Archive: Dana White

Mar 19, 2013 6:42 pm

Lavar Johnson Flagged For Elevated Testosterone Following UFC 157 Loss | UFC News

A post-fight drug screening after Lavar Johnson’s fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 was flagged for elevated levels of testosterone. As first reported by MMAJunkie.com, CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster stated that an additional carbon isotope test revealed “the testosterone was consistent with the administration of a steroid”. The commission tested the fighters for...

Mar 18, 2013 7:16 am

UFC plans to return to Boston this year | UFC News

The UFC will be returning to Boston for the first time since August of 2010 when it hosts an event later this year. UFC President Dana White confirmed the plans following this past weekend’s UFC 158 event in Montreal: “We’ll be going back to Boston this year. We’ll do Boston this year. … I said...

Mar 15, 2013 6:25 pm

Dana White Says Riddle Cut “Because He’s A Moron” | UFC NEWS

Matthew Riddle tested positive for Marijuana at UFC 149. After the incident, Riddle stated in an interview that: “Honestly, it probably keeps me from beating my three kids because they’re always screaming and crying at me and my wife’s crazy and you know what life’s like..” After testing positive again following UFC on Fuel TV...

Mar 13, 2013 5:12 pm

EXCLUSIVE | What This Weekend Means for Four UFC Welterweights | UFC NEWS

A lot will be settled this Saturday in Montreal. Carlos Condit will get a chance to re-enter the top of the welterweight division by nullifying the seemingly unstoppable Johny Hendricks left hand. We will find out if a Diaz brother will finally become a UFC champion, and hold the title of the world’s best undisputed...

Mar 13, 2013 2:16 pm

Dana White: Nick Diaz wanted to fight GSP in hotel following UFC 137 | UFC News

Today, while on Jim Rome’s nationally syndicated radio show, UFC President Dana White told listeners that the long-awaited grudge match between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz almost happened in a hotel back in 2011. According to Dana White, after Nick defeated B.J. Penn in the headliner of UFC 137 in Las Vegas, Diaz went...

Mar 13, 2013 12:52 pm

Nick Diaz no-shows UFC 158 open workouts; Dana White not happy | UFC News

Yes you read correctly, Nick Diaz has missed yet another media obligation in advance of his UFC 158 welterweight title fight against champion Georges St. Pierre. Diaz was supposed to participate in todays UFC 158 open media workouts, however, to the surprise of fans, media and UFC president Dana White, the Stockton slugger was nowhere...

Mar 9, 2013 8:29 am

Mark Hunt vs. Junior dos Santos official for UFC 160 | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitting heavyweights will collide at UFC 160, as it was announced today that Mark Hunt (9-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will meet former champion Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in the evenings co-main event. Earlier this week, Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) pulled out of the highly anticipated fight...

Mar 6, 2013 12:04 pm

Barao vs. Wineland Set for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

Renan Barao is solidifying the title of “Interim Champion” more than almost any fighter in the UFC ever has. After successfully winning the belt over Urijah Faber then at then defending it at the expense of Michael McDonald, he is set for (at least) one more test before Dominick Cruz returns from a long ACL...

Mar 5, 2013 9:50 am

Video Throwback: The Dana White vs. Tito Ortiz Boxing Match Special | UFC NEWS

Back in the day UFC President, Dana White, agreed to have a three-round boxing match with Tito Ortiz. The two MMA personalities have a well documented history of dislike for each other and this special TV program, that aired on Spike TV, documents one of the most memorable moments of that rivalry.

Mar 4, 2013 5:32 pm

Soa “The Hulk” Palelei signs with the UFC | UFC News

For those of you who don’t already know, Soa “The Hulk” Palelei (18-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is a heavyweight mixed martial artist who has fought for both the UFC and Pride, as well as other promotions. The native of Perth, Australia proudly announced today that he is once again employed by the UFC. Via @soathehulk on twitter: @BreakingNews TheHulk...

Mar 4, 2013 10:48 am

VIDEO | Dana White Honorary Patron Speech at Trinity College | UFC NEWS

Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, became an Honorary Patron of the Trinity College Philosophical Society a few weeks ago. This video shows him addressing the society, and conducting a Q&A with the crowd. The audience brings up a variety of important topics, including international expansion, homosexual fighters, the Randy Couture fiasco, PED...

Feb 28, 2013 12:24 pm

Chavez Jr. suspended 9 months and fined 900k for marijuana use | MMA News

Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1) was fined $900,000 (30% of his fight purse) on Thursday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a positive marijuana test following his fight last September against Sergio Martinez. The NSAC also ruled that Chavez, who was defeated by unanimous decision for his first professional loss in the middleweight title fight,...

Feb 27, 2013 8:59 am

Dana White Leaning Towards Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans | UFC News

  UFC President Dana White stated on UFC Tonight on FUEL TV, that he plans on putting together a light-heavyweight fight between two of the best fighters in the division in Dan Henderson (29-9) and Rashad Evans (17-3-1). Although talk of a potential fight between Evans and Shogun arose, White stated that he had other...

Feb 21, 2013 9:34 am

UFC’s Boisterous Dispensation Has Heavy Implications | UFC NEWS

Yesterday, the UFC sent shockwaves into the MMA community with a massive downsize of a group of fighters. These fighters were well known, and some relatively big names for the promotion. Atop that list was 19 time UFC veteran, Jon Fitch. While the cuts were made for budget reasons (and maybe others that the UFC...

Feb 20, 2013 9:25 am

Sonnen Shares Renewed Stance on TRT | UFC News

  It seems like you can’t go anywhere in the world of MMA without hearing the word testosterone, and while there is a plethora of MMA fighters who use testosterone, it still rides a fine line between fair and unfair. One of the most notable MMA fighters who has been put in the testosterone replacement...

Feb 19, 2013 10:55 am

Dana White to Fighters: You Dont Turn Down Joe Silva

Dana White has always favored fighters who step up and take fights when they are called upon. He has always shown love for a guy who comes out and says, ‘I want to fight this guy! Please make it happen.’ On the other hand, when a fighter does the opposite and says, ‘I DONT want...