Archive: Dana White

Aug 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...

Aug 5, 2012 11:20 am

Franklin vs. Le set to headline UFC on Fuel TV 6 in Macau | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Rich Franklin (29-6 MMA, 14-5 UFC) and Cung Le (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will serve as the main event for UFC on FUEL TV 6 in Macau. UFC President Dana White announced the targeted headliner shortly after the post-fight press conference for UFC on FOX 4 in Los Angeles last night. Franklin...

Aug 3, 2012 6:53 pm

UFC ON FOX 4 Weigh-in Results and Video

All of the UFC on FOX 4 fighters made weight and all bouts have the green light. Brandon Vera came in 1.2 pounds under the 205 limit while his opponent in Saturday night’s main event Mauricio Rua hit 205 on the dot. UFC ON FOX 4 MAIN CARD: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (205) vs. Brandon Vera...

Aug 3, 2012 12:16 pm

Dana White Fires Back at Vince McMahon’s Comments | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White has responded to Vince McMahon’s recent comments (That can be found here) that UFC’s ratings are “abysmal.” During an interview with Ariel Helwani, White says he likes Vince and has a good relationship with him, but Vince says things like that because of the way he is “wired.” He added that...

Jul 29, 2012 9:20 pm

The Saga of Nick Diaz Continues I Editorial

  Nick Diaz has a habit of trash talking and calling out just about any fighter he wants to on any given week. Most recently, he has called out middleweight champion, Anderson Silva in a bizarre move that would lead fight fans to assume that Nick Diaz is out of retirement and looking for an...

Jul 11, 2012 11:29 pm

Dana White Reveals TUF: The Smashes Coaches | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White while appearing on FUEL TV on Wednesday night announced the coaches for the upcoming season of TUF. The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes, features a team of Australian fighters against a team of U.K. fighters. “The coaches are (Ross) Pearson and (George) Sotiropoulos,” said White, also noting, “They will fight at...

Jul 10, 2012 7:17 am

Sonnen Has New Respect For Silva I MMA News

The most anticipated fight in UFC history has now concluded and the reigning UFC middleweight champion is still that, the champion. This fight had by-far the most amount of trash talking with a  two-year gap in between the two fights. After a tough loss, though, it is Chael Sonnen who came out and gave respect...

Jul 10, 2012 2:09 am

Video | Dana White States That Chael Is Now Back At The End Of The Line | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC President Dana White comments when asked about a third bout between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen. “[Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen] is the biggest everything in UFC history. It’s the biggest rivalry, the biggest fight. We broke every record as far as the business goes that we’ve ever had this weekend…....

Jul 7, 2012 7:19 am

"Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen Are Going Do Just Fine Saturday Night" I MMA News

UFC President sits down with Todd Grisham of ESPN to discuss everything from boxing to Tito Ortiz to fighter pay in a fantastic interview leading up to the biggest UFC event in history. Dana White has been extremely busy as of late, expanding his company and giving fans around three UFC events each month. Now, with...

Jul 5, 2012 8:18 pm

A Possible Remedy to the Issue of Point Fighting | MMA NEWS

Gray Maynard did not receive what he was expecting in his main event bout with Clay Guida, and unfortunately, neither did the fans. With seven Fight of the Night Awards and three Fight of the Year Awards combined between them, a clash between ‘The Bully’ and ‘The Carpenter’ promised to be an electrifying matchup. Additionally,...

Jul 3, 2012 7:43 pm

Silva vs. Sonnen: Empty Threats or Full-On Promises | Editorial

Recently, our middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, has been a little upset. In the latest conference call, the usually soft-spoken Silva unleashed a Portuguese tirade, promising several life-altering injuries to Chael and ensuring him that he will basically have to eat through a straw, as his teeth will be forced down his own throat. These comments...

Jul 2, 2012 8:27 am

Dana White Fires Back At Frank Shamrock | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister While appearing on Spike TV’s MMA Uncensored Live Frank Shamrock shared his thoughts about Dana White saying “I think he’s a total douchebag and a bully. I just, I got no breath for him.” Dana White comments to Fight Cove calling Shamrock “the most irrelevant dude on the planet.” “Frank Shamrock’s always...

