Dana White's mother, June White, recently published a tell-all book on Dana White's life story thus far through her eyes; his "dark ages", his meteoric rise and the very changed person he seems to have become.
A few pages are available for free, at http://www.smashwords.com/extreader/read/59281/9/dana-white-king-of-mma, but indeed this is one of the few MUST-READ e-Books i have come across.
A truly in-depth look at Dana White, from the eyes of a person who knows him the best.
As early as when the UFC had just begun to turn around and the company was making a profit, I could see changes in Dana that bothered me. I would always tell him, "Keep your feet on the ground. Remember who you are and where you came from. Don’t let your head get so big you can’t fit through a doorway."
He always responded the same way: "You do not have to ever worry about that."
These negative changes in Dana became more and more noticeable. I kept hoping Dana would recognize that he was becoming a different person, that there seemed to be a correlation between his increasing wealth and his increasing unkindness to those around him. I thought he would take a step back and look at what it was he was doing to friends and family. As his mom, if anyone could or should say something, I felt it would be me. Indeed, most people take advice from their moms as constructive, at least as well intended. In an e-mail, I told my son that I wanted my old Dana back. I felt like aliens had abducted my Dana and replaced him with this other person I really did not know. I assumed he would at least think about what I had said and about what it was, he was doing, but his response was the furthest thing from stepping back and thinking about what I had just told him.
Dana immediately e-mailed me back: "Who the fuck do you think you are, talking to me like that? No one talks to me that way."
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