Serena Williams, who suffers from insomnia, once received a strong response from Dana White in the middle of the night

Crossovers in movies and TV shows are a common occurrence. However, we don’t see that very often in sport. Athletes and promoters are usually so busy with their work that interactions with other sports units do not occur often. However, the busy Dana White took the time to break with tradition. The UFC president once engaged in conversation with tennis ace Serena Williams.

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The saga began when the tennis ace tweeted in the middle of the night. Highlighting her sleep issues, Williams wrote: “Why am I awake?????????!!! Someone tell me to go to sleep!!”

UFC President Dana White quickly responded to Williams in the middle of the night. From his tweet one could guess that the UFC boss was dealing with Williams. He wrote, “@serenajwilliams I was just wondering the same thing myself! Go to sleep Serena

As the duo indulged in this conversation, insomnia is a problem Serena Williams has been struggling with. The tennis champion, too owns a stake in the UFC talked about the same thing.

Serena Williams on insomnia

An athlete’s life is full of injuries and Serena Williams is no different. In fact, Williams has suffered many injuries throughout her career, but she’s always managed to bounce back. In addition to her injuries, the American tennis player also suffers from insomnia.

It is common for a person to stress themselves regardless of the work they are doing. Hence, a perfect amount of sleep is required to maintain good health. Mentioning the same, Williams saidMany people underestimate sleep. You need a certain amount of sleep to regenerate your body, to rejuvenate your cells and to perform well, whether at school or in professional sports.

Williams also spoke about her unhealthy habit of not being able to sleep, which runs in the family. “i am not a sleeper I’m like my father, I never slept much. I can really give up five hours of sleep, but of course that’s not healthy,added Williams. Serena Williams believed that her insomnia stemmed from the fact that she was enjoying life.

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The tennis ace added: “Constantly in a natural high, high in life and happy, happy, happy and working.” However, this has also affected her ability to stay fit. Her insomnia interfered with her training and recovery. She said, “If I don’t get enough sleep, I just can’t train well. It’s low quality and I don’t have enough rejuvenation in my cells to use the muscles I need to use.”

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However, Williams has now found a way to combat this problem. The tennis great uses a sleep aid called “Sleep Sheets” to help her sleep better. Besides using this product, Williams is also a co-owner of it. She joins the likes of Chris Paul and LeBron James included.

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