Pyfer said. . “He gave me money on the Contender side, and really, it ensured I could live in Dana’s house for the next year. I think he cares about a lot of things by not being bullish that he says sometimes, I don’t know the other story, but how he treated me, he treated me gracefully. I was.
“He is my boss and I want to like him, I want to respect him, I respect him all over the world. there is.”
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