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‘You’re The Man, Bro’: Trump Gets Massive Applause From UFC Crowd And Praise From Winning Fighters


Donald Trump was in New Jersey Saturday for a UFC fight, marking one of his first public appearances since being found guilty of nearly three dozen felony counts by a Manhattan jury.

Despite the best efforts of his leftist critics, the conviction seemed to have done little to quell the public’s support for Trump’s bid for a second term in the White House.

As Fox News reported:

Donald Trump appeared at UFC 302 and received a huge ovation from the fans at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday night as fans awaited the main event featuring Dustin Poirier challenging for Islam Makhachev’s UFC Lightweight Championship.

Trump walked into the arena with UFC president Dana White. He also stopped for a second to greet comedian Theo Von. Trump shook the hands of some fans and waved to the crowd.

The former president then took his spot just outside the UFC Octagon and readied to watch the main card.

Clips of Trump’s appearance at the fight spread far and wide on social media.

He even received some love from the victorious fighters from the evening’s bouts.

The most notable shout-out came from Sean Strickland after his defeat of Paulo Costa, as the New York Post reported:

“President Trump, you’re the man, bro,” Strickland said in a post-match interview with Joe Rogan after his win. “It is a damn travesty what they are doing to you. I’ll be donating to you, my man.”

The majority of the spectators in the arena also showed their support for Trump.

“The round of applause he’s getting right now is pretty staggering,” Rogan said on the broadcast when Trump entered the arena.

Here’s a clip of Strickland’s remarks:



 

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