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Dana White receives Sheldon Adelson Patriot Award

UFC president Dana White was honored on Wednesday at the 5th Annual Armed Forces Foundation Congressional Gala in Washington DC.

The gala honors military heroes and individuals that lend extraordinary support to troops and White was the winner of the humanitarian of the year award in industry.

"The UFC has been a national leader in raising money and awareness for research and development in the field of Traumatic Brain Injury," the Armed Forces Foundation said.

The UFC staged "UFC Fight For The Troops" this past December and raised over $4 million towards the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center. "