Archive: Dana White

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...

Aug 29, 2014 8:45 am

Behind The Scenes Video Of Uriah Hall’s Broken Toe Being Set

UFC President Dana White posted a behind the scenes video from his UFC 177 vlog that shows Uriah Hall getting his toe set into place after UFC 175. For those who missed the card, Hall’s toe was almost broken clean off, and was bent at close to a 90 degree angle. Hall still fought to...

Aug 28, 2014 3:56 pm

Weidman: ‘Vitor Looks Like He’s Lost Muscle, still expecting tough fight’

  Last night on FOX Sports 1, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman joined the UFC on FOX crew to talk shop with show hosts, and discuss his upcoming title tilt against Vitor Belfort. Check it: Weidman on what Vitor Belfort brings to the title fight: “He has a lot of experience. He was a champion when...

Aug 28, 2014 3:55 pm

No-TRT Vitor Looking Beefy In Latest Training Clip

Former UFC champion, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has getting a lot of criticism from fans in the post-TRT era for his declining mass of muscles. But are fans making too much out of nothing? Check out the clip above and decide. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 28, 2014 3:50 pm

White: ‘GQ’s ‘Sleazebag’ article uneducated and unfair to the UFC’

“You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn’t going to love you. But I don’t take offense to anything. When you’re in a public position like this you’re always going to have people say things about you. Believe me, if I worried about everything that was said...

Aug 28, 2014 7:36 am

Dana White Ranked As Eighth Sleaziest Man In Sports, Says GQ

So we’re just going to assume that this is not on of Dana White’s favorite weeks to be Dana White. GQ Magazine just recently named the UFC President as the eighth Sleaziest Man in Sports in their most recent issue. They did not hesitate to go in on White for all of the claims of...

Aug 28, 2014 5:06 am

UFC To Implement Random Blood And Urine Testing In Next Several Months

The end goal is unannounced, year-round blood and urine tests on the UFC’s stable of approximately 500 athletes using an independent sample collector. “We are meeting with different companies right now and we’re going to have out-of-competition testing,” Ratner told “We’re not sure when it’s going to start, but we’re working on it right...

Aug 28, 2014 4:59 am

Profile: TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood

Get to know TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood ahead of episode 1 of the UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series on fOX sports 1. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 27, 2014 10:22 am

Dana White Admits He Was Wrong For Removing UFC Macau Judge

This past Saturday there was some controversy when UFC President Dana White removed a UFC judge mid-card after the judge scored two bouts for the fighter many believed lost the fight. Yesterday it was announced that Dana was in fact in breach of UFC protocol in removing the judge. Today he issued an apology during...

Aug 26, 2014 1:20 pm

After Internal Review, UFC Finds Dana White In “Breach” For Removing Judge in China

Over the weekend, UFC President Dana White removed a UFC Fight Night 48 judge from his duties, after the UFC boss didn’t approve of his scores. It’s something that should never happen, but it did and the UFC has released the following statement: “After an internal review, the UFC organization announced today that a breach...

Aug 24, 2014 5:04 pm

White Meeting With Nate Diaz Upon U.S. Return

UFC President Dana White have already had “some quality time together”, during which the pair talked about Nate’s future in the UFC. That meeting was during the final taping of TUF 20, which Diaz’s teammate Gilbert Melendez is coaching. “Where he is and where we are – we’re not even close,” White told MMAjunkie following...

Aug 24, 2014 3:01 pm

REPLAY! Bisping Finishes Le In Macao

If you missed UFC Macao yesterday morning you missed a brutal fight between Michael Bisping and Cung Le that left Le bloody and battered. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 24, 2014 9:52 am

More Details About Booted UFC Judge Revealed

Yesterday during UFC Macau, Dana White made a judgement call mid fight to remove judge Howard Hughes mid card. The decision came after two controversial decisions, where Hughes ended up being the deciding judge in both cases. The first robbery of the night was during the Elizabeth Phillips and Milana Dudieva fight. Phillips was in...

Aug 24, 2014 8:23 am

White Confirms Carano Deal Close, Hopes For More Progress In September

With rumors circling last week that Gina Carano had signed with Bellator, UFC President Dana White explained to fans and media where he was in his quest to sign the WMMA legend to a UFC contract. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “It’s complicated, but I think it’s close. I had a plan, but now I don’t...