Remember when we told you about UFC President Dana White making GQ’s 25 Biggest Sleazbags in Sports list? Now the full list has been released online, and it turns out White at no. 8 is ranked even higher on the list than one Ray Rice at no. 12, who has been all over the news for knocking out his fiancee (then marrying her).
Here is why Rice made the list at no. 12 (via GQ.com):
Earlier this year, the former Ravens running back knocked his wife unconscious and dragged her body out of an elevator. And he couldn’t even bring himself to drag her all the way out of the elevator. He left her with her feet caught in the doorway; he was that inconsiderate. His apology was almost as awful: “I won’t call myself a failure. Failure is not getting knocked down. It’s not getting up… I want you to know that I’m still the Ray Rice that you know, or used to know, or grown to love.” This is what separates the Ray Rices of the world from your standard, everyday creeps: a remarkable ability to victimize themselves while victimizing others. Folks, do not judge Ray Rice until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes, presumably while dragging your wife behind you.
Keep in mind the full video of Rice and his fiancee had not yet been released at the time of the original printing of this article in the GQ magazine. If it had maybe Ray would have made it higher up on the sleaze list.
Either way, this is why GQ put White on the list at no. 8:
Turns out underpaying your UFC employees, bullying rivals, and generally impersonating Don King as a bald white guy doesn’t do wonders for your charisma!
Say what you will about White, but we’ve never heard of him doing anything like what Rice has done. White is running a business — and I’m not saying I fully agree with the UFC’s pay structure — but I think knocking out your girlfriend is way worse than what they’re accusing White of.
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