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Feb 1, 2017 9:31 am

Dana White: “there’s no way” Ortiz vs. Sonnen was fixed

Late last month, a 42-year-old Tito Ortiz stepped into the cage for a final time against the 39-year-old Chael Sonnen. Ortiz won this fight in impressive fashion, tapping Sonnen with a rear-naked choke in the first round to ride off into the sunset on a win. Unfortunately, Ortiz’s big win was marred by widespread speculation...

Feb 1, 2017 8:49 am

Dana White has offered Nick Diaz a fight with Demian Maia, is waiting to hear back

Stockton, California’s Nick Diaz is one of the most popular and exciting fighters on the UFC roster. Unfortunately, it’s been years since we last saw the fan favorite in action. Luckily for Nick Diaz fans, UFC President Dana White is apparently making some real efforts to get him back in the cage. Though Diaz apparently...

Feb 1, 2017 7:27 am

Dana White: Jon Jones likely to get immediate title shot when he returns

Last year, in the main event of UFC 200, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was expected to take on current champion Daniel Cormier in a bid to reclaim the title that was once his. Regrettably, Jones was forced out of this planned fight after a failed drug test, and was subsequently handed a year-long...

Jan 31, 2017 5:45 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey is “probably done” fighting

In November of 2015, dominant women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was knocked stiff by a second-round Holly Holm head-kick. This shocking upset loss was followed by a long stretch of inactivity, during which many members of the MMA community wondered whether or not the former champ would ever return to the cage. Eventually, of course,...


Jan 29, 2017 8:36 am

Dana White on Amanda Nunes’ featherweight goals: pump the brakes

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, Amanda Nunes made her first defense of the women’s bantamweight title with a 48-second destruction of returning former champ Ronda Rousey. Shortly after this win, the champ began campaigning for a fight with the winner of UFC’s upcoming inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, which will pit...

Jan 28, 2017 9:21 am

Dana White gives bold prediction for Francis Ngannou

Saturday night on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, streaking heavyweight contender Francis ‘The Predator’ Ngannou will face former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski in a highly anticipated showdown. There’s no secret that the fight is undoubtably the biggest of Ngannou’s career, taking a step up from fighting unranked heavyweights, to fighting #7...

Jan 24, 2017 1:11 pm

Dana White shoots down Manny Pacquiao vs. Conor McGregor

If you have a draw in the sport of boxing, why wouldn’t you drop your name in the hat to be in the talks of a superfight with UFC superstar Conor McGregor? Manny Pacquiao is one of the latest boxing stars to say that he would fight McGregor if given the opportunity and chances are...

Jan 16, 2017 1:43 pm

Floyd Mayweather questions why Dana White is being paid more than Conor McGregor

The promotional battle between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather also interestingly involves UFC President Dana White. Recently, White, who has McGregor under contract with the UFC made Mayweather an offer of $25 million to fight McGregor with a split of pay-per-view buys to be negotiated. Mayweather laughed at White’s offer...

Jan 16, 2017 6:20 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather: “tough guy” Dana White used to carry my bags

Last week, we witnessed perhaps the biggest development in the ongoing Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor narrative thus far. UFC President Dana White made the retired boxing great what he called a “real offer” to fight the MMA superstar. This offer was for $25 million dollars, and a to-be-negotiated pay-per-view split. Shortly after the broadcast...

Jan 14, 2017 10:55 am

Dana White fires back at Floyd Mayweather for laughing at offer

Talks have seriously heated up in regards to a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match in 2017. To kick off the year, Mayweather made McGregor a fight offer, offering the UFC superstar $15 million to fight, while leaving the door open to potentially giving the UFC lightweight champ a cut of the PPV...

Jan 14, 2017 10:24 am

Dana White gives Ronda Rousey update following UFC 207 loss

At UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was on the wrong end of an extremely one-sided beatdown from UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. While leading up to the fight, Rousey was the focus of the UFC 207 promo videos, which built up the hype surrounding her already highly anticipated return, it...

Jan 13, 2017 2:40 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather responds to Dana White’s $25 million offer to fight Conor McGregor

On Friday, UFC President Dana White offered Floyd Mayweather $25 million to fight Conor McGregor with pay-per-view buys to be negotiated. It didn’t take long for the undefeated, retired boxing superstar to respond as TMZ caught up with Mayweather later on Friday. “Ahh you’re a f***ing comedian,” Mayweather exclaimed after TMZ told him White’s offer....

