President Donald Trump flew to New York City on Saturday to attend Ultimate Fighting Championship 244 at Madison Square Garden.
Trump attended the UFC welterweight fight between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz.
Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, noted one surreal aspect of the president's visit.
Just guessing, but tonight may be the first time a president has attended a competition in which the winner is decl… https://t.co/GN0ZjCR9ET— Peter Baker (@Peter Baker) 1572736898.0
The White House press corps attended Trump to the fight.
I guess I’m covering UFC now. Trump has arrived at Madison Square Garden, after a motorcade ride through New York.… https://t.co/JmnPAXa65B— Andrew Restuccia (@Andrew Restuccia) 1572743113.0
The commander-in-chief was greeted with boos.
Trump getting booed at UFC! LMAO! Even there?! https://t.co/qzISfRBOfq— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko) 1572747143.0
Trump is coming to NYC. And the protest at Madison Square Garden has begun. https://t.co/LvbuuljFjy— Joshua Potash (@Joshua Potash) 1572738697.0