Dana White: Ken Shamrock and I have ‘squashed our beef’

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

UFC President Dana White and Ken Shamrock have finally ended their bitter feud

The long-lasting feud between UFC President Dana White and MMA legend Ken Shamrock appears to have come to an end, according to TMZ.com.

The two media magnets have engaged in a war or words for the past few years, bitterly arguing over a variety of topics including fighter pay, PPV points past fights and much more.

However, their relationship appears to be taking a turn for the better. In a recent interview with Submission Radio, Shamrock divulged that he is willing to mend his broken relationship with his former employer.

"I would hope so," Ken told Submission Radio. "You know, a life time is a long time to go hating somebody or being angry at somebody. And I may have spoken out at times and been angry at times just as he has been, but you know lately all I'm doing is just trying to make sure that we don't ruin the sport, that we don't lose fighters who are coming in here, putting their bodies on the line and that are basically risking it all to be a professional fighter, and when they get to that level where they've all dreamed to get to and then they walk away with you know, not necessarily empty pockets, but empty pockets when it comes to the amount of money they're getting paid, as opposed to what they're (UFC) making off of these guys. It's not fair and it doesn't matter whether I like Dana or I don't like Dana because it's irrelevant, it's wrong."

Now it seems that the two parties have come together to ‘squash the beef,' as White has informed TMZ.com that he no longer has any issues with Shamrock:

"Ken Shamrock and I spoke and we have squashed our beef."

Shamrock also felt this was the correct decision to make, not just for himself but also for the betterment of the sport.

"It's bigger than us. It's good for the UFC. It's good for the fans."

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