President Donald Trump and two of his sons attended UFC 244 on Saturday night.
While some reports claimed that he was showered with “boos” from the crowd, other videos that were posted on social media showed the crowd cheering him as he entered New York Citys Madison Square Garden.
“Despite the [expletive] from blue checkmark Twitter, when we walked into the arena it was overwhelmingly positive,” Donald Trump Jr., who attended the event, wrote on Twitter.
He added that UFC president Dana White told him “it was the most electrifying entrance hes seen in 25 years of doing this.”
The younger Trump also shared an article from the New York Post, saying there were “more cheers than boos” at the event.
Trump Jr. posted another article about the event from the BBC that mentioned booing. “Fake News gonna fake. Why dont you play the video you leftist hacks? I was there in the heart of NYC and it was overwhelmingly positive. An awesome response,” he wrote on Twitter.
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) November 3, 2019
Eric Trump, the presidents other son, said the crowd was chanting, “President Trump. USA. USA.”
“What a joke. You are the most dishonest people. The audience was chanting “Donald Trump, Donald Trump” followed by USA USA. Dana White said it was the greatest entrance he has seen into a UFC. I cant wait until we win again in 2020 to further embarras your profession #FakeNews,” he also tweeted.
For his part, the president received a shout-out from UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis, who won his bout. “I know everything aint going so good in the White House. You gotta turn that … around in 2020,” Lewis said after the match. In a post-fight interview, Lewis then praised Trump and said “itRead More – Source