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Aug 1, 2017 6:29 pm

Dana White claims to have squashed beef with Tyron Woodley, Woodley responds

Over the weekend, Tyron Woodley defended his UFC welterweight title for a third time with a decision triumph over Demian Maia. Regrettably, the slow nature of Woodley’s win generated quite a bit of backlash, the most notable of which came from UFC President Dana White. On Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour, the welterweight champ...

Aug 1, 2017 11:40 am

Dana White and Tyron Woodley make peace after Woodley threatened to leak information

UFC President Dana White was not happy with the UFC 214 welterweight title fight performance from Tyron Woodley, which took place over the weekend in Anaheim, California. White stated that Woodley and Maia set a record for the least amount of punches thrown in a five-round title fight. White also said that he thought Woodley...

Aug 1, 2017 9:48 am

Jon Jones manager not concerned with rift between Jones and Dana White

Prior to Jon Jones’ triumphant return to the Octagon this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 214, it was revealed that Jones and UFC President Dana White hadn’t talked since UFC 200, when Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation just 48 hours before the fight was scheduled...

Jul 31, 2017 6:05 pm

Tyron Woodley fires back at Dana White, threatens to leak information

Tyron Woodley retained his UFC welterweight championship this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a unanimous decision victory over top division contender Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC 214. “T-Wood” was able to shutdown all 21 of the Brazilian submission specialists takedown attempts while getting off enough offense to leave Maia with two badly...

Jul 30, 2017 3:37 pm

Cris Cyborg sets her sights on Holly Holm, Dana White comments on possible fight

Cris Cyborg is finally a UFC champion. After years of waiting, the Brazilian bomber got her chance to fight for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title opposite Tonya Evinger in one of three title fights on Saturday’s UFC 214 bill. Cyborg won her title with a third-round TKO. From here, it’s difficult to say what...

Jul 28, 2017 8:10 am

Cris Cyborg forgives Dana White, hoping to sign new UFC contract

Former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has had a very long, and tumultuous journey with the UFC. After finally being signed to the promotion last year, Cyborg competed at catchweight twice, before then being suspended by USADA for taking a pill to help her rehydrate. After being cleared of all wrongdoing by USADA,...

Jul 27, 2017 11:53 am

Dana White shuts down Georges St-Pierre’s hopes of Michael Bisping fight

Earlier this month, ahead of the UFC 213 Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero interim middleweight title fight, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre texted both UFC President Dana White and UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping to request a title fight with Bisping in November. White remained silent on the matter, and after Robert Whittaker defeated...

Jul 27, 2017 7:30 am

Jon Jones has no love for Dana White: “I haven’t answered any of his calls”

This weekend, in the main event of UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim his title from the current champion and his arch rival Daniel Cormier. In the buildup to this fight, much has been made of Jones’ last-minute withdrawal from July 2016’s UFC 200, when he was last...

Jul 26, 2017 5:43 am

Dana White threatens “whole other ball game” if Jon Jones fails to show up for UFC 214

Last year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pencilled in for a comeback fight opposite reigning champ and heated rival Daniel Cormier. Jones’ big-ticket comeback was expected to occur in the main event of UFC 200, which served as the crescendo of 2016’s International Fight Week in Las Vegas. Regrettably, Jones failed a...

Jul 24, 2017 12:39 pm

Tyron Woodley explains what led to his improved relationship with UFC, Dana White

For a time, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley did not see eye-to-eye with the UFC. He and company president Dana White exchanged negative remarks in the media on more than one occasion, and their relationship appeared to be somewhat strained. More recently, however, Woodley, the UFC and White seemed to be getting along swimmingly. Woodley...

Jul 18, 2017 9:01 am

Demetrious Johnson reflects on “misunderstanding” with Dana White

Recently, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White were involved in a very public spat following Johnson’s refusal to fight former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw at flyweight. While many fans were quick to criticize Mighty Mouse for allegedly “ducking” Dillashaw, the champ revealed in an open letter than the UFC had recently...

