Dana White News

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 2, 2017 10:55 am

VIDEO | Dana White attempts to guess fighter’s tattoos

Tattoos are usually an interesting representative of people’s character. Since they are for the most part with you for life, many people take an immense amount of thought into putting the work of art on to their bodies. Here, we take a look at UFC President Dana White getting to see just the tattoos on...

Nov 1, 2017 12:01 pm

Conor McGregor opens up on big Las Vegas business plans

UFC superstar Conor McGregor isn’t only focused on his career in combat sports. With all the money and fame that he has gotten from his career in fighting, it is only opening more doors for opportunities in business for the Dublin native. Speaking recently with entertainment.ie, McGregor spoke of his relationship with Dana White and...

Oct 29, 2017 12:56 pm

Dana White pens open letter in response to Mark Hunt feud

Originally, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt was expected to return opposite Marcin Tybura in the main event of the UFC’s upcoming show in Sydney, Australia. Yet shortly after Hunt wrote an op-ed for Players Voice, in which he admitted to suffering from many symptoms of brain injury, he was pulled from this fight and replaced by...

Oct 26, 2017 8:48 am

Bob Arum responds to Dana White’s comments about UFC promoting boxing

Earlier this week, on The Unnamed Podvideocast, UFC President Dana White admitted that he can potentially see the UFC promoting boxing matches in the future. “I could see bringing boxing under our umbrella and trying to see what we could do with that,” White said (h/t Sherdog.com). “I could see doing that.” Now, White’s comments have...

Oct 25, 2017 9:45 am

Contrary to previous reports, Dana White claims Mayweather-McGregor broke PPV record

Back in August, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. stepped through the ropes of the ring to take part in one of the biggest fights in combat sports history. While the fight was widely expected to shatter previously-set records for pay-per-view sales, however, it was ultimately reported to have...

Oct 25, 2017 5:57 am

Dana White: UFC could bring boxing events “under our umbrella”

There has been some serious intermingling between the sports of mixed martial arts and boxing over the last year. Thats’s thanks in large part to Conor McGregor‘s blockbuster showdown with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr., but also to the interest of fighters like Stipe Miocic, Jimi Manuwa, Artem Lobov and Cris Cyborg in testing their...

Oct 22, 2017 6:16 am

PHOTO | Dana White lashes out at “p**sies” commenting on Till-Cerrone Instagram post

Yesterday afternoon, in the main event of the UFC’s exciting debut in the Polish port city of Gdansk, Liverpool native Darren Till picked up the best win of his career thus far, knocking out long-time lightweight and welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the first round. In the wake of Till’s big win, UFC President...

Oct 20, 2017 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Dana White banned from casino gambling after winning too much money

Have you ever been banned for being too good at something? You have probably heard that “the rich just keep getting richer” and UFC President Dana White seems to fit that saying to a tee. With WME-IMG’s recent 2016 purchase of the UFC, White earned an estimated $360,000,000 with owning nine percent of the company....

Oct 18, 2017 1:37 pm

Dana White says adding weight classes will not solve weight cutting issues

The Association of Boxing Commissions recently approved the introduction of four new weight classes to professional Mixed Martial Arts. A 165 pound super lightweight division, 175 pound super welterweight division, 195 pound super middleweight division, and 225 pound cruiserweight division have been approved for MMA but it is ultimately up the promotions to open these...

Oct 18, 2017 12:25 pm

Dana White talks about his ideal timeframe for Conor McGregor’s Octagon return

Conor McGregor fans are anxiously waiting for the announcement of the Irishman’s Octagon return. It has been almost one year since we last saw the combat sports superstar fighting in the UFC Octagon. McGregor last fought in the boxing ring in his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather in August where he lost by TKO...

Oct 17, 2017 11:22 am

Dana White opens up on a Conor McGregor vs Georges St-Pierre fight

With Georges St-Pierre coming back to compete in the UFC after being away from the sport for nearly four years, the former UFC welterweight kingpin in moving up to the middleweight division for his first fight back to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping. St-Pierre has stated that he wanted to come back for the...

Oct 16, 2017 1:44 pm

Dana White talks Conor McGregor’s next fight and location

Conor McGregor fans are all anxiously awaiting to hear what will come next for the current UFC lightweight champion. Coming off his professional boxing debut where he lost to Floyd Mayweather by TKO in the 10th round, many are expecting to see “The Notorious” defend his UFC title in the Octagon. Last week, UFC President...

Oct 9, 2017 10:49 am

Dana White gives prediction on who his next bankable UFC star will be

With Ronda Rousey’s future in the UFC unclear and Jon Jones going through the process with his potential anti-doping violation, it seems Conor McGregor stands alone at the top as far as draws go for the UFC. Georges St-Pierre is certainly a big star but his future is undetermined as we will have to see if...

Oct 8, 2017 7:33 pm

Dana White discusses the “Internet Bulls**t” that is Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 3

The UFC crowned Tony Ferguson as their interim lightweight champion at last night’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas, this after “El Cucuy” submitted Kevin Lee in the pay-per-view main event. Ferguson was able to weather an early storm from Lee and eventually forced “The MoTown Phenom” to tapout to a triangle choke in round...

Oct 8, 2017 6:29 pm

Dana White blasts Jason Aldean for turning down offer to perform at UFC 216

UFC President Dana White did his best to honor the victims of the Las Vegas shooting at last night’s UFC 216 event at T-Mobile Arena. The promotion had 1,500 first responders in attendance for last night’s event and also gave some of the survivors from the shooting an introduction in the octagon. In addition to...

Sep 24, 2017 7:00 pm

Dana White refutes rumor of Diaz vs McGregor trilogy fight at UFC 219

Earlier today Team FA reported that a trilogy fight between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor was set for December’s UFC 219 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. https://twitter.com/teamfa/status/911971393297928193 However, that report was quickly dismissed by UFC President Dana White who stated that it was “Not true AT ALL!” Not true AT ALL — Dana White (@danawhite)...

Sep 23, 2017 6:22 pm

Dana White has a message for anyone who thinks Gokhan Saki’s debut was stopped early

Former kickboxing world champion Gokhan Saki made his highly anticipated octagon debut at last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 event in Japan. The feared striker, Saki, lived up to the hype scoring a first-round knockout victory over his opponent Luis Henrique da Silva. After a wild opening few minutes, Saki caught Da Silva with a...

Sep 17, 2017 12:28 pm

UFC President Dana White was not happy about the Canelo vs. GGG result

UFC President Dana White was not happy when he heard the result of Saturday’s boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and Glennady Golovkin. Dana White was in attendance for the highly anticipated boxing match which took place under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena. The fight lived up to the hype as Canelo and ‘GGG’ went...

Sep 3, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Emotional Conor McGregor apologizes to Dana White following loss to Mayweather

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor put forth a valiant effort in his boxing super fight with Floyd Mayweather last weekend in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, after a terrific opening four rounds, “Mystic Mac” fatigued late in the bout which allowed Floyd Mayweather to score a tenth-round TKO victory. In the above video, we see an...