Archive: Dana White

Feb 21, 2014 9:41 am

Dana White: ‘There is no uniform deal’

With recent talk of the possibility of a UFC Uniform, there has been a rash of discussion about the subject. Some fighters, such as Felice Herrig, raised concerns that it could actually hurt the fighters. However, when asked about Uniforms at a recent media scrum, UFC President Dana White made his opinion on the matter...

Feb 20, 2014 8:29 pm

White Says ‘No’ To Serra vs. Hughes II

Two players from the old-school turned heads yesterday after a twitter convo ended with a, ‘Call Dana’. Matt Serra and Matt Hughes have a storied rivalry that started with a TUF season and ended in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle (That Hughes won). I use the term ‘ended’ loosely though, because as of...

Feb 20, 2014 7:59 pm

White Addresses Fighter Sponsor Woes: ‘It’s not my F***ing Problem’

During today’s UFC media scrum, Dana White discussed the never-ending topic of fighter income. A fighter makes their contracted wage that the UFC pays and they can also take advantage of the real estate on their fighting attire to make additional income from sponsors. The sponsor market is not what it once was and many...

Feb 20, 2014 7:50 pm

Dana White Responds To Nate Quarry: ‘I have nothing bad to say’

Seemingly out of nowhere, former UFC middleweight and one-time title challenger Nate Quarry, came out this week and pretty much started bashing the ethics of the UFC. We heard from Lorenzo earlier today and now during his pre-UFC 170 media scrum Dana also touched on Quarry’s beef. Check it: “I like Nate Quarry. Let me...

Feb 19, 2014 6:40 pm

PHOTO | NFL’s Ray Lewis Training With Belfort & The Blackzilians

Yesterday, through his official Instagram, UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort, showed off the latest resident over at the Blackzilian’s camp in South Florida. In the photo, the retired Baltimore Raven, Ray Lewis, is seen with Belfort and the Blackzilian coaching staff. Check it:

Feb 19, 2014 5:08 pm

Belfort Wants Weidman To Be Fair And Undergo Blood Testing Too

“I don’t believe (Weidman is on steroids), but people give too much importance to the treatment I religiously do with medical support. And to make it fair, my opponent should also be tested with blood exams throughout his camp.” In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com’s Guilherme Cruz, ‘The Phenom’ Vitor Belfort, touched on his upcoming...

Feb 19, 2014 4:34 pm

Cummins on Cormier: “His weakness is mental”

  This Saturday at UFC 170 Daniel Cormier will make his light-heavyweight debut against Patrick Cummins. Cormier was scheduled to fight top light-heavyweight Rashad Evans, but due to a last-minute injury he will instead fight Cummins, former coffee shop barista turned UFC fighter. The choice of Cummins as the replacement was questioned by some, including...

Feb 19, 2014 9:45 am

VIDEO | GSP Discusses Happiness Outside Of Fighting

Former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre spent a few minutes with Larry Michael, the voice of the Redskins, earlier this month in New York City. They talked similarities between football and MMA, but this video focuses on St-Pierre taking a leave of absence from the UFC and relinquishing his belt, citing the dedication, focus and...

Feb 18, 2014 5:52 pm

Cigano May Not Be “Interesting” Enough for the Reem

The always classy and humble, Junior Dos Santos recently spoke to MMA Fighting about the back and forth between UFC President Dana White and heavyweight Alistair Overeem. (If you aren’t aware of what’s being thrown around between these two, Alistair has been propositioned to fight “Cigano” twice since his last bout. Both times, “the Reem”...

Feb 18, 2014 9:33 am

Ronda Rousey On Sara McMann: “She’s trying to rip away everything I worked for, and that’s not very nice.”

Ronda Rousey doesn’t like Miesha Tate. That might be one of the biggest understatements I could write about the women’s UFC bantamweight champion. After all, one could surmise exactly how Ronda felt about Miesha, simply by watching the two women interact for a few seconds. And even after Ronda completely dominated her arch-rival in their championship bout at UFC 168,...

Feb 18, 2014 8:06 am

Rousey on Cyborg: She’s a proven cheater and fraud

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey recently talked to FOX Sports about a potential fight with Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg. According to “Rowdy,” Cyborg wants a huge payday for the fight, so that she can retire after losing: “She knows she’s gonna get beat by me,” Rousey told FOX Sports. “It has to be such an...

Feb 18, 2014 6:14 am

White Explains Uniform Concept Meant To Help Fighters Make Money

“It’s not as big as everybody makes it out to be. Those are the guys that are making tons of money anyway, and they make big money on sponsorship. The lower level guys? They’re not making a bunch from sponsorship. We just saw the thing go down with Mac Danzig. He said, ‘I’m done. I...

Feb 17, 2014 3:56 pm

Bellator Not Stopping At Melendez: ‘We’re Going After Everybody’ Says Rebney

There’s a new player in the MMA world of promoting and they are no longer being shy about their long-term goals and ambitions. The Viacom owned Bellator promotion recently snagged up their latest UFC star in the form of the highly ranked lightweight fighting machine, Gilbert Melendez. While the UFC still has rights to match...

Feb 15, 2014 8:29 am

Tito Ortiz Steps Down As Cris ‘Cyborg’s’ Manager

Tito Ortiz took to “Inside MMA” on Friday night to announce that he has resigned as Cris “Cyborg” Santos’s manager. Tito has cited his historical rocky relationship with UFC President Dana White as a big reason for why “Cyborg” was not signed onto the UFC roster therefor Tito is putting some space between himself and...

Feb 15, 2014 8:24 am

Cesar Gracie Issues Warning: “Gilbert Melendez won’t be punked by Dana White”

There has been a lot of tension floating around about Gilbert Melendez and what his future has in store concerning his fighting home. UFC officials came out earlier in the week saying they were done with Melendez negotiations and with news that Gil has now reached a monetary agreement with Bellator, Cesar Gracie is starting...

Feb 14, 2014 6:21 pm

White: Pettis Knee Recovering Well, But July Aldo Bout Not Likely

If the long discussed super-fight between Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis does end up taking place, it won’t be as soon as anticipated. As reported by MMAWeekly.com, Pettis will not be ready to fight Jose Aldo in July, which was when Pettis wanted the bout to take place, since he is still on the mend...