Archive: Dana White

Apr 3, 2013 11:08 am

EXCLUSIVE | King Mo Happy With Career Choices: I’ll Never Call Dana Daddy, I’m Doing My Thing

Though the transition between Mixed Martial Arts and Professional Wrestling is not entirely new (see Brock Lesnar, Ken Shamrock and Sakuraba, among others), competing in both simultaneously is a rare endeavor.  Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal is doing just that, fighting for both the Bellator Fighting Championships and Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling. Wednesday night, Lawal...

Apr 1, 2013 11:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jocelyn Lybarger Talks WMMA, Training at The LAB, and More | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Jocelyn Lybarger, one-half of the first pair of twin, professional female fighters, joined Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night to join the night’s Women’s MMA Roundup.  During the show, she discussed her introduction to MMA, her training in Arizona, that state of women’s MMA today and plenty more.   For Jocelyn, the competitive drive and athleticism to...

Mar 29, 2013 11:23 am

UFC headed back to Boston on August 17th to help launch FOX SPORTS 1 | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White tweeted today announcing that the UFC is headed back to Boston on August 17th to help launch the new FOX SPORTS 1 channel. The show will be the first major live event on the debut week of FOX’s new all-sports channel. “We are FINALLY going back to Boston at the TD...


Mar 22, 2013 11:49 am

Sonnen goes after Vince McMahon Via Twitter | UFC NEWS

The MMA world got a kick out of the recent news that UFC president Dana White confirmed that WWE head honcho Vince McMahon had challenged him to a fight some time ago. Always ready, willing, and able to chime in on hot topic situations in the UFC, light heavyweight Chael Sonnen unleashed a barrage of...

Mar 21, 2013 10:50 am

St. Pierre opens up as -225 favorite over Johny Hendricks (+175)

Quickly after Georges St. Pierre’s (24-2, 18-2 in UFC) recent win in Montreal, his next fight has already opened up to the odds books. Johny Hendricks (15-1, 10-1 in UFC) who recently defeated Carlos Condit (28-7, 5-3 in UFC) by decision at UFC 158, was labeled the number one contender by UFC president Dana White....

Mar 21, 2013 10:33 am

Matt Riddle Calls Dana White “Bald Juice Monkey” | UFC NEWS

Not one to sit by quietly in any situation, former UFC welterweight Matt Riddle shared his opinions with Stephanie Joplin in an interview posted yesterday.  Riddle was cut from the UFC following his second failed drug test over marijuana, and insults between the fighter and UFC president, Dana White, ensued.   Most recently, White responded...

Mar 21, 2013 10:14 am

Dana White: No Regrets Signing Hector Lombard | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight fighter Hector Lombard was one of the most sought after fighters in the world. After being crowned the Bellator champion he walked into the Octagon riding a 26-fight unbeaten streak and world of fans on his shoulders. He was supposed to be “the next big thing”. UFC officials gave the stand-out an unmatched...

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 19, 2013 12:04 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Tryout Details Released by UFC | UFC NEWS

So you want to be a fighter? Well, here is your chance to prove yourself to the UFC. The UFC has just officially released the details regarding its next season of “The Ultimate Fighter” via its trusty Twitter account. The organization stated that “The Ultimate Fighter 18” will be holding open tryouts on April 15th...

Mar 19, 2013 11:02 am

White thinks Diaz Should Have Been Penalized Against GSP | UFC NEWS

Nick Diaz usually taunts his fighting opponents in between rounds. To tease his opponents and attempt to lure them into attacking is his style. But at UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz this past Saturday in Montreal, UFC President Dana White thought he should have been penalized for taking it too far when he lost to UFC...

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 16, 2013 12:44 am

Dana White Reveals an Offer to Fight Vince McMahon | UFC NEWS

  In a recent video interview in the days leading up to UFC 158 in Montreal, Dana White was asked about a hypothetical fight between himself and WWE Chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon.  Surprisingly, White responded that this “what if?” was at one point a matter of “when and where?”.   At the 8:58 mark...

Mar 15, 2013 8:53 pm

Dana White: “Mark Hunt Could Earn Title Shot With a KO of JDS” | UFC NEWS

  Following the UFC 158 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White told a group of reporters that Mark Hunt may not be too far from a shot at the heavyweight title.  “It’s crazy to say,” said White, “but if he knocks Junior Dos Santos out, how is this guy not next in line?”  ...

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 15, 2013 6:10 pm

Dana White not ruling out the possibility of Herschel Walker joining the UFC | UFC News

The Strikeforce imports to the UFC have been impressive thus far, Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, and the man challenging for the UFC welterweight championship Nick Diaz have all come over and notched quality wins. Today, another possible fighters name was brought up to bring to the octagon, former Heisman trophy winner, and NFL great Herschel Walker....

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...