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Nov 12, 2013 8:48 am

White: Nick’s Manager Said He’s Retired; Diaz: I Don’t Have A Manager

During the ‘UFC Fight Night 32’ post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White was asked about the possible return of former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. The UFC president stated that he had offered a fight to the Diaz camp, but that the Stockton fighter had decided to remain retired: “I offered Nick Diaz a...

Nov 11, 2013 9:11 am

Dana Admits The UFC Announced Gust vs. Nog Prior To Lil Nog’s Acceptance Of Bout

UFC President Dana White admitted recently that he prematurely announced the Alexander Gustafsson versus ‘Lil Nog’ bout, which is why they had to cancel it and give Gustafsson Jimi Manuwa instead. As a result the younger Noguiera brother received a hefty public backlash from Chael Sonnen, who stated, ‘He fight’s less than Ghandi,’ among several...

Oct 18, 2013 10:51 am

White: ‘Palhares’ Submission Was Wrong And Despicable’

“He knew what he was doing that night. Apparently, there was some talk where Mike Pierce said some bad things and everything else. There is no place for that in this sport. You don’t hold a leglock that long while the guy is tapping and you know he is tapping. Especially that’s what Palhares is...

Jul 8, 2013 2:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Eyes Year-End Show For Silva vs. Weidman II

In a talk with the Los Angeles Times, UFC President Dana white revealed that he is trying to put together a rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman for the UFC’s big year-end show. Currently dubbed, UFC 168, the show is already expected to be headlined by a female title fight between Ronda Rousey and...

Jul 5, 2013 10:22 am

White: GSP Doesn’t Want A Superfight Against Anderson Silva

“I’ve been working hard to try to make those fights. Georges St-Pierre would not even think about this fight because Anderson Silva’s going to (lose), according to Georges St-Pierre.” “At the end of the day, he weighs 170 pounds. Any guy who’s going to fight up in weight – ‘I’m the man here at 170....

Jul 1, 2013 10:35 am

White: Issues In Boston All Cleared Up, UFC on FS 1 Event Will Go On As Planned

“You know, when it gets down to the fact, do you want to change the card? You know, do you want to move fights around and switch fights?. When that starts happening, it’s like ‘Yeah, maybe we can’t do the fight here.’ But, you know, we figured it out… No. We ended up getting everything...

Jun 18, 2013 12:51 pm

Quick Twitt | Florian Takes up With White, Blasts Mazzagatti

Former UFC fighter turned commentator, Kenny Florian, took to twitter recently to echo the sentiments of, his employer, Dana White in regards to the reffing abilities of Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti has been a ref for so long yet still doesn't know the sport & now Kizer is defending him. Unfortunate. He should be reprimanded. —...

Jun 17, 2013 11:28 am

White: Criticism For Belfort’s TRT Use Is ‘Unjust’

“I think Vitor has been unjustly beat down for the TRT thing. You guys know how I feel about TRT. But he’s done everything the right way and been within the limits he’s supposed to be in. He will end up fighting in the States. He’s been fighting in Brazil because he does well in...

May 29, 2013 10:02 am

VIDEO | Rousey, Tate & White React To TUF 18 Shift

Video: Dana White, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate React To TUF Drama Yesterday the UFC dropped a bomb on the world when they announced that Cat Zingano was forced out of her scheduled TUF 18 coaching slot due to an injury. The media machine at ZUFFA quickly got Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey on the...

Feb 18, 2013 11:11 am

Diaz Camp Refutes Whites Claim: Nick Hasn’t Missed A Countdown Shoot | UFC NEWS

“Dana is mistaken. There is no ‘crew rolling around Stockton’ and Nick did not ‘miss’ three interviews. In fact, several earlier dates were arranged without Nick’s knowledge and with no notice to Nick. When Nick learned what had happened, I assisted him in arranging a date and time directly (Thursday, Feb. 14). Nick arrived early...

