Dana White Calls Trump Omission From UFC 264 Broadcast A 'Massive F*** Up'

Dana White says it was a “massive f*** up” by the UFC for NOT showing former President Donald Trump during the Conor McGregor fight card.

The UFC prez tells TMZ Sports the flub was a mix of his production team dropping the ball, a technical issue, and the unpredictability of live television.

The way Dana explains it … there was a plan in place to show Trump sitting near the Octagon. Cameras were supposed to pan from some big-name celebrities to the former Prez … but things didn’t go according to script.

“We were getting ready to show him right between the co-main and main events, I think you remember that we showed OBJ. We showed OBJ, then it was supposed to go to David Spade, 2 Chainz, and then the president, and we had some kinda glitch in the truck. Then the Conor fight ended up ending in the 2nd round so we never got a chance.”

White continued … “Let me tell you what, massive f*** up by my production team, but ya know, it’s live TV and these things happen.”

We obtained video of DT arriving at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas midway through the main card … and you see Trump being greeted by Dana and getting a nice ovation from the packed crowd.

But, Trump was never seen on the broadcast … leading some to speculate there was something nefarious going on with the ESPN broadcast.

Dana says that’s NOT the case … telling us any former president deserves to be shown on TV, regardless of political affiliation.

While Dana’s obviously upset at his production team … Trump isn’t bothered by his lack of TV face time.

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