Archive: Dana White

Sep 20, 2013 9:59 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 165 Pre-Fight Media Scrum

During the Dana White UFC 165 pre-fight media scrum, the UFC president discusses Chael Sonnen’s Rihanna remarks, Mayweather’s win, Mir vs. Overeem, TUF 18, TUF China, and much more during his media scrum before UFC 165

Sep 19, 2013 12:36 pm

Dana White Explains Why People Don’t Care For Jon Jones

“I think Jon Jones is one of those guys that gets a bad rap from everybody else too [like Mayweather] saying he’s too big for that division, he doesn’t deserve to be there, he should be in the f***** heavyweight division. If the guy makes 205 he’s a light heavyweight, okay? And all the criticism...

Sep 17, 2013 11:17 am

QUICK TWITT | Three Former UFC Champs & Legends Attack UFC/Dana White Over Fighter Pay

Recently three former UFC champions took to twitter and held a virtual rally over the UFC’s business practices and poor fighter pay. Prompted by a video (below), the three encouraged each other until one started to attack the UFC boss directly. Check it out: @JayTWarsh @titoortiz @ShamrockKen @frankshamrock @sonnench seems pretty straight forward to me...

Sep 13, 2013 11:09 am

Dana White: BJ Penn Is Fighting Some Demons Right Now

Before you get too excited about this headline, let’s get one thing straight! BJ is not a demon slaying super hero who has been put in a cage opposite evil entities for the greater good. (Although if he was, the depths of hell would probably be eradicated.) Now that we got that out-of-the-way, here is...

Sep 13, 2013 10:40 am

Dana White: Nick Diaz Still A UFC Fighter But Not In Need Of Fight Due To GSP Payday

“Nick’s obviously still on the roster. He’s still an active fighter here in the UFC, but as far as I know, he’s just not interested in fighting right now. “When Nick finally fought Georges St-Pierre, Nick Diaz made some money. So Nick Diaz has some kickback money,” White said. “He can probably take as long...

Sep 13, 2013 10:27 am

Dana White: BJ Penn Could Be First In History To Win Titles In Three Different Divisions

  Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has embarked on a new journey in his already storied career. Not only will the former champion be coaching ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series for the second time, but as confirmed by UFC officials, he will also be moving down two-divisions to face off...

Sep 13, 2013 10:02 am

Dana White: Hendricks And GSP Look Foolish Over Drug Testing Fiasco

“I think it makes them both look stupid. These guys are going to get tested by the athletic commission. This is something that Georges St. Pierre wants to prove to everybody. When he fought B.J. (Penn), B.J. talked smack about him. Other people have talked stuff. The kid, not only is he another guy that’s...

Sep 13, 2013 9:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Ready To Buy Skull Of Tito Ortiz

UFC President Dana White never shy’s off from a chance to take a stab at someone he doesn’t really care for. Yesterday was no different as the UFC boss took to twitter to blast his former employee, Tito Ortiz. Check it: I'm at an art show and thinking about buying Tito's skull pic.twitter.com/1YO1G937kq — Dana...

Sep 13, 2013 9:21 am

Dana White reveals highest amount paid to one UFC fighter

Yesterday, during his public “Google + Hangout” Chat, UFC President Dana White was asked what was the most any UFC athlete had ever made for a single bout.  Mr. White didn’t shy away from the question, calling upon nearby Lorenzo Fertita to help him give an accurate answer. Here is what they came up with: “We...

Sep 12, 2013 12:02 pm

Quick Twitt | Dana White Believes One Day UFC Fighters Will Make Floyd Mayweather Money

This weekend, Boxing’s leading man, Floyd Mayweather is set to make $41.5 Million for his fight against Canelo Alvarez. Mayweather’s guaranteed fight purse for this one fight is more than any UFC fighter has made in their entire career as a fighter. The debate about fighter pay is something that is always on the forefront...

Sep 12, 2013 11:16 am

Quick Twitt | Rampage Jackson Warns UFC Boss: ‘Keep my name out of your mouth’

Last night while a guest on UFC Tonight, UFC President Dana White got caught up in a word association game with hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen. After responding to a few different named MMA fighters, the boss was asked what his first thoughts are when he hears the name Rampage Jackson. “Rampage Jackson wanted...

