Archive: Dana White

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 23, 2014 8:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Dana White & Tito Ortiz Engage In Twitter Beef

TWITTER BEEF! It’s out favorite way to gossip and talk trash. Today we have a new rant from Tito Ortiz and the UFC President Dana White. On the heels of White saying Tito can stay in the UFC Hall-of-Famer, Tito took to twitter to address the issue. Check it: @DanaWhite on @TitoOrtiz's @UFC Hall of...


May 22, 2014 8:16 am

Dana White: If Nick Diaz wants to come out and fight Brown, I’d do that fight

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) is coming off a thrilling “Fight of the night” performance that saw him TKO Erick Silva in the third-round of their main event brawl earlier this month in Cincinnati. Since earning his seventh consecutive octagon win, “The Immortal” has received call-outs from a handful of fighters, most...

May 21, 2014 8:21 pm

Dana White Not Interested In Nate’s Offer, Wants Nick Diaz vs. Matt Brown

Earlier this week Nathan Diaz came out and offered up his services against Matt Brown. Brown had previously called out the older Diaz, who is not currently fighting, so Nate thought it was appropriate to fight for his brother. Seems like a fun fight, but Dana White is not interested. “We never even considered that...

May 21, 2014 12:28 pm

Rich Franklin Once Prayed To Get Out Of Fighting Anderson Silva – True Story!

“I was fighting in Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. A sold-out crowd, and 20,000 people were there. Electricity in the air. I was sitting backstage as usual. I’m nervous. I actually prayed to God, ‘If you could please make the lights go out, that would be great.’ That’s a true story. That’s not a joke....

May 21, 2014 6:10 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On UFC Embedded episode #2 of 7, Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson both spend personal time with their families before packing their bags and heading out on a promotional media tour. The same day, UFC President Dana White flies to LA to be honored as a sports visionary. UFC Embedded is a new, behind-the-scenes video...

May 20, 2014 1:17 pm

Dana White Squashes 10 Year Beef With Ken Shamrock

UFC President Dana White and former UFC champ Ken Shamrock have had a long and very public rivalry for the past several years. Now TMZ is reporting that the feud between the two is over. Check it: Both Dana and Ken confirm to TMZ Sports … they spoke on the phone earlier today and hashed...

May 16, 2014 7:48 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘I Want The Matt Brown Fight’

  “I want the Matt Brown fight. That’s what I’m looking for. I’m trying to fight the baddest motherfuckers out there. I’m not trying to fight some lame ass fighter that they’re trying to build off of me. “My brother is retired. So if this guy wants to fight a Diaz, he’s got to fight...

May 15, 2014 9:47 am

Dana White’s Top 5 UFC Fights Do Not Include Brown vs. Silva

Last night on FOX Sports 1 the UFC Tonight crew gave viewers a list of Dana White’s top 5 UFC First rounds. After much talk about the Brown vs. Silva fight, many expected the UFC boss to at least include last Saturday’s main event on his list, but it didn’t make the cut. Here’s who...

May 14, 2014 8:18 pm

QUICK TWITT: Dana White Blocks Tim Sylvia on Twitter

By Evan Stoumbelis Tim Sylvia hasn’t fought for the UFC since 2008 when he lost to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. However that hasn’t stopped the 3-time champ from campaigning to get on the UFC’s Fight Night 47 card in his hometown of Maine. Apparently Sylvia’s call to arms via Twitter was too much for Dana White,...

May 14, 2014 2:05 pm

Belfort Plans On Easy License In Nevada

“…What I want now is get licenses in every state because the UFC is a global company, and I want to fight whenever there’s a fight. If I need a license to fight in Mars, I’m ready. We’re going to contact [the NSAC], as we’re going to contact every other state commission. I’m focused on...

May 14, 2014 5:00 am

Dana White: Jon Jones is #1P4P, Barao is #2

With Anderson Silva out of the picture, there’s a debate about who the world’s most dangerous man is, pound-for-pound. According to UFC President Dana White, that designation has been secured by Jon Jones following his seventh straight title defense against Glover Teixeira. His words: (Via MMAjunkie.com) “I love watching Renan Barao fight; I’m a big...

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC 172 Medical Suspensions Report: Glover, Benavidez, More Out With Indefinite Terms

Last month’s UFC 172 saw Jon Jones defend his UFC light-heavyweight title for a record seventh time. As a result of that dominance, his latest opponent, Glover Teixeira has been benched by the Maryland State Athletic Commission for an indefinite period for excessive head blows and lacerations. Several other fighter’s on the April 26 fight...

May 12, 2014 3:26 pm

Diaz Rep: ‘All We Want Is A Conversation With The UFC And They Said No’

“We asked to sit down and have a conversation about our contract and they said no. So we said OK, then we’ll sit out and wait until you know, something changes. We’re just kinda all in limbo. Hopefully we’ll sit down and have a productive conversation. So far, all of our interaction has been through...

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 12, 2014 1:07 pm

Dana White: ‘I don’t see Bellator as competition’

“It’s one of those things. Those guys, I don’t care about those guys. I don’t see them as competition whatsoever. I see that Bjork (Bjorn Rebney) has been saying a lot of stupid s–t lately, he’s in the press. He’s screaming for attention. Screaming for attention. Talking about New York and the union and he’s...

May 11, 2014 11:58 am

Erick Silva Receives Clear Bill of Health after Brutal Beating from Matt Brown

Erick Silva was carried out of the octagon on a gurney and there was some concern from Dana White that he had suffered a concussion along with a broken jaw. Luckily, that is not the case. Dana White released a tweet earlier this morning that Erick Silva received a clear bill of health and he...

May 11, 2014 9:59 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar Called and Begged Me to Convince Pat Barry to Retire

Pat Barry’s devastating knockout loss at ‘GLORY 16: Denver’ has more than just fans concerned for him. Dana White stated during the post fight press conference that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar called and begged White to convince Barry to retire. “Brock Lesnar called me and begged me to make him retire… He said...

May 10, 2014 11:21 pm

Dana White: This Win Puts Matt Brown in Fights with Title Contenders

Matt Brown defeated Erick Silva this past Saturday in one of the best televised fights in UFC history. During his post-fight speech, Brown let it be known that he wants to be next in line to face Johny Hendricks for his UFC Welterweight Championship. He asked those in attendance to convince Dana White and they...