Archive: Dana White

Sep 10, 2014 11:58 am

3 Questions with the Cast of the Ultimate Fighter

As we prepare for the new season of the Ultimate Fighter, Charissa Thompson gets to know the all female cast. We find out how it feels to compete at the highest level, what it means at this point in their careers and what it’s like to live with 16 fighters in the same house.

Sep 10, 2014 8:00 am

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth on Newsmakers

Fight Network’s John Ramdeen & Robin Black are joined by boxing legend Iron Mike Tyson to talk about “Undisputed Truth” on Sept. 10 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON., looking back on his career, how he got into creating his one-man show, Mike Tyson’s Mysteries and more on Newsmakers.

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Carla Esparza

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter competitor Carla Esparza and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life. The new season starts tonight, Wednesday, September 10th at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1.

Sep 9, 2014 8:34 pm

Bonnar: ‘Tito should be thanking me for saving the sport he was destroying’

“If you think Scott Coker and Spike TV are writing this material, you’re nuts.” “I cant believe people are this stupid. There are people with all these conspiracy theories. People think like, they got us all in the office with SpikeTV and the Bellator brass and we all planned out this elaborate plan.” … “Tito...

Sep 9, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC Boss Awarded Black Jack Championship Belt

Thanks to the palms Casino for my Championship Blackjack belt. Thanks to President Todd Greenberg and… — Dana White (@danawhite) September 9, 2014 UFC President Dana White is notorious for his high-stakes gambling habit. He’s pretty good at it too.

Sep 9, 2014 6:11 pm

GIRL FIGHT! TUF 20 Females Engage In Twitter Beef

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 hasn’t even aired yet, and already, like no other cast before, the housemates are making headlines. During the media rounds in New York, popular female fighter Felice Herrig accused the ladies of bullying her, which lead to this: I hear the other @UltimateFighter 20 women in NY are bullying @feliceherrig...

Sep 9, 2014 4:24 pm

Askren Jokes: ‘Maybe Dana Paid Rice $5k For Inside MMA snub’

“I jokingly said to my wife after the interview, ‘Maybe Dana paid Kenny $5,000 to try to make me look like an ass. That was my intuition: Why is he acting like this? Something’s gotta be up. But I still have no idea. I’m still dumbfounded by the whole thing.” “Honestly, I think a lot...

Sep 9, 2014 4:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar Apologizes To Bellator Boss For Tito Stunt

“Scott Coker, I apologize to you. It never crossed my mind that you would get blamed for it. I thought people would realize it’s me from the get-go.” “This was 100 percent our stunt, and just the fact that they think that him and Spike TV collaborated and wrote this up, c’mon. It’s (Coker’s) first...

Sep 7, 2014 2:41 pm

Dana White Says Jacare Is Still One Fight Away From A Title Shot

Following Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s dominant performance over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 this past Friday, many fans were calling for a title shot for Jacare. UFC President Dana White doesn’t think Jacare is there yet. “You can say [Souza] is next in line for a title. Somebody’s already next in line for the...

Sep 6, 2014 12:02 am

REPLAY! Bonnar vs. Ortiz Bellator Brawl

During tonight’s Bellator 123 broadcast, Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar stepped into the cage to announce their upcoming fight. Chaos ensued.

Sep 5, 2014 11:59 pm

Dana White: Ben Rothwell Knocked Alistair Overeem Out with a Broken Arm

Ben Rothwell shocked the world when he defeated Alistair Overeem at “UFC Fight Night 50” despite being a four-to-one underdog. According to UFC President Dana White, Rothwell may have knocked Overeem out with a broken arm! It was announced as soon as the post-fight press conference started that Ben Rothwell was on his way to...

Sep 4, 2014 10:58 am

TUF Females ‘Trippin’ Over New Found Fame

With the first ever all-female season of The Ultimate Fighter upon us, the TUF 20 ladies are busy with promotions and media. A group of the gals made it to New York City, where much to their surprise, they found themselves everywhere! Check it: Not gunna lie. I think this is pretty cool. This is...

Sep 3, 2014 5:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Rose Namajunas

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter competitor Rose Namajunas and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life. The new season starts Wednesday, September 10th at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1

Sep 2, 2014 5:09 pm

“Funky” Fires Off At Dana, UFC

“I have a hard time with how Dana White treats people.” “It’s kind of like all of us had that time in high school when we were bullied by the cool group of kids. Then we did something, then the cool group said ‘oh my god, can you be part of our group?’ Then some...

Sep 2, 2014 12:25 pm

Correia: ‘I will beat Ronda Rousey and retire undefeated’

“I don’t know what Dana White’s plans are, but I respect his decision. He knows what he has to do. But the only thing I can say is I want to be the champion so bad. I know I would give Ronda a great fight. I’m capable of beating Ronda. I know that.” “I’m one...

Sep 1, 2014 4:37 pm

Aldo Fires Back At Dana White For Criticism: “I Don’t Care”

UFC President Dana White said that despite Jose Aldo’s victory against Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169 in the beginning of this year, he played it too safe. Jose Aldo has a different belief, one he expressed to MMAFighting: “I don’t care what he says. He’s a businessman, he wants to promote his shows. He wants...

Aug 31, 2014 2:53 pm

Dana White Interested In Signing Ben Askren

Ben Askren has been campaigning very hard for a fight in the UFC, something Dana White has been less than thrilled about. Askren has tried everything from confronting Johny Hendricks at the TUF finale, to taking shots at the welterweight champ and Dana White on Twitter, but nothing has worked…Until now. UFC President Dana White...

Aug 31, 2014 2:29 pm

Dana White: “There’s A Ronda Rousey On This Season Of The Ultimate Fighter

Ever since Ronda Rousey graced the Octagon with her skills, people have wondered if we would ever see a WMMA fighter in the UFC as dominant as the women’s bantamweight champion. It looks like the UFC may have found a Ronda Rousey for the newly opened strawweight division. UFC President Dana White spoke with media...

Aug 31, 2014 8:07 am

QUICK TWITT | White Fires Back At Fan For UFC 177 PPV Snub

UFC President Dana White is never one to shy away from defending his promotion against fans who criticize the UFC’s decisions via social media. Last night Dana responded to a troll on Twitter who was taking shots at the quality of the UFC 177 card. @laralec STFU dork, who asked u to buy it? Did...

Aug 31, 2014 7:54 am

White Still Confident On Carano, Backs Off Rousey Talk

UFC President Dana White is expecting WMMA pioneer Gina Carano to have an answer by the first week of September as to whether or not she will be signing with the UFC. However now it seems that Carano may not be getting an immediate title shot upon her potential signing. White spoke to media members...

Aug 31, 2014 6:28 am

White: Barao May Need More than One Win to Earn Title Shot

Dana White was none too pleased when he heard that Renan Barao could not make weight for his championship bout at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto”. On Friday, he had mentioned that it was likely he would have to take another fight before stepping into the octagon for a title shot. During the “UFC 177”...

Aug 30, 2014 1:36 pm

Bonnar Intentionally Released By Dana White To Go Beat Up Ortiz In Bellator

Earlier this week we reported that Stephan Bonnar was packing up and heading back to SPIKE TV under the Bellator MMA banner. Now we have a statement from the UFC boss, explaining why he allowed his contracted Hall-Of-Fame fighter to jump the promotional ship, and it’s all about his longtime nemesis in Tito Ortiz. Via...