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Mar 22, 2015 12:14 am

White On Maia: I’d Like To See Him Take More Risks

Dana White has said this about Alistair Overeem, and he feels the same way about welterweight Demian Maia: Maia has to take more risks inside the octagon. “Maia did what he does. He has unbelievable jiu-jitsu. It wasn’t the most exciting fight you’ll ever see. My only disappointment with Demian was he didn’t take enough...

Mar 22, 2015 12:10 am

White on Koscheck: I’ll Try to Push Him Toward Retiring

UFC President Dana White has now seen Josh Koscheck lose five fights in a row, two of which within a month. When asked if he thought Koscheck should hang up the gloves, White was transparent in how he felt about the situation. “I have a soft spot for (Ultimate Fighter) season one guys. Koscheck doesn’t...

Mar 22, 2015 12:06 am

White on Referee Call: One of the Biggest Screw Up of All Time

Dana White was not happy about the decision of Drew Dober and Leandro Silva’s bout. Needless to say, he was asked about it and went on a rant about how badly the referee screwed up. White kicked things off with a “fact” he learned about the referee: “Supposedly, the referee is a black belt in...

Mar 21, 2015 11:59 pm

White: Nunes & Silva Will Get a Bonus Check

Despite not being listed among the names that would receive a “Performance of the Night” bonus check, Dana White assured Erick Silva and Amanda Nunes they will be getting bonuses as well. Fans on social media showed their disapproval when Nunes and Silva were left out of the bonus report, but White addressed it as...


Mar 14, 2015 11:55 pm

White: I Didn’t Imagine Anybody Could Do That to Pettis

Fans and media alike labeled Rafael dos Anjos as the heavy underdog walking into UFC 185, and with good reason. Anthony Pettis could have arguably been the pound-for-pound best fighter in the company until the first round of the fight started. It was all downhill from there. Even after the fight finished, Dana White still...

Mar 14, 2015 11:50 pm

White: Dos Anjos Blew His MCL 2 Weeks Ago, Fought Injured

Not only did Rafael dos Anjos dominate the former champion Anthony Pettis for twenty-five straight minutes, but he did it with a blown MCL! Dana White confirmed the rumors at the start of the UFC 185 post fight press conference. White stated, “Apparently… two weeks ago, Rafael dos Anjos blew out his MCL and fought...

Mar 5, 2015 11:31 am

White Says Watson-Rousey Rumors Not True

Despite several reports throughout the week, citing an argument between Burt Watson and Team Rousey sparked Burt Watson’s UFC exit, UFC President Dana White says a beef between the bantamweight champion’s camp and Burt was not at the root of of his exit. The UFC’s infamous site coordinator suddenly resigned from his duties following UFC...

Mar 2, 2015 6:31 am

White Hasn’t Talked With GSP Since Unveiling New Drug-Testing Plans

Georges St. Pierre has always been very vocal about his stance regarding PEDs in the sport, and his dislike for them. St. Pierre even went as far as to cite the sports rampant PED problem as a reason for his indefinite retirement from the sport. With the recent string of drug testing failures, the UFC...

Mar 1, 2015 9:03 am

PUNKED! Jones Punks White, Reenacts DC Brawl With Johnson

Prior to UFC 184 on Saturday night, the UFC held their ‘Welcome To The Show’ press conference to preview upcoming events. During the event, UFC President Dana White held staredowns for the upcoming fights, including Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson, who will fight at UFC 187 in May. When the men went to do the...

Mar 1, 2015 8:46 am

Cyborg Signed To Zuffa? White Says Ask Fertitta

This past Friday, Invicta FC 11 went down from Los Angeles, the same town as UFC 184 went down on Saturday night. At Invicta FC 11, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg defended her featherweight strap in just 46 seconds. At UFC 184 on Saturday, Ronda Rousey defended her UFC women’s bantamweight strap in just...

Feb 25, 2015 3:31 pm

Fedor Breaks His Silence! White To Blame For Failed UFC Negotiations

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of the greatest fighters of all time, and one of the few men the UFC was never able to sign. There has been much talk and speculation since ‘The Last Emperor’s’ retirement as to why he and the UFC were never able to reach an agreement, however,...

Jan 31, 2015 11:52 pm

White: Vitor Called & Asked For Interim Title Fight, Turned Down Machida

Chris Weidman has been forced out of defending his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. While Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano have been moved up to the main event, Belfort initially wanted to remain on the card and fight for the interim title. Dana White told the entertaining story during the UFC...

Jan 29, 2015 9:38 am

Dana on the unlikely rise of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson

“It’s crazy. If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn’t like boxing where if you move up a weight class, it’s three pounds. You move up a weight class here, it’s 15 pounds. So he goes from 170 to 185. It’s not like he was a world-beater...

Jan 29, 2015 8:55 am

White Comments On Jon Jones’ Brief Stint In Rehab

  “Everybody was talking about, ‘Oh, he really didn’t go to rehab.’ He went for a 24-hour evaluation into rehab. They evaluated him for 24 hours. When the 24 hours was up they said, ‘You are not an addict.’ OK? But my thing was if you’re doing that four weeks before the biggest fight of...

