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Aug 24, 2014 5:04 pm

White Meeting With Nate Diaz Upon U.S. Return

UFC President Dana White have already had “some quality time together”, during which the pair talked about Nate’s future in the UFC. That meeting was during the final taping of TUF 20, which Diaz’s teammate Gilbert Melendez is coaching. “Where he is and where we are – we’re not even close,” White told MMAjunkie following...

Aug 24, 2014 8:23 am

White Confirms Carano Deal Close, Hopes For More Progress In September

With rumors circling last week that Gina Carano had signed with Bellator, UFC President Dana White explained to fans and media where he was in his quest to sign the WMMA legend to a UFC contract. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “It’s complicated, but I think it’s close. I had a plan, but now I don’t...

Aug 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Dana/Ronda Say Cyborg Fight Still Possible

When it comes to big fights inside the UFC, none can be bigger than a fight between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg. It’s the fight fans want. Cyrborg currently fights in a weight-class not offered by the UFC, and therefore doesn’t fight for the promotion. However, the Invicta FC champion is making the jump down...

Aug 21, 2014 1:27 pm

Rousey & White Discuss The UFC’s Influx Of New Female Talent

“I’m so excited that Holly Holm got signed. She’s someone I’ve had my eye on for a while. She’s a really exciting fighter. You don’t see women that are world champion boxers knocking people out with headkicks very often. I think that she’s just not great for a title fight, she’s great for a whole...

Aug 21, 2014 12:58 pm

White: Silva vs. Diaz Has Possible Title Implications

“Anderson’s ranked No. 1 in the world right now at 185. So obviously, Diaz, who is a 170-pounder, if he beats Anderson, it would be a pretty big statement for him. “We’ll see what the landscape looks like when that fight happens.” During a recent sitdown with fans in China (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana...

Aug 20, 2014 4:04 pm

White Loves Super Fights, But Thinks GSP vs. Jones Is A “Stupid Fight”

“You know, we’ve talked about super fights in the past, and they for one reason or another didn’t happen. And when we talk super fights, let’s talk about what ‘super fight’ means. If you have Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva – if you have Anderson Silva vs. the Jon Jones, the guys who have held...

Aug 17, 2014 4:14 pm

White: UFC Responsible For UFC 178 Brawl, Jones-D.C. Trash Talk Got Nasty!

“You want my personal opinion? Our bad. It’s our bad. These guys are fighters. They’re two of the baddest dudes on the planet. They’re going face-to-face to stare off. We have to make sure that doesn’t happen and shouldn’t happen, but it did.” “I don’t think that was something that was thought about. What happened...

Aug 17, 2014 12:57 pm

White Irate Over War Machine Press – “Stop Calling Him A UFC Fighter”

“It’s horrible, man. Horrible. And every time I gotta look and see, ‘Ex-UFC fighter’ when the stories are written. He fought twice [in the UFC], six years ago! He’s a current Bellator-Viacom fighter. I had my staff calling these reporters are like, ‘We don’t know what Bellator is.’ And I said, ‘You ever heard of...

Aug 15, 2014 3:06 pm

White: ‘Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson Makes Sense’

  Alexander Gustafsson’s plans, are to sit on the side-lines, and wait for a title shot. But he’s going to be out for a very long time and that’s not what the UFC is looking for. Instead, during a recent report on UFC.COM, UFC President Dana White said he’s wants to put together a bout...

Aug 15, 2014 11:21 am

PHOTO | TUF 20 Ladies Dine With White Following Taping Conclusion

‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: Pettis vs. Melendez’ taping concluded yesterday in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White treated the all-female case of competitors to a post-season dinner in Las Vegas. There’s a few glum faces in the crowd, but pay close attention. Does anyone look like a winner?

Aug 15, 2014 10:00 am

White Not Interested In Having Gustafsson Wait

The very moment that it was announced that Jon Jones was withdrawing from UFC 178 due to an injury, Alexander Gustafsson jumped in, telling the world that he was here and ready to take his rightful place against Jones in January. “I just heard the news that Jones is injured and the fight is rescheduled...

Aug 13, 2014 11:40 am

Ronda Rousey Compares Herself To Mike Tyson, White Agrees

“I can’t do anything right for some people. I train harder than all these girls. I’ve worked to be the best in the world. People still find something wrong with it. It’s not because I have no competition. The competition out there is amazing. “It’s that I plan for every fight so precisely. … So...

Jul 27, 2014 12:25 pm

White Backs Off Carano Talk – “It’s complicated”, says the UFC Boss

  A very short, and seemingly agitated, Dana White was quick to turn reporters off the Gina Carano topic yesterday when pressed by the assembled media. This comes on the heels of White stating just last week that they would fly to L.A. and get the deal done without issue. Last night at the press-conference...

Jul 27, 2014 9:20 am

White Confirms, Aldo Gets Wish, Faces Mendes in Brazil

  Following last night’s UFC on FOX 12 event, UFC President Dana White was in a rush to hit the road, but prior to his departure he gave the media one golden-nugget of news. Jose Aldo will rematch Chad Mendes in Brazil. The two were originally scheduled to square off in Chad’s home state of...

Jul 25, 2014 5:26 pm

California Commission Says White’s Wrong – Matt Brown Refused To Make Weight, Fined 20%

Shortly after airing today’s weigh-ins UFC President Dana White took to FOX Sports with an update and reaction to Matt Brown missing weight for his main event on FOX tomorrow night. In the President’s statement he noted that the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) refused to let Brown make his contracted weight, therefore it was...

Jul 21, 2014 9:26 am

White Praises Rousey: She Is The Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

UFC President Dana White praised UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during a media event at UFC Fight Night Dublin, even going as far as to say that Rousey is the greatest athlete that he has ever worked with. “She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level,” said UFC...

Jul 18, 2014 6:42 pm

White Wants Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman To Go Down In Brazil

“We want to make that fight happen. That’s the next fight. That fight should’ve already happened before the Machida. That’s the fight we want to do and that’s the fight that Chris Weidman wants. It doesn’t have to take place in Nevada. That fight would be big in Brazil, too. I would do it Brazil....