5599 Search Results for dana white

May 26, 2014 5:03 am

White: Jones In Contract Negotiations, Gustafsson Bout Not A Done Deal

Last weekend rumors were swirling about a possible Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson fight planned for August 30. During the UFC 173 post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White confirmed that they got Alexander Gustafsson under a new contract and he signed a bout agreement to fight Jon Jones on August 30th. “We didn’t announce...

May 23, 2014 12:42 pm

White: ‘If you don’t like 145’ers you’re not a fight fan’

“I love watching Renan Barao fight; I’m a big Renan Barao fan. What don’t you love about Renan Barao? He goes out and he finishes and he wrecks people. I’m still going back and forth with the Jon Jones-Renan Barao thing, but I think without a doubt Renan is the No. 2 ranked… If you...

May 23, 2014 9:43 am

White: ‘Vitor Belfort Drug Test Results Absolutely Irrelevant’

“I think it’s all going to work out. I’m telling you, the whole Vitor thing, you guys know. Vitor drives me nuts, but Vitor has gotten a bad rap on this whole thing. He’s gotten a bad rap.” “When he showed up in Nevada the thing that was bad about that is he showed up...


May 22, 2014 7:51 pm

White Not Impressed With Tito, But Keeping Him In Hall-Of-Fame

“Who gives a shit what Tito wants. Does anybody really give a shit what Tito wants? Good for Tito. Let him stay over in Viacom MMA and make some money and try and stay relevant. I don’t care what Tito wants.” During today’s media scrum, UFC President Dana White addressed the recent success of Tito...

May 22, 2014 7:42 pm

Dana: ‘Ronda hurts Mayweather badly in street fight or MMA’

“Do you think Floyd Mayweather has ever had his feet kicked out from under him? She walks around at 160, 165. At 165 pounds, all her weight coming down on him, on the street, on here, on the concrete, I don’t care where it is, she’s going to hurt him badly. I’ve seen her throw...

May 22, 2014 9:50 am

White Credits TUF 19 Judging Fiasco For Positive Change In The NSAC

“After that moment on The Ultimate Fighter I think it created change. Finally, everything that I’ve been crying about and yelling about and screaming about finally came to a head in this episode of The Ultimate Fighter. I think that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has done a great job fixing the problem and moving...

May 22, 2014 5:20 am

White: Mazzagatti just not a good referee

Dana White discusses the judging controversy on The Ultimate Fighter, whether Henderson or Cormier could get a title shot, and Anderson Silva’s most recent comments.

May 21, 2014 12:50 pm

White Smashes Journalist Over Anti-Barao Comments

UFC President Dana White has done his best to sell Renan Barao as a legit draw in the sport. With a headlining slot on this weekend’s pay-per-view and near historic low PPV buys this year, the UFC boss needs some people to bite on that idea. A recent Ben Fowlkes article brings Barao’s star-power into...

May 16, 2014 1:08 pm

QUICK TWITT | White: My Shaved Head Will Sell More Than Bellator PPV

The Bellator fight promotion makes their pay-per-view debut this weekend. The company has failed to garner a television audience on SPIKE TV and with former UFC champs in tow, will attempt to enter the world of pay-per-view broadcasting. Dana White is not impressed: Offered Dana bet that UFC1 PPV buys beat Bellator1. He said "Me...

May 13, 2014 12:09 pm

White: ‘Pettis is such a badass’

“Pettis is such a badass – unbelievably talented fighter. I love his attitude. I love everything about that kid, and it is truly an honor to watch that kid perform. The running off the cage, the bouncing off the cage and the knee to ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, (he) beats Ben Henderson in the first round when...

May 12, 2014 1:10 pm

White Not Concerned With Nick & Nate Diaz – “The World Moved On”

“The thing that’s sad about it: I like them. And I used to have a really good relationship with Nate, but fighting or any other sport, it isn’t a profession. It isn’t a job. It’s an opportunity. It’s an opportunity to make money. It’s an opportunity to achieve great things in a short window of...

May 7, 2014 10:14 pm

White: ‘Matt Brown is looking for respect. “CRAZY” over underdog role’

“Matt Brown is ranked No. 7 and has been looking for respect for forever now. The guy has destroyed everybody he’s fought. He feels like he’s been disrespected for so long. He’s done so much and should have an opportunity to fight for the title soon. And Erick Silva, who’s ranked 14th, I think there’s...

May 2, 2014 12:34 pm

White Says UFC, Not Boxing Will Get First Crack At New Vegas Arena

The good folks over at MGM are building a new Las Vegas Arena with a $375 Million price tag attached to it. A who’s who of promoters will no doubt be vying for a chance to host the first event in the venue, but UFC President Dana White says that designation has already been promised...

Apr 30, 2014 2:20 pm

Tito Ortiz: ‘Maybe the steroids are getting to Dana’s head’

“Maybe the steroids are getting to his head, I don’t know. Maybe from the first time we sparred, back in 2001, when I first started boxing, he thought we had good matches. Now, 13 years later, he thinks he could actually beat me, but hey, he’s confident and you can’t knock a guy for that....

Apr 28, 2014 3:05 pm

White: ‘Nate Diaz Is Ready To Fight’

Good news for fight fans, but terrible news for the guys in the UFC’s lightweight division, Nate Diaz is reportedly over his pay gripes and ready to return to action. Dana White dropped news of the Stockton fighter’s return at last Saturday’s post-fight media event. “I didn’t [speak with Nate],” said the UFC boss. “I think...

Apr 26, 2014 10:28 am

Barao Backpedals On Salary Talk Following White’s Reaction

“After reading news of my quotes in media, I would like to say that I have never said that I was saving the UFC in this card in the sense that was published and much less that I would think that the UFC is in debt with me. This is my job. I haven’t spoke...

Apr 25, 2014 4:37 pm

Jon Jones: Dana’s no sensei, so whatever

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is set to defend his title against Glover Teixeira tomorrow night at UFC 172 in Baltimore. After a long day full of media obligations, Jones sat down with MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani and asked the journalist for some different questions. Helwani obliged, noting that UFC president Dana White had recently made the case that...

Apr 24, 2014 8:58 pm

Cyborg Responds To Latest Dana Rant: ‘I Like Wanderlei. Rousey is a paper champ’

Lately, Cris Cyborg finds herself at the wrong end of every joke. Earlier today, Dana White totally blasted the Invicta FC champion, going as far as mimicking her walking in high-heels. Cyborg took to MMAFighting.com to respond: “I thought the comparison was funny. I’m a big fan of Wanderlei Silva, he’s a big international idol.”...

Apr 24, 2014 3:00 pm

White Defends Rousey, Blasts Cyborg Over Her Looks

Birds of a feather… While attending today’s media event in Baltimore, UFC President Dana White discussed Cris Cyborg, Ronda Rousey and the trend of call-outs, insults, and challenges going back and forth between the two. Once again, Marc Raimondi of FOX Sports, Tweeted from the scene: Dana White compares Ronda calling Cyborg an it with...

Apr 24, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Will Give ‘Rumble’ A Lifetime Ban If He Misses Weight

There’s a lot at stake for Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson this Friday. He’s scheduled to face Phil Davis this Saturday in the UFC 172 co-main event, but he needs to make the contracted weight limit first. Something he’s failed to do on numerous occasions with the UFC. During today’s media event, Dana White touched on the...