Archive: Dana White

Apr 14, 2014 9:33 pm

Dana White Explains The Will Chope Release

“It seems like a great guy and he’s got his stuff together, but a few years ago he didn’t sound like such a great guy. You put your hands on your girlfriend or your wife and you’re accused of it. You beat her three times or whatever you did, that’s a tough one to overcome.”...

Apr 14, 2014 4:57 pm

Miesha Tate: ‘Carano Should Have To Go Through Me For Ronda Fight’

“There’s no way. I think there’s no way that would be fair or right. I don’t think anybody in their right mind would say that would be fair. I would love the opportunity to fight Gina. If she’s gonna make a comeback, I think anybody that wants to get to Ronda, I think that they...

Apr 14, 2014 4:37 pm

Carmouche Doesn’t Think Carano Would Last 10 Seconds With Rousey

There’s been a lot of talk around the MMA world about a return of the former queen, Gina Carano. Ronda Rousey and Dana White, the UFC president, have stated that with a return, Carano would be placed in an immediate title situation. Former title challenger, Liz Carmouche is calling, BS, and doesn’t think the former...

Apr 14, 2014 12:53 pm

Bellator Boss Shuts Down Dana – Ronda Not MMA’s Top Star

Before her crushing defeat over Sarah McMann, UFC President Dana White called, Ronda Rousey MMA’s biggest star. While her pay-per-view numbers, still leave room for improvement, her ability to land leading roles in major motion pictures is a feat not easily matched. Still though, Bjorn Rebney, Bellator’s CEO, isn’t buying it: “I would never want...

Apr 10, 2014 6:14 pm

Three Reasons Nick Diaz Deserves To Get Paid

UFC president Dana White recently talked about a failed attempt at getting welterweight, Nick Diaz, back into the cage. White said that he contacted Diaz and offered him a fight with Hector Lombard, but Diaz did not respond saying if he accepted it or not. The elder Diaz brother then gave his side of the...

Apr 10, 2014 8:28 am

Dana White: Nate Diaz Missed His Chance At ‘Justin Bieber Money’

The UFC operates to its own set of morals and principles, which is why so many mega-stars leave their ranks with a sour taste in their mouth. Nate Diaz recently came out with a decent rant about fighter pay, asking once again for a pay increase or a release. To that the UFC boss denied...

Apr 9, 2014 8:12 pm

Dana White: UFC Will Be Drug ‘Testing The Whole Card Now’

“As far as testing, what we used to do is we used to roll into town and the title fight always got tested, and there was random testing. We’re testing the whole card now. The whole card is getting tested. Everyone is getting tested.” “Obviously, doing away with performance-enhancing drugs not only helps us run...

Apr 9, 2014 8:05 pm

Couture: ‘Dana Put My Son In Bad Fights To Get Back At Me’

“No I don’t think he got a fair shake. I don’t think that any 7-0 fighter was being handled appropriately or properly in putting him in with a Ross Pearson who has 30 plus mixed martial arts fights. That’s not a real fair match up on the experience side of things. Was Ryan capable, technically...

Apr 9, 2014 9:00 am

Gina Carano Will Meet With Dana White On Wednesday

Last Thursday Gina Carano went on “The Arsenio Hall Show” and announced that she was going to be meeting with UFC president Dana White. Now thanks to White himself, we know that the meeting that could determine Carano’s fighting future will go down on Wednesday night. White confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com Carano’s name has...

Apr 8, 2014 7:24 pm

gif’s | Carano Scenes From New Movie (NSFW)

Gina Carano has taken to the world of acting well. While MMA certainly misses the former face of the sport, Carano has been making waves as an actor. While we wait for MMA’s first-lady to return, check out some .gif’s from her latest movie, ‘In The Blood’:   And this odd one?    

Apr 8, 2014 6:29 pm

Cyborg Says She’ll Fight Holm In Boxing Or MMA, Cuz Unlike Ronda She Wants to Fight

“I like holly holm’s she is a great boxer, but neither myself nor my manager has spoken to anyone about a fight with Holly Holm. I never pick my opponents. I will fight anyone,anytime,anywhere I would love to fight her, boxing or MMA, but first she has to sign with Invicta or at least have her manager contact my...

Apr 8, 2014 2:44 pm

Stefan Struve medically cleared for UFC return

After being diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve late last August, most people thought that 26-year old UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve (25-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) would never fight again. However, according to a report from USA Today Sports, the Dutchman recently received the green light from doctors and can now return to competing in mixed...