Sep 11, 2013 4:42 pm

BJ Penn And Frankie Edgar Set to Coach The Ultimate Fighter Season 19

As confirmed by UFC Tonight, former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion, B.J. Penn will return to action to coach the 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter against Frankie Edgar. They will be coaching fighters in both the middleweight and light-heavyweight divisions. UFC president, Dana White stated on UFC tonight that he had originally planned on...

Sep 6, 2013 1:25 pm

Dana White Responds To ‘Terrible’ FS1 Ratings/Historic Low TUF Scores

The ratings are in from Wednesday night’s UFC-a-thon; a night that showcased a UFC Fight Night event from Belo, Brazil, along with the premiere of the highly anticipated TUF: Tate vs. Rousey series. According to the UG’s ‘MMALogic,’ the UFC Fight Night prelims pulled 270k viewers, 539k viewers for the main card, and TUF:18 grabbed...

Sep 5, 2013 10:09 am

Dana White Thinks Stefan Struve’s Career Is Over

“Yea, what he has is a serious condition, you know, and I honestly don’t think he ever will [fight again]. He’s got a rip in his heart. And you know, it’s one of those freak things that happen to people, and I love the kid. The kid’s got, no pun intended, but he’s got unbelievable...

Sep 2, 2013 12:09 pm

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

Tito Ortiz and Dana White have a history that spans over a decade. Having used to manage the former UFC champion as well as emply him, Dana White, probably owns a plethora of stories about one of his biggest rivals in the sport. Now signed to Bellator, Ortiz has taken the gloves off and is...

Sep 2, 2013 11:13 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s Full UFC 164 Post-Fight Media Scrum

Following UFC 164, UFC president Dana White discusses what fans threw into the Octagon after the main event, why Josh Barnett has “more tools” than Frank Mir, Brandon Vera’s performance, Hyun Gyu Lim, the “embarrassing” fight between Soa Palelei and Nikita Krylov, and more.

Aug 31, 2013 12:34 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 164 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

‘UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis’ goes down tonight on pay-per-view. As always, BJPENN.COM will be hosting a live stream of the evenings media only post-fight press conference taking place at, the host venue, Milwaukee’s Bradley Center. Just tune in shortly following tonight’s main event to catch all the post-fight musings, new UFC announcements and hear...

Aug 30, 2013 12:09 pm

Dana White: Vitor Fight’s In Brazil At TV Networks Request Not So He Can Cheat

“(If) they have a big fight that’s going to be on Globo, they wanted Vitor. So if they want Vitor, they’re going to get Vitor. Whoever they say they want, I’m going to try to make it happen. The second most important media that we’re in business with is Globo. Vitor Belfort is not fighting...

Aug 30, 2013 8:56 am

Dana White: Ortiz ‘one of the dumbest motherf–kers you will ever meet’

Yesterday, UFC Hall of Fame inductee and former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (16-11-1 MMA) was interviewed by Sports Illustrated where he described his time working for the UFC and it’s president Dana White as being like slavery. Dana White was made aware of Tito’s comments today and had this to say: “Now I’m a fucking slave master, or...

Aug 29, 2013 8:21 am

Dana White: Chael Sonnen vs. Phil Davis ‘could happen’ at UFC 167

MMA fans who were hoping to see Chael Sonnen (29-13-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA, 5-7 UFC) settle their beef at UFC 167 in November are likely to be disappointed, as UFC president Dana White has indicated that “The Axe Murderer” is still recovering from a serious injury and won’t be ready...

Aug 29, 2013 4:05 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s Post-Fight Media Scrum

UFC President Dana White made the media rounds last night following the UFC Fight NIght 27 event. To see what the UFC boss had to say about last night’s fights, future matchups and other musings in MMA jit play and catch up on all the news!

Aug 22, 2013 3:44 pm

Wanderlei Silva Won’t Fight Sonnen Without PPV Points, Dana White Not Happy

We recently discovered that UFC President Dana White had plans for Sonnen vs. Silva to go down at UFC 167. Wanderlei Silva is apparently down for the scrap, but only if he receives additional compensation in the form of pay-per-view buy points. “[Silva] said he won’t fight him unless he gets PPV [points]” White told...