Jan 28, 2015 2:28 pm

White Breaks His Silence — “Nick Diaz is M.I.A.”

“Nick is being Nick. We don’t know where Nick is. I literally Instagram’ed a picture of him on a milk carton today. He’s M.I.A. First of all, we have a show called UFC Embedded, they showed up there Sunday to start filming him — couldn’t find him. We went through his management team and they...

Jan 15, 2015 4:49 pm

White on Jones: ‘There’s definitely something wrong’

“My thing is whether you have a problem with street drugs or not, you say you don’t have a problem, there’s definitely something wrong if you’re doing that three weeks before the biggest fight of your life. “Obviously, I was horrified. I didn’t see that one coming. I didn’t expect that.” … “He’s been a bit...

Jan 15, 2015 10:35 am

White Warns: ‘Siver can ruin this whole thing’

“Nobody thought that Conor could beat Poirier, and that he was taking too big of a step up. He wins, and then now for anybody to think that Siver couldn’t ruin this whole thing is nuts because the kid can punch.” “There are many fascinating things about Conor McGregor. Number one, the way that he...

Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

White: ‘McGregor v. Aldo Would Be Biggest Fight Of 2015’

“Aldo and Conor, I think that would be the biggest fight of the year. I think it will beat every other fight his year, and (Jon) Jones vs. (Daniel) Cormier was this year. I think this would be the biggest fight this year.” “Part of making a big fight is a lot of people giving...

Jan 8, 2015 10:23 am

White: Dillashaw, Faber Said They’ll Fight

In the word of Mixed Martial Arts most camps have an internal policy, where teammates don’t fight teammates, but according to the UFC boss, Team Alpha Male’s a little more liberal. In a recent interview with FOX Sports 1 (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana White said that both Dillashaw and Faber have no issue squaring off....

Jan 8, 2015 10:16 am

Diaz’s Manager Not Buying What White Is Selling

Last night UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports 1 to update the world on Jon Jones. And while the UFC Boss made sure his number 1 priority was Jon’s recovery, he also made it clear that due to contractual obligations they had no choice but to let Jon Jones fight. Mike Kogan, popular...

Jan 8, 2015 9:47 am

Dana Defends: Jon Jones Had The Right To Fight D.C.

Last night on FOX Sports 1, UFC President Dana White explained why the UFC allowed Jon Jones to fight following a failed drug test. “No. No. 1, he was healthy. No. 2, the reason you would stop the fight and the hammer would drop on the guy would be if he tested for performance-enhancing drugs.”...

Jan 7, 2015 7:06 pm

White: “Right now, all we’re concerned with is getting Jon better”

Dana White joins UFC Tongiht to discuss Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, UFC’s exciting 2015 and more. White on Jon Jones checking into rehab: “Right now, all we’re concerned with is getting Jon better – getting him taken care of and getting him healed. We’ll make some decisions later.”  

Jan 6, 2015 12:21 pm

White: ‘Herb Dean Refed A Horrible 5th Round’

“Herb Dean, I always talk about him; I think he’s my favorite referee. He did a horrible job in the fifth round. He let them clinch, literally for five minutes, but other than that, it was an amazing fight.” During his post-fight interview on FOX Sports 1, UFC President Dana White discussed his displeasure with...

Jan 2, 2015 10:19 am

White: ‘PPV’s not dead, Jones To Do 750k Buys’

UFC President Dana White plans on proving the UFC still has the power to draw. And after a terrible showing in 2014, the UFC boss plans on getting their ground back with the first show of 2015, Jones vs. DC. “I think this fight will do 750[k buys], that’s where I place the line. Everyone thinks...

Dec 23, 2014 2:00 pm

GALLERY! The White Family’s Holiday Paradise

Last year UFC President Dana White brought snow to Las Vegas for the Holidays, but this year snow was the farthest thing from the White family’s minds. Check it: A photo posted by namotu (@namotu) on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:44pm PST My life for the next 7 days #namotu we are pumped to surf...

Nov 25, 2014 2:22 pm

BUCKET LIST! White Fulfills UFC Dream

When you’re the UFC boss, little can impress your never-ending desire for combat-sports firsts. Sometimes though… For 13 years I have wanted to watch the @ufc in a bar. Tonight is finally that night!!! Cub vs Frankie… http://t.co/GDGibv2scn — Dana White (@danawhite) November 23, 2014 For 13 years I have wanted to watch the @ufc...

Nov 19, 2014 10:15 am

White on Askren: “He doesn’t want to fight in the big show”

Widely believed to be the best prospect outside of the UFC, ONE FC welterweight champion, Ben Askren has found himself at odds with UFC President Dana White on more than one occasion. Dana White spoke to TSN’s ‘Off the Record’ about Askren, and why he hasn’t signed the prospect yet. “Ben Askren, I don’t hate...

Nov 19, 2014 9:18 am

GSP Unsure, But White Confident He’ll Return

While there is no word as to the certainty of the return of Georges St Pierre, UFC President Dana White is confident the former welterweight kingpin will return. GSP returned to training recently, stoking the flame of potential return talks. Dana White spoke to media members and fans at Monday’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’...