Earlier today, boxing great Muhammad Ali, took to twitter to ask UFC President Dana White if his 1976 Mixed Rules bout against Antonio Inoki qualified him as the first ever Mixed Martial Artist.
— Muhammad Ali (@MuhammadAli) April 3, 2014
White responded with:
.@MuhammadAli U sir are the original EVERYTHING! Ur the reason combat sports is where it is 2day Greatest tweet ive ever recieved Im honored
— Dana White (@danawhite) April 3, 2014