By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 10:06 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 10:27 BST, 3 September 2020
Dana White has hired a former Best Buy employee who was 'horribly' sacked adter thwarting an alleged shoplifter in Hawaii.
Security footage that went viral showed Summer Tapasa, 24, battling a man trying to leave the store in Aiea with a television, using her forearms to block the exit and wrestling the man to the ground before he left empty handed.
Earlier this year, the clip caught the eye of UFC president White, 51, who flew the security guard to Las Vegas to watch Conor McGregor beat Donald Cerrone at UFC 246.
UFC president Dana White has hired the hero security guard who was sacked for thwarting a would-be thief at a Best Buy in Hawaii
White had expressed his intentions to get Summer on board at the UFC, and he has now announced that the hero security guard has joined the promotion's security team.
'Do you remember the girl, Summer, that worked for Best Buy as security in Hawaii?' he said in a clip on Twitter.
'Somebody was stealing a TV, some dude, and she