Archive: Dana White

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...

Sep 17, 2014 9:54 am

Rousey Believes Rose Namajunas Is TUF 20’s “Next Ronda Rousey”

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White said that the promotion found “The next Ronda Rousey” on TUF 20. Rousey believes that the fighter White was talking about, is 2-1 Rose Namajunas. Rousey spoke with media members in Brazil about her pick. “I definitely think it’s Rose Namajunas. I called it from the very beginning....

Sep 16, 2014 5:17 pm

Tour Dana White’s Amazing Office

He’s the president, part owner and undisputed face of the UFC. The dynamic and outspoken 24/7 force of nature and driving force of the world’s fastest-growing sports organization. SHOW MORE Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 16, 2014 12:44 pm

Askren to Dana: ‘You’re in good hands’

Dana your attacks against me aren't working,don't worry it will be ok. You're in good hands. — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 12, 2014 One FC Welterweight champion Ben Askren took this jab at UFC President Dana White, and somewhere Inside MMA host Kenny Rice just had a heart attack. Sorry Kenny! Share Tweet...

Sep 13, 2014 10:28 pm

REPLAY! Maidana Bites Floyd Mayweather?

Floyd Mayweather is claiming that Maidana bit him during their pay-per-view main event this evening. Thoughts? Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 13, 2014 12:56 pm

Mayweather Guaranteed At Least $32 Million From Tonight’s Fight

TEAM MONEY! Boxing’s undefeated pound-for-pound king returns to action tonight, but it’s not for charity. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana are set to square off in tonight’s Showtime PPV main event. For his part, Mayweather is guaranteed a whopping $32 Million for his participation. Maidana makes $3 Million. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released...

Sep 13, 2014 12:27 pm

Bonnar: ‘Tito Ortiz Too Worried About His Image’

Newly signed Bellator fighter and UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar stopped by the studio for a lively interview with hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten on AXS TV’s Inside MMA. His upcoming fight with Tito Ortiz was the hot subject of the night, as Bonnar discusses in this clip why he chose to come...

Sep 13, 2014 12:04 pm

White: ‘Fight Between Alvarez and Cerrone Will Answer A Lot Of Questions’

“I love Cowboy Cerrone. He’s one of my favorite fighters,” White said. “Eddie Alvarez has been waiting for this opportunity for years now, and he’s finally here. I think it’s going to be a very good fight. I would make Eddie the underdog because he’s had a tough run and he’s going in against Cerrone...

Sep 12, 2014 2:42 pm

Ronda Rousey on Ray Rice: ‘It would have been different if I was there’

The UFC’s bantamweight champion has a solid stance on domestic abuse, and a woman’s right to defend herself. So it should come as no surprise that Ronda Rousey offered some words on the recent scandal surrounded by NFL player Ray Rice. TMZ has it: “Every person has the right to be able to defend themselves,”...

Sep 12, 2014 12:09 pm

TUF 20’s Tecia Torres Refutes Steroid Allegations

The only thing likely to trump the drama inside the TUF 20 house, is the drama outside of the TUF 20 house. Top female 115 pounder, Tecia Torres sent out the following, in retaliation to some of her housemates claims of steroids. Check it: “I’m going to do this once and leave it alone! I...

Sep 12, 2014 11:55 am

Dana White Says Race Has Nothing To Do With Jones’ Popularity

UFC President Dana White politely refuted Joe Rogan’s skepticism that Jon Jones isn’t more popular because of his race. Rogan said earlier this week that people look at him as this cocky black guy and I think a lot of people have an issue with that. I think that if he was a white guy...

Sep 12, 2014 11:54 am

Bonnar Finds Suitable Training Partner For Tito’s Head, Ortiz Fires Back

While prepping for his bout against Tito Ortiz, former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Stephan Bonnar uses practical cranium matching to select his sparring partners. Check it: trying to find a training partner w a head as big as @titoortiz. I think @bigsexymccorkle 's head is close enough — Stephan Bonnar (@StephanBonnar) September 11, 2014 And...

Sep 11, 2014 5:04 pm

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort’s “Ready”

With the growing fascination surrounding Vitor Belfort off TRT, we thought we’d post the latest from “The Phenom”, as he prepares for December’s UFC middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 11, 2014 1:35 pm

Mayweather on Maidana Rematch: “I need a knockout”

“I need a knockout and I’m going for it. I need it to make a statement. First for myself, I want to do it for me.” Short and to the point, boxing’s pound-for-pound king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. told the media at yesterday’s press-conference (Replay Here), that he wants to obtain a knockout finish in this...

Sep 11, 2014 1:27 pm

Dana White: ‘NFL Boss Should Resign If He Saw Ray Rice Tape’

“It’s a tough one. First of all the video is horrifying. Absolutely horrifying. You’re talking about a guy who’s been in the fight business since he was 19 years old. It is the most disturbing thing you will ever see. The thing that’s just as bad as the punch is that he shows no remorse...

Sep 11, 2014 1:08 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To TUF 20 Episode 1

Last night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC rolled out their 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter. With a new format and UFC belt on the line, last night’s event was a new and entertaining look at the UFC’s old concept. Here’s what the MMA world thought of the 20th season premier: Next up @DRKneevil...

Sep 11, 2014 9:56 am

SCUFFLE! – Harsh Words From Bisping Get Rockhold Heated

UFC Fighters Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold have a “discussion”. This is unedited and close to a fight breaking out! Captured in the spare of the moment as they were taking pictures Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 11, 2014 5:14 am

White: ‘TUF 20 has the next Ronda Rousey’

“It’s a great season because of what’s at stake. I love the fights that happened. When you do a season, I get excited when I see people who have the ability to be great and become big stars. There’s one person who I think could be the next Ronda Rousey on this season.” White on...

Sep 11, 2014 5:13 am

Ronda Rousey Discusses Ray Rice Domestic Abuse Scandal

“You need to respect yourself and see what you are worth … really know what you are worth. Unfortunately, I think a lot of women undersell themselves and don’t know how much they really deserve. I know for a fact that [Palmer] deserves more than she believes.” …For women, I think, you just need to...

Sep 11, 2014 5:12 am

Dana White: ‘Alistair Overeem Will Get Another Shot’

Alistair Overeem has been finished in three of his last four fights. Many “Reem” fans, and critics, believe that this fact would likely see him removed from the UFC roster. That’s not happening. “He’s still ranked in top 10,” White told the UFC tonight crew during last night’s broadcast. “We’ll give him another fight.” Alistair...

Sep 11, 2014 5:10 am

Attorney: The NAC Can’t Stop Wanderlei Silva From Fighting

“We’re looking forward to having that hearing, and looking forward to making those arguments in a public form. And hopefully, we can prevail to common sense with respect to the commissioners. It can’t be more black and white. Everybody understands that you have to consent, you have to be a licensee before anybody can take...