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Dana White on retracted Suh suspension: 'You gotta stand by it'

Dana White shared in the disbelief of many fans over the NFL reducing Ndamukong Suh's suspension for stepping on Aaron Rogers.

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Since his first season in the league, Ndamukong Suh has been something of a notorious figure for his on and off field behavior. Even among his peers, Suh is considered one of the dirtiest players in the league, having racked up over $200,000 in fines for various offenses. Most recently, he came under the ire of the league for stepping on Aaron Rogers' leg as Rogers lay, prone, on the turf during the Packers/Lions game last weekend. The NFL responded to his actions by suspending him for the first round of the playoffs. Suh, appealed the suspension and had it reduced to a $70,000 fine.

Fox Sports caught up with UFC president Dana White, to get his take on Suh's actions:

Foot stomps are legal in the UFC, they're absolutely legal. But, if he intentionally stepped on him... You know, everybody's trying to protect their quarterback, especially this late in the season and that's dirty. That's about as dirty as it gets.

White, also spoke about the NFL's decision to retract Suh's suspension, in favor of a fine:

How do you retract it after you suspend them? That's a tough one. You know, once you lay the suspension down, you gotta stand by it.

And while, to no one's surprise, he's picking the Patriots to win the Super Bowl this year, he's still picking a hobbled Aaron Rogers to meet them in the big game:

Oh, it's gonna be the Patriots and, probably, I gotta go with Green Bay.
Even though Rogers got stomped on, I'm still going with Green Bay.

You can check out the interview below:

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