Archive: Dana White

Jan 23, 2014 2:39 pm

Dana White: ‘I Wasn’t Good Enough To Be A Fighter’

UFC President Dana White used to dream about becoming a pro boxer. It was his passion. His life’s goal. His calling. Then one day, he woke up, and realized he just wasn’t good enough to get it done. In an ad-hoc interview held directly after a private media screening of  “The Fighters” (a new reality...

Jan 22, 2014 6:47 pm

Anderson Silva Eyeing Roy Jones Jr Boxing Match Before UFC Return?

It is fair to assume that Anderson Silva’s year is going to be full of rehabilitation for his broken leg. However, “The Spider” has made his desire to make a comeback very known to the public. Along with a return to the Octagon it seems that the former UFC middleweight king still yearns to have...

Jan 22, 2014 9:51 am

Soares: ‘I Wouldn’t Say Weidman Beat Silva, But He Won The Fight’

“Regardless, he won the fight. I wouldn’t say he beat him, but he won the fight. He won the competition and you have to congratulate him — what he’s done nobody’s ever been able to do, one of them is knock out Anderson Silva and the other thing is beat Anderson Silva twice. Nobody’s ever...

Jan 22, 2014 6:34 am

Dana White: Rousey’s Sportsmanship Different Than Richard Sherman

“Nope [I didn’t say anything to Ronda Rousey about not shaking Miesha Tate’s hand after UFC 168]. That was her own decision. It’s not about being an ungracious winner … Ronda said it best. She said, ‘I didn’t like her before the fight, I definitely don’t like her after the fight, and nobody is going...

Jan 21, 2014 12:47 pm

The UFC’s Good Guys: Former Champs who play nice

The UFC is sort of like teen-heart throb Justin Beiber. Some people (13-year-old girls) love the guy, while others (everyone else) find him rather obnoxious. The UFC and its main man Dana White have made their fair share of enemies over the years, whether it be disgruntled fighters, outraged fans or rival promotions. The most...

Jan 21, 2014 12:46 pm

The UFC’s Bad Guys: Former Champs Who Beef With Dana And The UFC

It’s no secret or surprise that Dana White has stirred up his fair share of controversy during his years as UFC president. And although there are countless people that he has had disagreements with its the ex-champs of the organization that seem to stand out amongst the crowd. The most infamous spat is most likely...

Jan 20, 2014 1:55 pm

Rousey Says Greusome Injuries Like Silva’s Leg Break Aren’t Bad for MMA

No stranger to gruesome injuries inside the cage, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told reporters that the sport’s carnage is more “problem solving” than it is angry violence.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke at a recent media event for her upcoming fight against Sarah McMann, and she...

Jan 20, 2014 9:55 am

Dana White Not Letting Boxing Die, Hints At Future Involvement In Sport

With a producer credit on a reality series titled, “The Fighters”, UFC President Dana White is slowly putting his toes into the deep end of the boxing pool. Currently just testing out the waters, the UFC boss went on FOX Sports to explain his position with the sport of boxing and what his future in...

Jan 17, 2014 7:26 pm

An Event Timeline Of The Dana White / Georges St-Pierre Fiasco

For a man who is enjoying the simple life of semi-retirement, Georges St-Pierre sure is in the news a lot. Usually a quiet, reserved individual, “GSP” has recently been anything but, performing interview after interview, attempting to disclose his side of this perplexing story. It can get pretty confusing, to be completely honest. There’s been...

Jan 17, 2014 10:01 am

Former Champ Sylvia Sides With GSP, Blames Dana White For His Leave Too

We rarely hear from the former UFC heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia, these days. In fact, the ‘Sylvia era’ is rarely even discussed among MMA fans and commentators. With the ever-growing strain in relationship between GSP and the UFC, Tim Sylvia took to twitter to back up the former welterweight champ. Check it:

Jan 17, 2014 9:48 am

Trainer Says Lesnar’s Retirement Mostly Mental Not Physical

“I think mentally, the diverticulitis, that was the big thing [that led to his retirement]… If he came back and he was 100-percent mentally in the game, knowing that he could take whatever it meant to take, he could push himself, he could get hit, he could whatever – that was the big thing. When...

Jan 17, 2014 8:43 am

Dana White and UFC plan on extending UFC Fight Pass fight library by March

Recently, the UFC announced their exciting new digital network UFC Fight Pass. The package is expected to be what every fight fan dreams of with loads of exclusive content such as a huge library of fights. They have also had their first online only event with UFC Fight Night 34 that aired January 4. The...

Jan 17, 2014 8:43 am

Felice Herrig On Repeatedly Sending Dana White To Voicemail

Women’s MMA fighter Felice Herrig recently told Combat Lifestyle the story of how she snuffed UFC President Dana White’s phone calls, because she didn’t know who was calling, and sending him to voicemail. She eventually just handed the number down to her manager who tracked the unknown number back to White. “It was Dana White,...

Jan 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Dana White: Renegotiating Nate Diaz Contract Makes No Sense

“I don’t dislike the kid, I like the kid very much. You’ve won one of your last three fights and you’re looking for a contract renegotiation? The kid makes money, the kid makes very good money, and to ask for more money to fight makes no sense. Or he wants a title fight … makes...

Jan 16, 2014 6:41 am

Dana White: ‘Me and Brock Talk, Return Possible’

“Me and Brock talk. I said recently Brock feels like … he said he has some regrets with MMA because he wasn’t healthy. He was going through those stomach problems the whole time he was here. So he has regrets.” “It’s interesting. He became champion with diverticulitis. What would he have done without it? From...

Jan 16, 2014 6:13 am

UFC Tweaks Look and Feel in Preparation to go International

It’s tough to explain what “look and feel” is exactly. You have to understand that this sales tactic is what has kept businesses afloat for a very long time. It’s about your target demographic. Though the product itself has to stay exactly the same because that is, after all, what the people want. But the...

Jan 16, 2014 6:12 am

Dana White Confirms “Derek Brunson has a fractured jaw”

After Derek Brunson and Yoel Romero’s epic back and forth battle Romero gained the upper hand and was able to secure a TKO victory at UFC Fight Night 35 on Wednesday night in Duluth, Ga.. At first it seemed that Derek had it in the bag, however Romero was able to land a few hard strikes...

Jan 15, 2014 9:14 pm

Dana White on GSP: If You Wanna Be a Man, Say it To Our Face

It was recently reported that Dana White had cut off all communicationwith the former UFC Welterweight Champion. Since then, St. Pierre has relied on interviews to let his voice be heard. He accused the Ultimate Fighting Championship of not drug testing their fighters enough citing that as one of the reasons he left. In the...