Apr 7, 2014 9:26 pm

Dana White: ‘Jake Shields Just Another Guy’

“We look at everything. Everything. Money has something to do with it. I’d be lying if I said it didn’t. But that wasn’t the only reason or the main reason. It was a part of the piece of the puzzle as we were doing our evaluation of him.” “Mixed Martial Arts is a young man’s...

Apr 6, 2014 9:11 pm

Dana White: ‘Cyborg is mismanaged and that’s not going to change’

“The crazy thing about talking about this is there is no negotiations or anything like that. She’s a 145-pounder. She’s being mismanaged. She’s been mismanaged since the day that this whole thing went down, and she will continue to be mismanaged right until her career is over.” In a recent statement to MMAJunkie.com, UFC President...

Apr 5, 2014 11:12 am

UFC President Dana White confirms planned meeting with Gina Carano

UFC President Dana White will indeed be meeting with women’s MMA star Gina Carano (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) next week, as he recently confirmed the news to MMAJunkie. “Interesting, I didn’t see that one coming,” White told MMAjunkie. “I’m meeting with her next week. That’s true.” The 31-year-old Strikeforce and EliteXC veteran has not competed in an MMA bout...

Apr 4, 2014 9:44 am

VIDEO | Gina Carano Meeting With Dana White Next Week For MMA Return

The MMA world has been anxiously waiting for the return of Gina Carano and it looks like that time has finally come. While on Arsenio Hall, Carano, broke news of a planned meeting with UFC President Dana White, set for next week and stated that if she was to return to fighting, now is the...

Apr 3, 2014 3:50 pm

QUICK TWITT | Muhammad Ali To Dana White: Am I The First MMA Fighter?

Earlier today, boxing great Muhammad Ali, took to twitter to ask UFC President Dana White if his 1976 Mixed Rules bout against Antonio Inoki qualified him as the first ever Mixed Martial Artist. Check it: What you think @DanaWhite? Muhammad Ali – the original #MMA fighter? @ufc pic.twitter.com/V5kVdkzEzt — Muhammad Ali (@MuhammadAli) April 3, 2014...

Apr 1, 2014 9:52 am

Cyborg Disappointed With Muay Thai Loss, Still Planning Trip To 135

“She’s a little disappointed of course, but it doesn’t change anything in our plans. Our goal is still get to 135 by summer and fight Ronda Rousey in the fall if the UFC is willing to step up. I don’t see how this fight or this loss puts Cris back at all in the MMA...

Apr 1, 2014 9:00 am

*April Fools* UFC Buys Spike TV, Cancels Bellator Broadcasts Indefinitely

This story is an April Fools Joke. For several months now it seemed as though Bellator had been picking up steam and finally hitting a stride of loyal viewers. A partnership with Spike TV meant ratings were rising, and as a result fighters were being signed. There were even talks that Bellator would eventually surpass...

Mar 31, 2014 5:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Gina Carano’s Under Armour Ad

Gina Carano may be on an extended-leave from Mixed Martial Arts, but don’t rule her out entirely. She recently told us that she hasn’t given up the thought of returning to the cage. While she isn’t fighting, she’s making movies, staring in TV shows and shooting ads for popular sporting brands. Like this one: “@robertliefeld:...

Mar 25, 2014 6:52 pm

Magomedov: ‘Dana White will regret signing Russian fighters’

The recent influx of Russian talent signed to the UFC cannot be denied. Furthermore, those guys are good. Really good. It’s that exact reason that newly signed UFC heavyweight, Rusian Magomedov, warns that once his countrymen swallow the UFC’s roster whole, the brass running the show will regret it. Check it: (via combatbear.com – Props: MMA.tv) “Soon...

Mar 24, 2014 7:22 pm

Carano “Very Open” To MMA Return

After taking a hiatus from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, Hollywood starlet Gina Carano, admits that she is still open to a return to fighting. The female former face of the sport told FOX Sports, “I don’t mind it at all. I’ve never retired. I’ve never officially said that,” Carano said. “For some reason...

Mar 24, 2014 11:27 am

Dana White: “UFC is worth $3.5 Billion, some would say more”

How much is the UFC actually worth? That’s the ‘Billion’ dollar question. With the never-ending expansion of the world’s MMA leader it’s safe to say that the Fertitta’s small $2 million investment in the 90’s has paid off for them. But how much? In a recent sit-down in London with Lucy Kellaway, columnist for The...