President Trump scheduled to attend UFC 244

October 29, 2019

It appears that President Donald Trump will be in attendance at UFC 244 this Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.  According to a tweet by White House Correspondent Anni Karni, the President will be in New York to attend the event featuring Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal.

According to a Kevin Iole tweet last week, White was having dinner with the President.

President Trump last made a public appearance at a sporting event this past Sunday night as he appeared in a suite at the Washington Nationals-Houston Astros World Series Game 5.  He was loudly booed and viral video showed fans chanting “lock him up” which referred to a pending impeachment inquiry among other things.

One might expect President Trump to find a much softer landing spot with the UFC as White is considered a friend and his sons attended at a UFC event in New Jersey this past summer to watch Colby Covington.

Payout Perspective:

With the New York Marathon happening the following day, New York will be gridlocked more than usual. The appearance of the President may be s public relations redux after his less-than-warm welcome at the baseball game this past Sunday.  Even though it is on the Presidential itinerary, he still may not show up.  Or, in the alternative, he just stays for a short period.  Regardless, there will be

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