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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’...

Nov 18, 2014 12:16 pm

White: ‘Brock Lesnar Interested In Fighting Again’

UFC President Dana White confirmed, during yesterday’s UFC media event, that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is indeed interested in a return to the Octagon. He told the press, “Brock Lesnar’s under contract with the WWE. We have a great relationship with him. He’s healthy, and he’s said that he’s interested in fighting again. We’ll...

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....