Jul 1, 2012 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell’s Reaction To Tito Ortiz’s Submission Win At UFC 132 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Chuck Liddell and Dana White have both had their differences with “The People’s Champion” Tito Ortiz. Whether or not they have settled their rivalries was not important at UFC 132, however, as both Liddell and White were caught off guard by Ortiz’s out-of-nowhere submission victory. Surprised, they joined the crowd in attendance...

Jun 19, 2012 12:49 am

Dana Whites Ear Surgery May Require Him To Learn To Walk Again | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White talks to Inside MMA about a rare inner ear disease he suffers from called meniere’s disease. “I’m lobbying hard for this surgery. The surgery isn’t the cure. The surgery, they go in and they basically cut the nerve. So you have to learn to walk again. You have to go...

Jun 15, 2012 10:55 am

"Shogun" Sets The Record Straight On Glover Issue | UFC NEWS

  By: Jason Kindschy Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been on the receiving quite a bit of criticism over the past week, with UFC president Dana White being the most vocal. Dana pushed the point home in an interview with’s Ariel Helwani. In response to a question regarding Rua not wanting to fight up-and-comer Glover...

Jun 13, 2012 5:49 pm

UFC Has Eyes For China This Year | UFC NEWS

                  by: Chris Taylor It began in August 2010, when the UFC officially opened up offices in Asia. Former NBA executive Mark Fischer was hired by the UFC to lead the charge. It had taken some time to lay out the initial ground work, but it was...

Jun 13, 2012 4:56 pm

Report | Lesnar Causing Tension Between The WWE and UFC | UFC NEWS

WWE superstar turned former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar has been making some headlines recently. UFC president Dana White met with him at UFC 146 and it “couldn’t have gone worse”. But it’s still not over. Lesnar is still in the middle of drama between the UFC and WWE. Lesnar’s appearance on RAW following his...

Jun 10, 2012 11:12 am

Dana White Calls For Fighters To Tone It Down, Stop Getting Injured | UFC NEWS

Injury is nothing new to mixed martial arts.  Recently, there seems to be flood of UFC fighters pulling out of their bouts.  Major fights are being changed due to injured fighters like Brian Stann, Thiago Alves, Jon Fitch, Vitor Belfort, Dominick Cruz, Michael Bisping, and now Jose Aldo.  Matchmaker Joe Silva and UFC President Dana...

Jun 5, 2012 6:19 pm

Video | Dana White Gives His Prediction On Pacquiao vs. Bradley

Dana White in an interview with Fight Hub TV. UFC president Dana White gives his take on Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley and believes that Pacquiao is going to out speed and out power him and might even stop him. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 5, 2012 7:53 am

Video | UFC Teams Up With EA Games| UFC News

The UFC have announced they have left the partnership with THQ and signed a “multi-year, multi-product partnership” with EA Sports. What do you think of the deal would you have liked another THQ product or do you support the move over to EA ? Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 1, 2012 9:03 am

JDS | Jon Jones Would Be A Tough Challenge At Heavyweight | UFC NEWS

Since his first successful title defense over Frank Mir at UFC 146, possible opponents for Junior dos Santos have ranged from Roy Nelson, a rematch with Cain Velasquez, and even a fight with the current light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones. Now, Dana White has stated numerous times that he wants Jones to stay at light-heavyweight, but...

May 29, 2012 12:32 am

Alistair Overeem Will Return To The UFC, Dana White Won't Deal With Him | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White comments on Alistair Overeem’s future following UFC 146. White firstly comments on Overeem returning after his suspension. “He lied to me. He sat in front of us, he lied to us, I’m not interested. I don’t have to deal with people I don’t want to deal with and I don’t...

May 28, 2012 11:29 am

Report: The White / Lesnar Meeting Did Not Go Well | UFC NEWS

Brock Lesnar turned heads in the arena by showing up in the front row and chatting up both Zuffa president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta.  Dana White told reporters at the post-fight press conference he would be meeting with Lesnar face-to-face later that night and that “anything (was) possible.”   The Wrestling Observer‘s Dave Meltzer reported Brock...