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Nov 11, 2016 11:15 am

Dana White: Jon Jones will not headline any more UFC events

This week, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was handed a 1-year suspension for his random out-of-competition drug testing failure back in June. The failed drug test unfortunately forced Jones out of his UFC 200 headlining scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before fight night. While things didn’t initially look good for Jones,...

Nov 9, 2016 10:24 am

Dana White explains what makes Conor McGregor so special

Saturday night in New York, the UFC will host what is being considered the biggest event in the promotion’s history. Headlining the event of course, is a historic lightweight title fight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, in a fight which could potentially see McGregor enter into the UFC...

Nov 8, 2016 2:36 pm

Dana White weighs-in on effects of Jon Jones taking time off

While former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is widely believed to be the pound for pound kingpin in MMA, Jones has fought just once in nearly two years. After defeating Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated grudge match in January of 2015, Jones was booked to defend his title against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson later...

Nov 2, 2016 8:01 am

Dana White Confirms Ronda Rousey is Almost Done, Says She Wants to Focus on Acting

Last month, it was confirmed that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning from a lengthy hiatus to challenge new champ Amanda Nunes in the main event of December’s UFC 207. The bout will mark Rousey’s first steps into the cage since she was turned off by a Holly Holm head kick...


Oct 29, 2016 9:09 am

Dana White: UFC 205 has already set Madison Square Garden gate record

Earlier this year, the MMA community rejoiced as New York became the last state to finally legalize MMA. The announcement of MMA’s legalization in New York was followed up by an announcement from the UFC in which is was announced that they would be hosting UFC 205 at the historic arena. Now, with just over...

Oct 28, 2016 12:20 pm

Dana White opens up on status of relationship with Georges St-Pierre after meeting

Relations between the UFC brass and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre have continued to be strained over the last few weeks as St-Pierre’s highly anticipated return to the Octagon was once again postponed after negotiations for ‘Rush’ to return at UFC 206 failed. This resulted in St-Pierre revealing in an interview that he had...

Oct 26, 2016 10:54 am

Cris Cyborg takes aim at Dana White: He can manipulate everybody

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely believed to be one of the best, if not the best, women’s MMA fighters of all time. With an 11 year professional MMA career, Cyborg has lost just once, her first professional fight, and has gone on to rattle off 17 straight wins over the course of...

Oct 25, 2016 7:14 pm

Dana White reacts to the rumors of Michael Bisping fighting Georges St-Pierre in Toronto

Earlier this week, BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor reported that current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being targeted for a fight at December’s UFC 206 event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I spoke to one of Michael Bisping's coaches who told me thatthe UFC is targeting the champ to return at #UFC206 in Toronto, Canada. — Chris...

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 20, 2016 12:45 pm

Ariel Helwani questions the beef between Dana White and Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre may be in the toughest fight of his career and it isn’t even taking place in the Octagon. A battle is currently taking place between St-Pierre and the UFC over contract disputes with St-Pierre and his legal team claiming that they are no longer under contract with the UFC...

Oct 19, 2016 3:31 pm

Jose Aldo discusses his meeting with Dana White and the UFC

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo met with Dana White and UFC officials this afternoon in Las Vegas to discuss his fighting future. Immediately following the meeting, which took place at UFC headquarters, Aldo was interviewed by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. Here is what the Brazilian legend had to say: LIVE on #Periscope: Aldo https://t.co/4SnA47liHc...

Oct 18, 2016 3:53 pm

Dana White posts video of Joanna Jedrzejczyk practicing nasty standing elbows ahead of UFC 205 title fight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk appears to be training hard for her upcoming title fight against fellow Polish woman’s MMA standout Karolina Kowalkiewicz. UFC president Dana White posted a video of the woman’s 115-pound champion training Muay Thai and some nasty standing elbows ahead of her title fight with Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205 on November 12. Take a look at Joanna’s...

Oct 18, 2016 8:09 am

Georges St-Pierre responds to Dana White’s claims that he doesn’t want to fight

Although the UFC and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre were reportedly close to finalizing a deal that would see St-Pierre make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in the near-future, St-Pierre and the UFC are now at odds after St-Pierre announced that he was a free agent, and the UFC refuted the claims. St-Pierre,...