Nov 20, 2012 11:03 am

White Growing Frustrated With Fighters Who Turn Down Fights | UFC NEWS

“(Kongo) turned down the fight whether it was on short notice or whatever. It’s the second fight he’s turned down in a row… It’s a lot more normal with guys who are worried about losing. Guys who are in a position where if they lose, you know what I mean? You’re either fighters or you’re...

Oct 15, 2012 12:32 pm

TUF Coach Nelson: “I think me and Dana are going to fight” | UFC NEWS

“I think me and Dana are gonna fight, I think I even offered. We’ll handle it like men, like everybody else. But at the end of the day, Dec. 15th I’m fighting Shane Carwin. He’s going to settle his beef with me and I’m gonna squash the juice with him. Pretty much if the fight...

Dec 12, 2017 9:17 am

Jason Knight Admits to Biting Gabriel Benitez at UFC Fresno

Saturday night in Fresno, California, something weird happened. For perhaps one of the first times in UFC history, a fight was paused and a point was deducted for … biting? While trying to take Gabriel Benitez down, it appeared that Jason Knight bite down on Benitez’s fingers. The fighter complained to the referee and he...

Dec 11, 2017 7:53 pm

Frankie Edgar Still Wants Fight With Max Holloway, Eyeing Fight Date in 4-5 Months

Prior to the Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo rematch at UFC 218, it was supposed to be Frankie Edgar stepping into his ninth UFC title fight(his fifth as a challenger and third at Featherweight). Edgar is one of the greatest fighters to ever compete and a legend of the lighter weight classes. Prior to Brian Ortega’s huge...

Dec 11, 2017 11:49 am

Brendan Schaub makes pick for possible Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao matchup

The latest Conor McGregor buzz surrounds a possible boxing match with legendary pugilist Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao himself is responsible for these swirling rumors, having recently divulged that his team had begun preliminary negotiations with the McGregor side. Though this fight is far from official, most oddsmakers have already pegged Conor McGregor as a sizeable underdog against Pacquiao....

Dec 11, 2017 6:16 am

Cub Swanson issues statement on submission loss to Brian Ortega

Over the weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California, long-time featherweight contender Cub Swanson stepped into the cage with surging prospect Brian Ortega. Ahead of this bout, which marked the final obligation on his current UFC contract, Swanson repeatedly suggested he planned to test his value as a free...

Dec 9, 2017 6:46 am

Tony Ferguson Says His Surgery Was to Sharpen His Elbows for McGregor in 2018

Just a couple of days ago, it was made known to the world that Tony Ferguson underwent surgery on his elbow and his return to the Octagon was up in the air. The info was released by his wife on her private Instagram account, but the news quickly proliferated all the outlets asking what this...

Dec 8, 2017 2:30 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives praise to Georges St-Pierre for vacating middleweight title

Big news for the UFC middleweight division was dropped late Thursday as the UFC announced that Georges St-Pierre vacated his newly captured middleweight title. With St-Pierre vacating the title, UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was deemed the undisputed champion and former champ Luke Rockhold is now challenging Whittaker for the belt at UFC 221...

Dec 7, 2017 7:50 pm

Strawweight Limit Is No Problem for Mackenzie Dern Ahead of Invicta FC Debut

Mackenzie Dern is one of the brightest prospects in all of MMA. The world championship BJJ black belt has gotten her career off to a hot start, going 4-0 with two spectacular submission victories and two dominant unanimous decisions. The only issue is that in two of Dern’s three fights at the 115 lb Strawweight...

Dec 7, 2017 6:16 pm

Conor McGregor Lets It Be Known That He’s Not Done Fighting

There has been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of Conor McGregor’s career, whether it be in boxing or MMA. UFC president, Dana White has been repeatedly asked about what will be next for the current UFC Lightweight champion and stated most recently that he’s moving forward as if McGregor’s not coming back. He said this after...