Archive: Dana White

Oct 24, 2014 5:00 am

UFC 179 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 179 Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes, no longer on separate continents, come too close for comfort at the team hotel, and Irish instigator Conor McGregor lands in Brazil to demand the spotlight. As the main event fighters train across the hall from each other, former heavyweight...

Oct 23, 2014 3:36 pm

UFC President Interested In Brock Lesnar Return

“I have a great relationship with Brock, we talk all the time. I don’t know, we’ll see. If he wants to fight, he knows my number.” “It’s pretty amazing what he did and accomplished here while having diverticulitis. It would be interesting to see a 100 percent healthy Brock Lesnar compete.” In a recent interview...

Oct 22, 2014 10:15 am

Cain Velasquez To Face Surgeon’s Knife Tomorrow In Cali

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez is set for surgery tomorrow to repair his UFC 180 fight canceling knee injury. The San Jose based fighter withdrew from his scheduled title bout against Fabricio Werdum yesterday. Instead of a top 5 opponent, Velasquez must now face a surgeon’s knife, as he goes in to repair a torn...

Oct 20, 2014 4:46 pm

Watch Mike Tyson KO A Grandma In Hilarious Trailer For New Animated Series

Legendary boxer Mike Tyson is set to launch an animated TV show on Adult Swim titled ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’. While I could describe the premise of the show to you. I would rather have you watch this hilarious trailer for the show, which premiers Monday October 27th on Adult Swim at 9:30CT. Mike Tyson punching...

Oct 14, 2014 5:41 pm

White, Fertitta Fly To Montreal On Official UFC “Business” With GSP

UFC President Dana White, and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta hopped in the UFC’s private jet recently, for a breakfast meeting with former welterweight kingpin, Georges St-Pierre in Montreal. While the purpose of the meeting is unclear, it has been confirmed through various outlets that the trio met inside a Montreal restaurant. Neither party is discussing...

Oct 8, 2014 3:59 pm

Mayhem Miller Blasts Dana White With Inappropriate Personal Attack

Controversial MMA veteran, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller is at it again, attacking the UFC boss via popular social network, Here it is: Rememba that diry girl of mine that gave you the clap and caused you marital probrems @danawhite? I hit it that weekend but wore a rubba haa — Ol' Dirty Bastard (@mayhemmiller) October...

Oct 3, 2014 7:43 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor Is The Logical #1 Contender

At the start of each week, UFC president Dana White sits down with web content producer Matt Parrino for The Download, where he discusses the most recent octagon news. In this week’s edition, of The Download Uncle Dana talked about Conor McGregor and how he feels the young Irishman is the logical #1 contender at...

Oct 2, 2014 4:34 am

Dana White Puts Morals Over Money In UFC Decision Making

“Obviously the (Rice) video, and what happened was horrifying but I think a lot of positives are happening now. It’s brought a lot of attention and awareness and I think from here on out it should all be positive. We always were proactive. Since we started ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ we’ve done full background checks on...

Oct 1, 2014 12:03 pm

White Takes Blame For Romero/Kennedy Controversy

“There was also a language barrier. But I saw the guys from the commission. They were yelling, ‘Get the hell out of there!’ I don’t care what language you speak — you know what get the hell out of there means. You know what time you’re supposed to be out of the octagon. It was...

Sep 28, 2014 5:09 pm

Dana White Talks Romero-Kennedy Controversey

At UFC 178, Yoel Romero pulled off a seemingly miraculous comeback against Tim Kennedy, but the finish wasn’t without controversy (read about it HERE) UFC President Dana White joined Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1 to discuss the event, including the Romero-Kennedy controversy.

Sep 28, 2014 3:33 pm

Dana Says McGregor Is A Bigger Star Than GSP And Lesnar

UFC President Dana White spoke on the UFC 178 post-fight show on Fox Sports 1 about Conor McGregor’s star power. Earlier in the night, in what has been called ‘the people’s main event,’ McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in under 2-minutes of the 1st round. “Conor McGregor is the real deal – he is...

Sep 27, 2014 10:48 pm

NSAC Will Review Romero Controversy Between Rounds

Earlier tonight at UFC 178, Yoel Romero finished Tim Kennedy in the third round. However, the controversy came after Romero was considered out on his feet at the end of the second round, but survived the last 10-seconds. When the bell rang for the start of the 3rd, Romero was still seated on the stool,...

Sep 27, 2014 10:34 pm

Dana White Announces Dillashaw Is Next For Cruz

Earlier tonight at UFC 178, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz made his return to the UFC where he defeated Takeya Mizugaki in just 61 seconds. After the bout, many fans called for Cruz to fight the current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. During the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White confirmed that TJ...

Sep 27, 2014 10:29 pm

UFC 178 Post-Fight Bonuses

At the UFC 178 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White announced the post-fight bonuses from the event. They are as follows, and each fighter wins $50,000. Fight Of The Night – Kennedy vs. Romero (Romero wins via TKO – 3rd round) Performance of the Night: Conor McGregor, and Dominick Cruz.

