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Nov 18, 2014 10:21 am

White on ‘unbelievable’ UFC schedule

Dana White joins APG to discuss the early 2015 schedule and whether or not Cub Swanson could get a title shot by defeating Frankie Edgar this Saturday.

Nov 16, 2014 9:08 am

White Clarifies Comments About Stripping Velasquez Of Championship

UFC President Dana White caught heat from critics earlier this week when news surfaced that White was allegedly contemplating stripping UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of his belt if the champ is unable to fight before March (Read about that HERE). White clarified his comments last night at FOX Sports post-fight show last night after...

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 7, 2014 11:30 am

White Addresses UFC Featherweight Title Picture

“I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar. Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad...

Oct 14, 2014 5:41 pm

White, Fertitta Fly To Montreal On Official UFC “Business” With GSP

UFC President Dana White, and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta hopped in the UFC’s private jet recently, for a breakfast meeting with former welterweight kingpin, Georges St-Pierre in Montreal. While the purpose of the meeting is unclear, it has been confirmed through various outlets that the trio met inside a Montreal restaurant. Neither party is discussing...

Oct 1, 2014 12:03 pm

White Takes Blame For Romero/Kennedy Controversy

“There was also a language barrier. But I saw the guys from the commission. They were yelling, ‘Get the hell out of there!’ I don’t care what language you speak — you know what get the hell out of there means. You know what time you’re supposed to be out of the octagon. It was...

Sep 28, 2014 3:33 pm

Dana Says McGregor Is A Bigger Star Than GSP And Lesnar

UFC President Dana White spoke on the UFC 178 post-fight show on Fox Sports 1 about Conor McGregor’s star power. Earlier in the night, in what has been called ‘the people’s main event,’ McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in under 2-minutes of the 1st round. “Conor McGregor is the real deal – he is...

Sep 27, 2014 10:03 am

Dana Fires Back At Wanderlei, Says he’s Made $9.7 Million

Wanderlei Silva retired from MMA last month, citing that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him, and saying that they didn’t pay him enough to live. The NSAC has since banned the former PRIDE champion for life, and fined him $70,000, however UFC President Dana White took a recent opportunity to defend his...

Sep 27, 2014 8:06 am

DANACAM: Johnson vs. Cariaso Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 took place, headlining the Pay-Per View tonight will be a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson as he looks to continue his streak as the reigning UFC flyweight champion against Chris Cariaso. Below we have UFC President Dana White’s view of the staredown between the two men.

Sep 27, 2014 7:56 am

DANACAM: Cerrone vs. Alvarez Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 were held. Cameramen shot the event from over UFC President Dana White’s shoulder, giving fans a first person view of the action. Here we have the co-main event staredown between Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez.

Sep 27, 2014 7:50 am

DANACAM: Zingano vs. Nunes Intense Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 were held. Unbeknownst to the public, a cameraman was filming all the action over Dana White’s shoulder, getting a first-person view of the intensity. Check out the UFC President’s view of the staredown between Cat Zingano and Amanda Nunes.

Sep 26, 2014 5:31 pm

Alvarez: Dana And Lorenzo Know I Should Be Fighting Champions

Eddie Alvarez has yet to fight inside the UFC, however tomorrow night that will change when he steps into the Octagon against #5 ranked Donald Cerrone. Regardless of his lack of UFC experience, the former Bellator MMA champion feels that he he should be fighting the UFC champion, Anthony Pettis. He spoke to MMAFighting: “The...

Sep 24, 2014 2:11 pm

White Talks Wanderlei’s Lifetime Ban: “You can’t run from a drug test”

UFC President Dana White has responded to the recent fallout with MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva, following his lifetime ban from the sport. Via UFC.com: “I didn’t see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can’t run from a drug test. I think he...

Sep 16, 2014 12:44 pm

Askren to Dana: ‘You’re in good hands’

Dana your attacks against me aren't working,don't worry it will be ok. You're in good hands. http://t.co/oBwd46uIYM pic.twitter.com/dkGviFkqmX — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 12, 2014 One FC Welterweight champion Ben Askren took this jab at UFC President Dana White, and somewhere Inside MMA host Kenny Rice just had a heart attack. Sorry Kenny!

Sep 13, 2014 12:04 pm

White: ‘Fight Between Alvarez and Cerrone Will Answer A Lot Of Questions’

“I love Cowboy Cerrone. He’s one of my favorite fighters,” White said. “Eddie Alvarez has been waiting for this opportunity for years now, and he’s finally here. I think it’s going to be a very good fight. I would make Eddie the underdog because he’s had a tough run and he’s going in against Cerrone...

Sep 11, 2014 5:14 am

White: ‘TUF 20 has the next Ronda Rousey’

“It’s a great season because of what’s at stake. I love the fights that happened. When you do a season, I get excited when I see people who have the ability to be great and become big stars. There’s one person who I think could be the next Ronda Rousey on this season.” White on...

Sep 9, 2014 4:24 pm

Askren Jokes: ‘Maybe Dana Paid Rice $5k For Inside MMA snub’

“I jokingly said to my wife after the interview, ‘Maybe Dana paid Kenny $5,000 to try to make me look like an ass. That was my intuition: Why is he acting like this? Something’s gotta be up. But I still have no idea. I’m still dumbfounded by the whole thing.” “Honestly, I think a lot...

Sep 2, 2014 5:09 pm

“Funky” Fires Off At Dana, UFC

“I have a hard time with how Dana White treats people.” “It’s kind of like all of us had that time in high school when we were bullied by the cool group of kids. Then we did something, then the cool group said ‘oh my god, can you be part of our group?’ Then some...

Sep 2, 2014 11:56 am

White Believes Faber And Dillashaw Will Fight

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Sep 1, 2014 4:05 pm

Overeem Fires Back At Dana For Comments On Training With Jones

After Jon Jones was forced out of his UFC 178 bout against Daniel Cormier due to a torn meniscus it was reported that Alistair Overeem was the man he was training with, someone who is infamous for injuring teammates while training. UFC President Dana White had some harsh words for Greg Jackson for allowing the...

Aug 31, 2014 8:07 am

QUICK TWITT | White Fires Back At Fan For UFC 177 PPV Snub

UFC President Dana White is never one to shy away from defending his promotion against fans who criticize the UFC’s decisions via social media. Last night Dana responded to a troll on Twitter who was taking shots at the quality of the UFC 177 card. @laralec STFU dork, who asked u to buy it? Did...

Aug 31, 2014 7:54 am

White Still Confident On Carano, Backs Off Rousey Talk

UFC President Dana White is expecting WMMA pioneer Gina Carano to have an answer by the first week of September as to whether or not she will be signing with the UFC. However now it seems that Carano may not be getting an immediate title shot upon her potential signing. White spoke to media members...

Aug 31, 2014 6:28 am

White: Barao May Need More than One Win to Earn Title Shot

Dana White was none too pleased when he heard that Renan Barao could not make weight for his championship bout at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto”. On Friday, he had mentioned that it was likely he would have to take another fight before stepping into the octagon for a title shot. During the “UFC 177”...