The UFC president was informed by popular radio host Jim Rome on Wednesday of the nine-month punishment Overeem received on Tuesday after the Nevada State Athletic Commission denied his request for a license. And upon hearing the news, White said that he expected the NSAC to come down harder on Overeem.
"Nine months? Nine months isn't as bad as I thought it was going to be," White said.
"I thought he would get a year. Easily a year."
"I'm not a fan," White said. "I'm not a fan at all. You're not going to hear me today on your radio show defending Alistair Overeem. Believe me."
"We'll see what happens," White said when asked about Overeem's future in the UFC. "We'll see what happens, man."
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