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Feb 11, 2018 8:33 am

Dana White confirms Yoel Romero’s next move

On Saturday night, in the headliner of an action-packed UFC 221 card, former Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero authored one of the finest victories of his incredible career thus far, knocking out former UFC and Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold with a savage third-round volley. With this win, Romero positioned himself at the front of the middleweight contender...

Feb 8, 2018 8:13 am

Dana White promises we’ll never see “disgusting” Mario Yamasaki again

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Belem, Brazil’s Priscila Cachoeira was brutalized by the far more experienced Valentina Shevchenko en route to a second-round submission loss. In the wake of this brutal fight, there has been widespread criticism of referee Mario Yamasaki. In the eyes of many fans and pundits, the...

Feb 8, 2018 6:48 am

Dana White on Brock Lesnar fighting in the UFC again: I wouldn’t be shocked

It’s now been almost two years since Brock Lesnar’s last mixed martial arts bout, a July 2016 defeat of Mark Hunt, which was ultimately ruled a no-contest when he tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene. From the sounds of it, however, Lesnar could make another walk to the Octagon before all is said and done. ...

Feb 7, 2018 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Makes it Very Clear that Nate Diaz Wont be Fighting Tyron Woodley

UPDATE: Dana White says Tyron Woodley vs. Nate Diaz isn't happening, but a Woodley vs Rafael Dos Anjos is the fight the UFC is trying to make. https://t.co/yAIKjR1ZHs — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 8, 2018 “He’s full of sh*t. That fight was never made, you couldn’t be more wrong, he couldn’t be more full of sh*t,...

Feb 7, 2018 6:53 am

VIDEO | UFC President Dana White drops $69K on Samurai Swords on “Pawn Stars”

It’s no secret that UFC President Dana White is an extremely wealthy man, and that’s he’s willing to drop serious sums of money when the mood strikes. White’s latest extravagant purchase was documented on the show Pawn Stars. On a recent episode, the UFC boss enters the famous pawn shop in search of weapons for his...

Feb 5, 2018 6:43 pm

Dana White Shuts Down the Possibilities of Nate Diaz Fighting at UFC 222

The unfortunate news broke over the weekend that the featherweight title fight between former lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar and featherweight champion, Max Holloway has fallen through once again. It was Holloway this time that was forced out with a leg injury. The fight was scheduled to headline UFC 222. Currently, the UFC is still looking...

Feb 4, 2018 5:59 am

UFC President Dana White trashes “incompetent” Mario Yamasaki after Shevchenko-Cachoeira fight

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko made her debut in the new UFC women’s flyweight division opposite Brazil’s Priscila Cachoeira. The fight wasn’t close. From the opening bell, Shevchenko was an absolute predator, eating her opponent alive en route to...

Feb 3, 2018 7:26 am

Uriah Hall’s Coach Goes Off on Dana White After Public Bashing From Failed Cut

The UFC’s latest venture into St. Louis back in January was a successful night which had a couple of shining moments, but one potential Fight of the Night was taken off the card. Uriah Hall was supposed to clash with veteran Vitor Belfort. Unfortunately, Hall suffered mini-seizures and a slight heart attack during a grueling...

Jan 24, 2018 6:02 pm

VIDEO | Dana White: I will make Nate Diaz an offer to fight today

Nate Diaz gave his fans a real reason to look forward to the summer. The scrapper from Stockton stated on Tuesday in a social media post that a return in May or June is coming. TMZ caught up with Dana White on Wednesday and asked the UFC president about Diaz wanting to fight again. “I’ll...

Jan 21, 2018 11:27 am

Stipe Miocic explains why he let coach, not Dana White, put belt on him after win

Last night, UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic made easy work of surging knockout artist Francis Ngannou, defending his title with a lopsided, unanimous decision. If you watched the pre-fight promos for this fight, however, this result might have come as a bit of a surprise. In the buildup to this fight, many members of the MMA...

