Archive: Dana White

Nov 20, 2012 11:03 am

White Growing Frustrated With Fighters Who Turn Down Fights | UFC NEWS

“(Kongo) turned down the fight whether it was on short notice or whatever. It’s the second fight he’s turned down in a row… It’s a lot more normal with guys who are worried about losing. Guys who are in a position where if they lose, you know what I mean? You’re either fighters or you’re...

Nov 20, 2012 11:00 am

Dana White Looking To Start Negotiating Anderson Silva vs. GSP Super Fight | UFC NEWS

“The division is stacked. Johny Hendricks looked awesome tonight, again. Everyone wants to see this ‘GSP’ vs. Anderson Silva fight. I’m gonna give Georges 10 days to rest, relax and regroup, and we’ll get together. We’re probably gonna fly out and talk to Anderson [Silva] next week, and then I’ll get together with Georges in...

Nov 20, 2012 5:32 am

Bonnar May Become Pro Wrestler Says Dana White | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White says retired UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar may be getting into pro wrestling. White made the comments after this past weekend’s event: “I think the thing that bums me out the most about the Bonnar thing is he didn’t tell me. I offered you this fight. He wasn’t planning on fighting. He...


Nov 19, 2012 9:22 am

Dana White On Silva vs. GSP: “I’ll Make This Fight” | UFC NEWS

“It’s the No. 1 best pound-for-pound fighter in the world against the No. 2 best pound-for-pound fighter in the world,” White told Fox Sports. “It’s a big fight. We think people want to see it, and we think the guys want to do it, so we’ll do it. They will fight, and it will probably...

Nov 19, 2012 8:59 am

Four Things You Love to Hate About Internet MMA Fans

One of the dangers of surfing the internet in search of MMA news is happening across unsavory forum posts. I admit I used to frequent these misguided outlets of free speech. That did not last long. It would amaze me, and still does, what some of the posters would come up with in defense of,...

Nov 16, 2012 11:13 am

It’s Official: Ronda Rousey is the Newest Member of the UFC Roster

  After much speculation and a lot of is she or isn’t she, UFC President Dana White confirmed the signing of Strikeforce Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey on “The Jim Rome Show” White did not get into specifics nor did he mention when we will see Rousey in the Octagon. He also failed to mention any...

Nov 16, 2012 9:06 am

If GSP Beats Condit He Will Fight Anderson Silva Next Says UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

“Silva said he wouldn’t fight Chael either. He will be in Montreal on Saturday night and if GSP wins, they’ll fight. When we go to Dallas, I want to bring the right fight there. I think it is either GSP-Anderson or Anderson-Jon Jones.” UFC president Dana White via ESPN’s Sports Nation Fan Q&A.

Nov 15, 2012 12:50 pm

UFC President Dana White Admits To Prior Arrests | UFC NEWS

“Yes, I’ve been arrested a few times. Nobody’s ever asked me that — ever asked me that. I’ve been arrested for assault. I got into fights when I was a kid. Street fights. Drinking as a minor. Stuff like that. Normal stuff that people get. I never robbed any banks or anything like that.” “I’m...

Nov 15, 2012 11:54 am

Dana White Targeting May 2013 For Silva vs. GSP Superfight | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White talked to ESPN’s Sportcenter, and outlined his plan if GSP is victorious over Carlos Condit this weekend. “(Silva) always comes out and says this stuff. I don’t know why he does it or why he says the things he says. I guarantee you, he will be there Saturday. If Georges St-Pierre...

Nov 13, 2012 10:35 am

Cris “Cyborg” Santos Advised by Doctors Not to Cut to 135

  Fans, fighters and even Dana White may be disappointed with the news that is coming out of Cris “Cyborg” Santos camp this morning. In a report on MMAWeekly it seems that doctors have advised the former Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion not to attempt to cut down to 135lbs so she can face Ronda Rousey for...

Nov 12, 2012 12:37 pm

Anderson Silva says he will NOT challenge GSP at UFC 154 | UFC News

Last Wednesday, UFC President Dana White claimed that UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) would be heading to Montreal to challenge Georges St. Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) to a 2013 “Superfight”, if GSP was to defeat Carlos Condit in the evenings main event. However, contrary to the statements made by the UFC President,...

Nov 10, 2012 8:00 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 9 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

Episode nine – “Betrayal” – of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays reality series aired Friday night on FX and saw Team Carwin’s Mike Ricci dominate Team Nelson’s number one pick, Dom Waters in the final preliminary fight of the series via unanimous decision. The teams are now even, with four fighters each moving on to the...

Nov 9, 2012 8:43 am

VIDEO | UFC Unrestricted – Sneak Preview | UFC NEWS

EXTENDED SNEAK PREVIEW: UFC Unrestricted, an unprecedented and exclusive look deep inside the tense 36 hours leading up to and including UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen II, the biggest event in the history of the UFC. Don’t miss the world premiere this Saturday, November 10 at 1p/10a ET/PT, only on FUEL TV.

Nov 8, 2012 6:50 pm

Ronda Rousey Reportedly Signs With UFC | MMA News

  Per TMZ.com, Ronda Rousey has apparently become the first ever woman to sign a contract with the UFC which would make her the first ever woman and the first Women’s champion in the organization as well. The Celebrity News site, TMZ.com broke the story today as sources to the site have told them that...

Nov 8, 2012 9:56 am

GSP Relates His Love For Fighting To That Of A Woman | UFC NEWS

“What I realized the most is, when we get hurt, and you can’t fight for a long time, is how much I missed it. It’s like when you’re in love with your girlfriend. When you’re with her everday, sometimes you don’t realize you love that person, but when you’re away for a long time, you...

Nov 8, 2012 9:53 am

Dana White Reveals Three Possible Venues For Silva vs. GSP Superfight | UFC NEWS

“Obviously, there’s three great venues that you’d do. We could go to Toronto, huge stadium there, Dallas, Texas stadium or a soccer stadium in Brazil. This fight has to happen people. It’s fun to talk about this super fight but I’m sure it’s pissing Carlos off every time it’s asked. We’ve been talking to the...

Nov 6, 2012 8:50 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson: Dana And I Are Husband And Wife | UFC NEWS

“The relationship with Dana is we’re a husband and a wife,” said Nelson, without specifiying who was the wife. “We have that marriage. The way I look at it now is we’re in couples therapy, and we’re working on a relationship. When it’s your significant other, they just want what’s best for you. He just...

Nov 5, 2012 5:16 pm

UFC Announces Eight 2013 Events Including Full Schedule For UFC On FOX | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and FOX Sports gear up for an exciting new year of UFC coverage by unveiling the 2013 UFC on FOX broadcast schedule featuring four live events on FOX. Next year, UFC® on FOXkicks off on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the United Center in Chicago, with additional events planned on April 20,...

Nov 5, 2012 7:26 am

Anderson Silva Names Price For Taking Jones Fight | UFC NEWS

“The question (about facing Jones) would have to be made to Dana White. Let’s ask if he’ll give me 50% of the UFC. If he will, maybe this fight will happen.” “I have personal projects outside of the UFC and want to put them in practice. I’m opening my own martial arts academy in LA....