Oct 17, 2016 4:40 pm

Jose Aldo says Dana White told him to keep quiet about fighter’s union to get paid more

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still very unhappy with his situation in the UFC. Following news of featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s lightweight title matchup against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, Aldo announced that he wanted to be released from his UFC contract. Aldo stated that he couldn’t trust anything that UFC President...

Oct 17, 2016 7:52 am

VIDEO | Dana White discusses the return of Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz has not competed inside of the octagon since his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva at 183 which occurred in January of 2015. That loss was eventually turned in to a no-contest, this after “The Spider” tested positive for steroids in his post-fight drug test. In addition to Silva’s failure, Nick Diaz tested...

Oct 16, 2016 9:27 am

VIDEO| Dana White Officially Shuts Down GSP Return at UFC 206 in Toronto

Bad news, fight fans. Despite plenty of speculation to the contrary, Georges St-Pierre will not be competing at UFC 206 in Toronto. UFC President Dana White shut down any surviving hope of a GSP comeback in the Ontario capital in a recent interview with FS1’s Jay and Dan. “GSPs’ not fighting in Toronto,” White told the...

Oct 15, 2016 12:09 pm

Dana White responds to Cris Cyborg’s comments about lack of push from UFC

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, with her most recent win last month being a 2nd round TKO win over Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although Cyborg is regarded as one of the greatest female mixed martial artists of all time, she fights primarily under the Invicta FC banner...

Oct 15, 2016 9:42 am

Derrick Lewis prepared to show up on Dana White’s doorstep to get show money

Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis, who is currently ranked #10 on the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings, was slated to fight Marcin Tybura in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Manila’ this Saturday. Unfortunately, the card was cancelled last minute after main event fighter BJ Penn was forced out of the fight with a rib...

Oct 14, 2016 11:51 am

Dana White Says “Probably Not” to Second CM Punk Fight

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 203, WWE star CM Punk made his long-awaited debut in the UFC’s Octagon. He made this debut against dangerous 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall. This debut would go disastrously for Punk, who was promptly taken down by his young foe, only to be softened up with ground-and-pound,...

Oct 14, 2016 11:11 am

Dana White & Dan Henderson discussing UFC 204 scoring after decision is read

In the main event of UFC 204 this month, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson squared off in a highly anticipated rematch seven years in the making. The fight was an extremely incredible one that went the distance, ultimately seeing Bisping awarded the unanimous decision win to get his revenge on Dan Henderson, and defend the...

Oct 14, 2016 9:46 am

Dana White reiterates Conor McGregor will give up one belt if victorious at UFC 205

At UFC 205, Conor McGregor will look to make UFC history once again as he steps into the Octagon to fight UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on November 12th. Should McGregor emerge from ‘The Empire State’ victorious, he will not only become just the third man in UFC history to become a two-division world champion,...

Oct 13, 2016 3:57 pm

Muscled up Dana White lands cover of Men’s Fitness magazine

With all the fights the UFC puts on every year, UFC President Dana White still finds time to make sure he, himself, is staying in shape. When White appeared shirtless in an episode of “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight,’ fans were surprised to see the UFC boss with a ripped physique. White recently did...

Oct 13, 2016 2:54 pm

Dana White explains why Ronda Rousey took so much time off

This week UFC President Dana White announced to MMA fans that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be making her highly anticipated return to the Octagon on December 30th to fight Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 for the women’s bantamweight championship. The fight will take place over a year...

Oct 13, 2016 2:00 pm

Dana White comments on Georges St-Pierre return rumors

While it’s been three years since former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was in the Octagon, ‘Rush’ is reportedly closer than ever to returning to the UFC after his lengthy hiatus. Despite that, there has been a bit of a hiccup in St-Pierre’s return plans. New UFC owner Ari Emmanuel reportedly recently traveled to the...

Oct 13, 2016 12:55 pm

Dana White gives update on Jose Aldo’s standoff with UFC brass

When it was announced that Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship at UFC 205, rather than defending his UFC featherweight championship in a rematch against Jose Aldo, who secured a rematch with McGregor when he defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 for the interim featherweight championship, Aldo requested his...

Oct 12, 2016 12:13 pm

Dana White: Conor McGregor does not want to fight in Las Vegas ever again

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor may never fight in Las Vegas ever again. At his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday for the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference water bottle fiasco against Nate Diaz and his team, McGregor was handed a $150,000 fine and ordered to 50 hours of community service for...