Jan 21, 2018 10:12 am

Dana White gives grim update on Robert Whittaker: “he’s in serious condition”

If things had gone according to plan, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker would have attempted the first defense of his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221, this February 10 in Perth, Australia. Unfortunately, Whittaker was forced out of this contest with health problems, and replaced by his most recent opponent, Yoel Romero, who will...

Jan 20, 2018 10:58 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic seemed a little unhappy with Dana White after win over Francis Ngannou

Last night, in the main event of UFC 220, Stipe Miocic made a record-setting third-straight defense of the UFC heavyweight title, derailing the hype train of French-Cameroonian knockout artist Francis Ngannou with a dominant unanimous decision win. In the buildup to this fight, many members of the MMA community noted that the promotion seemed to...

Jan 20, 2018 6:52 pm

Dana White gives decisive answer on CM Punk’s UFC future

Ever since former pro wrestler CM Punk was dominated in his MMA debut by Mickey Gall, we’ve been wondering if he’ll everget back into the cage. From the sounds of it, Punk will not only participate in a second bout, but it’ll actually occur in the UFC’s Octagon, where he came up short in his...

Jan 20, 2018 12:49 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Expects Gigantic Names to Fight in the UFC This Year

As the smoke settles from the announcement that Tony Ferguson will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov potentially for the UFC undisputed lightweight title, it turns out that this is only the beginning of what could be the biggest year for the organization of all time. That is, if half the things Dana White predicts will happen actually...

Jan 20, 2018 8:55 am

Dana White on Conor McGregor and lightweight title picture: The division has to go on

Dana White dodged answering if Conor McGregor will be stripped of his undisputed lightweight title during the Boston press conference On Friday leading up to UFC 220, which takes place today. Instead, White insisted that the winner of Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov “will be the champion.” However, White did state that McGregor’s ideal plan...

Jan 19, 2018 5:14 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Addresses and Clarifies Lightweight Title Situation

"The winner of this fight will be champion." – @DanaWhite on the #UFC223 main event pic.twitter.com/zkcfGMwHk0 — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) January 19, 2018 Dana White provides some clarification and says that at this moment, Conor McGregor is still the UFC lightweight champion. pic.twitter.com/pkx9ZjmOeJ — Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) January 19, 2018 The UFC held their big...

Jan 18, 2018 7:47 am

Uriah Hall recounts terrifying weight-cut, responds to Dana White’s backlash

Uriah Hall was supposed to return to the cage in the co-main event of the UFC’s Saturday debut in St. Louis. Regrettably, a disastrous and harrowing weight cut nixed this plan and left him in a dire situation in the hospital. Hall recounted this terrifying experience in a recent statement on social media. “I know...

Jan 16, 2018 9:22 am

Dana White shares the “fight to make” for Tyron Woodley

At present, there are two frontrunners in the welterweight contendership race. One is former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, who recently trounced Robbie Lawler. The other is streaking wrestling specialist Colby “Chaos” Covington, who recently thwarted Demian Maia. Both men have a pretty solid case for the next crack at divisional champion Tyron Woodley, but...

Jan 15, 2018 8:40 am

Dana White wasn’t impressed by Kamaru Usman’s performance – or his “30%” comment

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated debut in St. Louis, streaking welterweight contender Kamaru Usman wrestled a tough Emil Meek to a decisive unanimous decision win. In his post-fight speech, “The Nigerian Nightmare” explained that he’d executed this win at “30%”. While Usman’s win was undeniably dominant, it didn’t do much...

Jan 15, 2018 7:42 am

Dana White blasts Uriah Hall after last-minute fight withdrawal, hospital trip

If things had gone according to plan, Uriah Hall would have battled the retiring Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last night’s UFC St. Louis card. Regrettably, Hall was hospitalized as the result of a weight-cut gone awry, and forced out of the fight at the last minute. Despite the fact that Hall is...