Jan 13, 2017 11:43 am

BREAKING! Dana White formally makes Floyd Mayweather offer to fight Conor McGregor

This week, undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather made UFC superstar Conor McGregor an offer to step into the ring with him for a boxing match. Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million, and left the door open to discuss Conor McGregor getting a cut of the match’s Pay-Per View sales. Friday afternoon, during an appearance on The...

Jan 11, 2017 5:59 am

Mark Hunt files civil suit against UFC, Dana White and Brock Lesnar

Last July, on the main card of UFC 200, Mark Hunt was given the tough job of welcoming Brock Lesnar back to the Octagon. In the end, Hunt was unable to thwart the former heavyweight champion’s long-discussed comeback plans, instead coming up short on the judges’ scorecards after being out-wrestled for three rounds. In the...

Jan 3, 2017 8:22 am

Dana White recalls consoling Ronda Rousey after UFC 207 loss

This past weekend, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated return to the Octagon after over a year away from the cage. The return was a very short lived one as Rousey was tagged in the opening moments of the fight before ultimately being stopped just 48 seconds into the fight...

Jan 1, 2017 10:21 am

VIDEO | Dana White Recaps Friday’s UFC 207 Event

UFC president Dana White joined the UFC on FOX crew to recap Friday’s UFC 207 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Here is what Mr. White had to say: “Obviously the co-main event was amazing. It was an incredible fight. Garbrandt looked better than he has ever looked in his career. Dominick Cruz is great. Dominick...

Dec 31, 2016 11:25 am

Dana White: TJ Dillashaw is “probably” next for title shot at 135

Friday night in the co-main event of UFC 207, undefeated bantamweight prospect Cody Garbrandt stepped into the Octagon and put on the performance of a lifetime as he picked apart bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz, dropping the champ several times throughout the fight en route to a unanimous decision win to claim the UFC bantamweight championship....

Dec 31, 2016 9:00 am

Dana White opens up on Ronda Rousey’s mentality after UFC 207

Friday night in Las Vegas, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stepped into the Octagon for the first time in over a year as she faced off against UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in a highly anticipated matchup. While Rousey was the focus of the promos leading up to the event, when the...

Dec 29, 2016 9:59 am

Dana White says it is all on Conor McGregor for next fight and negotiations

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor stated after winning the lightweight belt from Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 that he would be taking time off from fighting for the birth of his first child. “The Notorious” also stated that he wants to meet with the new owners of the UFC to talk business and said...

Dec 28, 2016 11:30 pm

Dana White explains why Ronda Rousey was given pass on media obligations

Leading up to UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been the focus of the promotions efforts to promote the fight, using Rousey as the focus of their TV ads. With that being said, Rousey has been given an exemption from her usual media obligations leading up to the fight, and has...

Dec 28, 2016 11:16 pm

PHOTO | Fabricio Werdum fires back, posts screenshot of texts with Dana White

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was recently left without an opponent when former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of their scheduled UFC 207 scrap just days before the event after the NSAC deemed Velasquez medically unfit to fight. While Junior dos Santos initially opened up as a frontrunner for a late...

Dec 28, 2016 6:22 pm

Dana White says Nick Diaz has turned down all the fights the UFC has offered him

During today’s UFC 207 media scrum in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White revealed to MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas that former Stirkeforce champion Nick Diaz has been offered several welterweight fights by the promotion but unfortunately turned them all down. Weight debates aside, Dana White told me he's offered Nick Diaz fights at welterweight. According to...

Dec 28, 2016 2:46 pm

Dana White explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson is not happening

Earlier this month, reports began to surface that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be fighting for the interim UFC lightweight champion. The pair traded barbs on social media, with both men stating that the ball was in the other’s court. Ultimately, Ferguson revealed that he would be holding out for more money from the...

Dec 27, 2016 10:34 am

Dana White not expecting Brock Lesnar to make another UFC return

At UFC 199 in June, it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Mark Hunt. Controversially, Lesnar was granted an exemption from the first three months of USADA’s drug testing to make him an eligible fighter in the eyes of the organization....