We’ve known each other since we were very little, and this was just one of those unfortunate situations.” White’s wife also released a statement to TMZ blaming alcohol for the reason their confrontation turned physical. These major stakeholders in the UFC are best positioned to hold White accountable, but they don’t seem particularly motivated to get involved. He knew ahead of time, because I reached out to him to let him know I would be talking about this this morning. I don’t know. I don’t know.