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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,...

Jul 5, 2017 1:00 pm

Dana White reveals the issue with hosting a UFC card in Hawaii

With Max Holloway the new undisputed UFC featherweight champion of the world, the Waianae native is more adamant than ever to have the UFC put on an event in Hawaii. Both Holloway and Makaha’s Yancy Medeiros found success in Brazil at UFC 212 and were greeted back home by a group of fans when they...

Jul 5, 2017 12:25 pm

UFC vet Matt Riddle once again sounds off on “biggest d*ckhead ever” Dana White

It’s now been more than four years since Matt Riddle’s last fight in the UFC: a no contest with Che Mills that was overturned when Riddle tested positive for marijuana. It’s been more than three years, meanwhile, since his last mixed martial arts bout, a win over Michael Kuiper under the Titan Fighting Championships banner....

Jul 5, 2017 8:20 am

Cris Cyborg hopes for better relationship with UFC after Dana White admitted mistakes

UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris Cyborg is currently gearing up for her vacant women’s featherweight title fight on July 29th in Anaheim, California, where she will look to capture UFC gold. Ahead of the fight, UFC President Dana White gave a rather interesting interview in which he admitted that the UFC made some mistakes in...

Jul 5, 2017 7:42 am

Dana White updates on his eventual retirement from the UFC

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG in the summer of 2016, there was widespread wonder as to the fate of company staples like Mike Golberg, Joe Rogan, and UFC President Dana White. Goldberg, as we now know, was let go by the promotion, and ultimately landed in Bellator. Rogan, meanwhile, seems to be staying...

Jul 4, 2017 2:55 pm

Dana White: Michael Bisping doesn’t turn down fights

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has received quite a bit of criticism for what many perceive to be an unwillingness to fight Yoel Romero. Bisping is currently recovering from knee surgery, and is expected to fight the winner of the upcoming interim middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker, however there have been...

Jul 1, 2017 2:46 pm

Georges St-Pierre refutes Dana White’s recent news

Georges St-Pierre refutes Dana White’s recent news Earlier this week it was announced that current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley would be defending his title against top division contender Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. Shortly after that announcement, UFC President informed MMAJunkie that the promotion...

Jun 29, 2017 1:59 pm

Dana White believes two of his big UFC stars will never fight again

In the UFC, there aren’t a ton of fighters that really move the needle. It’s obvious that Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars the UFC has ever seen. However, aside from “The Notorious” who comes to mind that can bring in big numbers for the UFC? Jon Jones is set to return in...

Jun 29, 2017 12:33 pm

Dana White doesn’t think Nick Diaz will ever fight again

MMA veteran Nick Diaz has remained one of the most popular fighters in MMA despite the fact that he hasn’t fought in nearly three years. After his dominant run in Strikeforce, Diaz signed with the UFC and made his debut in 2011, when he defeated BJ Penn via unanimous decision. Diaz then dropped his next...

Jun 29, 2017 8:45 am

Dana White gives unfortunate update on Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler rebooking

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC veteran Donald Cerrone had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 213 scrap against former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The news was a big blow to the MMA community, who had been anxiously awaiting the fight since UFC 205, where the fight was initially scheduled to take...

Jun 29, 2017 8:28 am

Dana White hits flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson with more harsh criticism

Over the last few weeks, UFC President Dana White has had some harsh criticism of flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, blasting the champ for campaigning for a fight with Ray Borg over one with TJ Dillashaw. During a recent conversation with MMAJunkie.com, White said that he has conceded defeat on the issue, and that Johnson can...

Jun 29, 2017 5:49 am

Dana White reveals Conor McGregor’s plan for Octagon return

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr. Win or lose, McGregor will make more for this fight than he ever has in mixed martial arts. Much more. This has led many fans to wonder if he’ll even bother returning to the UFC...

Jun 23, 2017 8:04 am

Dana White sends message to fan who ‘bought’ McGregor-Mayweather tickets

While the combat sports community is understandably thrilled and anxious for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena, one fan may have jumped the gun in regards to buying their tickets for the historic event. A fan told me he bought tix already. I want...

Jun 22, 2017 12:01 am

Oscar De La Hoya rips “disrespectful” Dana White

While the majority of the combat sports community was thrilled to hear that a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather had been finalized for August 26th, Oscar De La Hoya was not. While De La Hoya wrote a lengthy letter in an attempt to prevent the fight from ever happening, he has now...

Jun 21, 2017 9:21 am

VIDEO | Watch Conor McGregor and Dana White meet for the first time

Check out the first face-to-face conversation Conor McGregor had with Dana White. Today, Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts, and one of the biggest stars in sports outright. It is his status as such that helped him shoehorn his way into a boxing match with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr., which...

Jun 21, 2017 7:49 am

Michael Bisping: Dana White told me ‘GSP does not want to fight’

For a time, it looked as though UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would next defend his title against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Yet when St-Pierre revealed he wouldn’t be able to fight until the fall, and Bisping announced that he was recovering from knee surgery, this much-discussed fight was pushed to the back burner....

Jun 16, 2017 10:11 am

Dana White explains size difference between Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather

This week, fight fans were stunned when, without warning, news of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match was confirmed following the NSAC approving Mayweather Promotions request to promote an event on August 26th. Immediately opening betting lines for the fight were finalized, with Mayweather settling in as a pretty heavy favorite despite big...

Jun 15, 2017 8:55 am

Dana White reveals plan for Conor McGregor’s future with UFC after Mayweather fight

This week, news surfaced that the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match would take place on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, where the two men would fight at 154 pounds. While the fight community immediately went wild following months of anticipation, MMA fans began to wonder if this...

Jun 14, 2017 4:11 pm

Dana White opens up on the negotiation process for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

It’s official – Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. this August 26 in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. The pair will battle at 154-pounds, in 10-oz. gloves, for a maximum of 12 rounds. Given that Mayweather owns an incredible pro boxing record of 49-0, while McGregor has never...

Jun 14, 2017 3:23 pm

Dana White reveals venue and contracted weight for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

It has now been made official. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will fight in the boxing ring this August 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yet according to UFC President Dana White, who was heavily involved in the negotiation process for this massive mega fight, the initial reports of this unprecedented crossover fight got the venue wrong....

Jun 10, 2017 8:22 am

Dana White fires back at Demetrious Johnson

The ongoing feud between the UFC brass and UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson continues this week as UFC President Dana White has now fired back at Mighty Mouse following his lengthy public letter in which he called out the UFC brass for unfair treatment of him throughout negotiations of his next fight. He summarized by...

Jun 9, 2017 10:53 am

Dana White fires back: “Trust me, I’m running the Mayweather-McGregor deal”

Earlier this week, reports emerged from numerous high-profile news sources that indicated UFC President Dana White was no longer negotiating a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight. The reports followed the news of White finalizing Conor McGregor’s half of the contract several weeks ago, which was expected to then lead to White finalizing a...