Jul 16, 2017 6:36 am

Dana White on questionable May-Mac trash talk: I don’t know if you can cross a line

Over the course of their four-day, four-city press tour, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor generated countless headlines. Unfortunately, a great many of those headlines were rooted in the controversial comments they made to one another, as McGregor was criticized for comments that were perceived as racist, and Mayweather found himself under fire for homophobic comments....

Jul 14, 2017 9:10 am

Showtime Exec fires back after Dana White’s “s**t show” comments

Thursday night, the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather world tour hit Brooklyn New York, where the fighters hit the stage together for the third time. Following the event, UFC President Dana White took to social media to send a message to fans: Thank u so much Brooklyn, NY!!!! So sorry about the #shitshow It's not...

Jul 14, 2017 8:30 am

Joe Rogan explains why he thinks Dana White could have CTE

It’s no secret that UFC President Dana White has been involved with boxing from an early age. White, who began boxing at an early age, then moved into the business side of the boxing world as a manger, where he frequently encountered Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather recalled being involved with White early on in his...

Jul 12, 2017 2:32 pm

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg gets the OK from Dana White to smoke on set of show

Tuesday night, rap icon Snoop Dogg made his UFC commentary debut alongside UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber as the ‘alternate commentary team’ on UFC President Dana White’s new show ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series’. Snoop, who showed off his arial kicks earlier in the day on social media, was captured on camera by...

Jul 12, 2017 8:10 am

Dana White says Donald Trump wants to attend Mayweather vs. McGregor

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor‘s August 26 showdown is now less than a month and half away. To help build the hype for this monumental battle, the pair are participating in a four-stop, multi-city press tour. The first stop of this tour occurred last night, when the undefeated boxer and the mixed martial arts superstar...

Jul 10, 2017 5:57 am

“Boss” Nate Diaz blasts “little b*tches” Conor McGregor and Dana White

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a fight that will see both men pocket north of $100 million. While this boxing mega-bout draws ever closer, the fiercest rival of McGregor’s MMA career thus far, Nate Diaz, is watching on from...

Jul 9, 2017 6:09 pm

Dana White details his plans for UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway

Dana White details his plans for UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway Max Holloway (18-3 MMA) became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion at last month’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Brazil by defeating former division kingpin Jose Aldo via third-round TKO. The win served as the Hawaiian’s eleventh victory in a row and tenth career finish....

Jul 9, 2017 4:52 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC 213 and international fight week

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC 213 and international fight week Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero via unanimous decision in the main event of last night’s UFC 213 fight card, thus capturing the promotions interim middleweight championship belt. With the win, Whittaker became the first Australian fighter in UFC history to become a title holder....

Jul 9, 2017 11:46 am

Dana White on Travis Browne: “I think that Travis should retire”

Last night, on the final fight of the UFC 213 undercard, Travis Browne attempted to correct a three-fight losing streak against the dangerous Alexey Oleinik. Though Browne had a few moments of success early on, this fight ultimately turned out disastrously for him, as he was stopped by a second-round rear-naked choke. With this outcome,...

Jul 9, 2017 6:10 am

Dana White rips Amanda Nunes, suggests champ’s UFC 213 withdrawal was mostly mental

If things had gone according to the original plan, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would have taken on dangerous challenger Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of UFC 213 last night. Regrettably, reports began surfacing yesterday afternoon that Nunes had been hospitalized and that she would not be competing on the card. While this...

Jul 8, 2017 4:52 pm

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko Earlier today terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world as current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was forced to pullout of her scheduled UFC 213 title fight rematch with top contender Valentina Shevchenko. Although Amanda Nunes was cleared to fight...

Jul 8, 2017 2:17 pm

Dana White: Amanda Nunes cleared to fight, pulled out anyway

Saturday morning, fight fans were stunned to learn that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes had reportedly been hospitalized, and was forced to withdraw from her scheduled main event scrap with Valentina Shevchenko. Nunes had reportedly been ill throughout the course of fight week prior to her withdrawal; however in a surprising turn of events,...