Watch Dana White’s Opening Speech At 2017 UFC Athlete’s Retreat

The 2017 ‘UFC Athlete’s Retreat’ is currently underway at the company’s new state-of-the-art Headquarters in Las Vegas, with every single fighter on the roster having been invited to attend the three day even along with UFC president Dana White and owner Ari Emanuel.

During his speech White made a point of thanking former UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta for originally envisaging the 180,000 square-foot facility, and Ari Emanuel for agreeing to foot the bill for it, acknowledging that must have been, “a difficult decision.”

Watch White’s full speech below.

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