Sep 27, 2014 3:42 pm

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Receive Special Treatment

While Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been rather quick, one thing is certain according to UFC President Dana White, McGregor doesn’t get any special treatment. He spoke to MMAJunkie about the fair treatment of all fighters. “Conor McGregor is one of these guys that – he did a $1.4 million gate in Ireland....

Sep 27, 2014 10:03 am

Dana Fires Back At Wanderlei, Says he’s Made $9.7 Million

Wanderlei Silva retired from MMA last month, citing that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him, and saying that they didn’t pay him enough to live. The NSAC has since banned the former PRIDE champion for life, and fined him $70,000, however UFC President Dana White took a recent opportunity to defend his...

Sep 27, 2014 9:19 am

Mike Kogan Slams UFC, Despite Deal With Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz recently reached a deal with the UFC, one that will see him fight Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13 in December. The deal ended Diaz’s nearly year-long absence from the sport, after he refused to sign a new deal, saying he wanted more money. Prior to his hiatus, Diaz snapped a...

Sep 27, 2014 8:06 am

DANACAM: Johnson vs. Cariaso Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 took place, headlining the Pay-Per View tonight will be a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson as he looks to continue his streak as the reigning UFC flyweight champion against Chris Cariaso. Below we have UFC President Dana White’s view of the staredown between the two men.

Sep 27, 2014 7:56 am

DANACAM: Cerrone vs. Alvarez Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 were held. Cameramen shot the event from over UFC President Dana White’s shoulder, giving fans a first person view of the action. Here we have the co-main event staredown between Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez.

Sep 27, 2014 7:50 am

DANACAM: Zingano vs. Nunes Intense Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 were held. Unbeknownst to the public, a cameraman was filming all the action over Dana White’s shoulder, getting a first-person view of the intensity. Check out the UFC President’s view of the staredown between Cat Zingano and Amanda Nunes.

Sep 27, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Dana White And Flava Flav At Bishop Gorman Game

UFC President Dana White was seen sporting a Bishop Gorman football t-shirt at the UFC 178 weigh-ins earlier today, and headed to the game after the event. While he was there he stopped to get a picture with Flava Flav for his Instagram. Check it out: Gorman time!!!!! Flave and I are READY!!! Bit of...

Sep 26, 2014 8:05 pm

Dana White POV Of Staredown Between McGregor And Poirier – WOW!

UFC President Dana White posted the following video of the intense staredown between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, but from his point of view. We like to call this the Danacam. Yikes! These two will finally face off tomorrow night at UFC 178 on the main card. Post by Dana White.

Sep 26, 2014 5:31 pm

Alvarez: Dana And Lorenzo Know I Should Be Fighting Champions

Eddie Alvarez has yet to fight inside the UFC, however tomorrow night that will change when he steps into the Octagon against #5 ranked Donald Cerrone. Regardless of his lack of UFC experience, the former Bellator MMA champion feels that he he should be fighting the UFC champion, Anthony Pettis. He spoke to MMAFighting: “The...

Sep 26, 2014 9:34 am

Dana White Joins Other Celebs As Bishop Gorman Football Fan

UFC President Dana White wasn’t particularly a fan of football prior to his son’s involvement with the sport. His son, who is also named Dana, plays youth football, and has aspirations of attending Bishop Gorman. The UFC President spoke with USA Today Sports about his children’s love of football. “My kids are playing football now...

Sep 26, 2014 8:39 am

Dana White Doesn’t Guarantee Rumble’s Return To UFC

After UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson’s girlfriend accused him of allegedly appearing at her place of work back in March and lifting her by the shirt from her chair, the UFC suspended Johnson indefinitely pending an investigation. Earlier today we reported that Jonson’s ex-girlfriend would not be pressing charges against Rumble, leaving most people to...

Sep 26, 2014 7:09 am

Dana White: No HOF induction for Wand

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Shortly after announcing his retiremnt, “The Axe Murderer” stated that he would not be interested in receiving a Hall of Fame...

Sep 24, 2014 2:11 pm

White Talks Wanderlei’s Lifetime Ban: “You can’t run from a drug test”

UFC President Dana White has responded to the recent fallout with MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva, following his lifetime ban from the sport. Via “I didn’t see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can’t run from a drug test. I think he...

Sep 23, 2014 7:00 am

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 1

On episode 1 of UFC 178 Embedded, the Notorious Conor McGregor makes himself at home in Las Vegas, joining UFC president Dana White to watch Mark Hunt’s KO of Roy Nelson live from Tokyo. While the Irishman enjoys the perks of his early Vegas arrival, his UFC 178 opponent, 5th ranked featherweight Dustin Poirier, wraps...

Sep 22, 2014 10:06 am

Cris Cyborg Returns To Bantamweight December 5th

Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have been going back and forth verbally. In short, Cyborg wants a shot at Rousey, but needs to drop down to bantamweight and prove that she can fight clean before UFC President Dana White agrees to make the matchup. Cyborg is taking the first step towards...