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Dec 11, 2017 9:21 am

Dana White clarifies on the featherweight title shot situation

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega picked up the biggest win of his career, tapping long-time contender Cub Swanson in the second round. With this win, Ortega immediately stands out as one of the top contenders in the featherweight division – perhaps even the next man...

Dec 11, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White, multiple UFC stars rally around bullying victim Keaton Jones

Over the weekend, footage of a young bullying victim named Keaton Jones went viral. In this gut-wrenching video, the teary-eyed boy recounted his many struggles with bullying, which included everything from insults to being doused with milk and food in the cafeteria of his school. Keaton Jones’ heartbreaking video has taken the internet by storm,...

Dec 11, 2017 5:54 am

Dana White shares his reaction to Georges St-Pierre vacating the title

Back in early November, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned from a lengthy hiatus to capture the UFC middleweight title, hammering then champion Michael Bisping to a third-round submission win. While this stood out as one of the most impressive moments of St-Pierre’s incredible career, it was followed by a stretch of uncertainty, as...

Dec 10, 2017 9:58 am

UFC President Dana White updates on whether Cub Swanson will stay with the UFC

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California long-time featherweight contender Cub Swanson stepped into the cage with surging prospect Brian Ortega. Ahead of this bout, which marked the final obligation on his current UFC contract, Swanson repeatedly suggested he planned to test his value as a free agent...

Dec 10, 2017 6:29 am

Dana White reacts to the Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao rumors

Earlier this week, rumors began to surface with respect to UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s next fight. Contrary to widespread expectations that his next bout will occur in the Octagon, these rumors suggest McGregor will once again compete in boxing, where he would take on a bona fide legend in Manny Pacquiao. These rumors began...

Dec 3, 2017 1:45 pm

Dana White explains why he is giving Francis Ngannou an unofficial bonus

Francis Ngannou delivered one of the most memorable one punch knockouts last night at UFC 218 against the always dangerous Alistair Overeem. Despite sending Overeem to the canvas in a state of unconsciousness, Ngannou was not awarded with a “Performance of the Night” bonus. White announced two “Fight of the Night” bonuses that went to...

Dec 3, 2017 8:15 am

Dana White gives possible date for Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou fight

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 218, surging French heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou picked up the best win of his career thus far, knocking out the always dangerous Alistair Overeem in the very first round. With this win, the streaking contender seems to have set himself up for a shot at...

Dec 3, 2017 5:53 am

Dana White has some high praise for Francis Ngannou

Last night, on the main card of the absolutely wild UFC 218, red hot heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou picked up the biggest win of his career, executing Alistair Overeem with a first-round uppercut. With this win, Ngannou seems to have positioned himself for a shot at Stipe Miocic and the UFC heavyweight title. In the...

Nov 29, 2017 2:45 pm

Dana White Is Not Amused by Fabricio Werdum Hitting Colby Covington with a Boomerang

Fabricio Werdum has won three of his last four fights, but everything other than his fighting has seemed to be a rocky road. While he’s never strayed away from a little controversy, he recently almost had a scuffle with interim UFC lightweight champ Tony Ferguson, which he paired with a crazy boomerang attack on Colby...

Nov 29, 2017 7:07 am

Dana White on Ronda Rousey: she refuses to retire

It’s now been almost a year since Ronda Rousey’s last fight: an abrupt and jarring loss to reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Rousey’s next most recent fight, her infamous, head-kick knockout loss to Holly Holm, was now more than two years ago. Needless to say, the once dominant UFC women’s bantamweight queen an...

Nov 29, 2017 5:45 am

Dana White updates on Volkan Oezdemir’s light heavyweight title shot

Earlier this month, we learned that UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir had been arrested ad charged with “aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.”After a brief stay in the Broward County jail in Florida, his surety bond was set at $10,000.  According to a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, which includes video of Oezdemir’s court appearance,...

Nov 28, 2017 5:00 pm

Dana White will be ‘Super Pissed’ if GSP Doesn’t Defend Title

  There’s no shortage of contenders in the UFC’s middleweight division. Former champions Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman are still considered to be at the top of the heap while dangerous contenders such as Kelvin Gastelum and Yoel Romero wait for a signature win to earn the chance to fight for the belt. Unfortunately, the...

Nov 28, 2017 2:30 pm

Dana White Has Been Offering Nate Diaz Fights for a ‘Year and a Half’

We all knew it would be hard to get Nate Diaz back in the Octagon after back-to-back gigantic fights with Conor McGregor, but we had no idea it would be this difficult. Initially, we all thought he’d just be waiting until McGregor came back from his multi-million boxing bout, but that lag time just kept...

Nov 28, 2017 2:01 pm

Dana White: “Conor McGregor may never fight again”

Conor McGregor may never fight again according to UFC President Dana White. “Mystic Mac” has not stepped foot inside the octagon since defeating Eddie Alvarez for the promotions lightweight title at UFC 205 in November of 2016. McGregor’s most recent combat sports appearance came this past summer when he took his talents to the squared...

Nov 8, 2017 1:05 pm

Dana White sounds off on ‘Literally the biggest piece of s**t in all of sports’

Dana White is working his way to officially stepping into the business of boxing. The UFC President recently explained that he is looking to add boxing promotions in addition to doing the UFC mixed martial arts promotions. White is currently in the process of getting his boxing promoter’s license. Speaking recently with Jim Rome, White...

Nov 7, 2017 10:05 pm

BREAKING | Dana White announces Conor McGregor’s next fight will be in Las Vegas

This just in! UFC President Dana White announced tonight that current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s next fight will take place in Las Vegas. The brash UFC boss gave the following statement to Lance Pugmire of The LA Times. Dana White says he’ll hash out the UFC 219 main event for Las Vegas by the...

Nov 7, 2017 6:36 am

Dana White explains why 2017 has been the UFC’s “best year by a long shot”

Late last week, UFC President Dana White made the surprising claim that, despite the lack of appearances from its biggest stars, the UFC is having it’s biggest year ever. Unsurprisingly, this claim from White generated some criticism from MMA’s discerning fans, who pointed out that Pay-Per-View sales seem to be down. Speaking to the media...

Nov 5, 2017 10:44 am

UFC President Dana White confirms Georges St-Pierre’s next opponent

Though UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley is keen on a move to middleweight to battle new middleweight king Georges St-Pierre, UFC President Dana White assures St-Pierre’s next fight will be against interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. “It’s going to be Whittaker,” White told the media in attendance at the UFC 217 post-fight conference(via MMAFighting) ....

Nov 3, 2017 6:38 am

Dana White Says ‘We’ll Get It Done’ Despite Conor McGregor’s Demands

We don’t have any answers, but the Conor McGregor fight wheels have been turning for the last couple of weeks. The opponent seems like it is nearing closer to becoming Tony Ferguson, but that’s only half the battle. The UFC champ champ has addressed the media and made his behind-the-curtain UFC demands public. He wants...