Archive: Dana White

Aug 21, 2014 5:04 am

Goku vs. Superman? Rousey Geeks Out And Breaks It Down

With her recent admission of being a Pokemon fan, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was confronted on her knowledge of anime vs. comic fighting by fans in China (Replay HERE). Ronda happily entertained the question when asked who would win between Superman and Goku, and she impressed Dana White in the process. “Goku would definitely...

Aug 20, 2014 5:58 pm

Ronda Owes Coach $5k For Finishing Davis Too Fast

“A funny thing about that. After I beat McMann in 1:06, my coach and I had a bet. He was like, ‘No one is ever going to beat a minute and six second knockout in women’s (MMA).’ And I was like, ‘Yeah, somebody is.’ I told him somebody will beat it and then we had...

Aug 20, 2014 4:04 pm

White Loves Super Fights, But Thinks GSP vs. Jones Is A “Stupid Fight”

“You know, we’ve talked about super fights in the past, and they for one reason or another didn’t happen. And when we talk super fights, let’s talk about what ‘super fight’ means. If you have Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva – if you have Anderson Silva vs. the Jon Jones, the guys who have held...

Aug 19, 2014 6:37 pm

Bisping Slams Le, Calls Him A Phony

“Cung Le is a bit of a phony. I went to Macao for the launch press conference with Cung Le in June, and I was very polite, very professional. I exchanged all the pleasantries, gave him all the small talk as you are supposed to in these situations and I even went as far as...

Aug 18, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White Agrees With Sara McMann, Admits Octagon Canvas Needs Changing

Following her razor close split decision win over Lauren Murphy this past Saturday, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann complained there was sand all over the Octagon canvas and that she slipped multiple times on the slick canvas. McMann commented in the post-fight press conference about it saying: “I didn’t like the canvas, and...

Aug 17, 2014 4:14 pm

White: UFC Responsible For UFC 178 Brawl, Jones-D.C. Trash Talk Got Nasty!

“You want my personal opinion? Our bad. It’s our bad. These guys are fighters. They’re two of the baddest dudes on the planet. They’re going face-to-face to stare off. We have to make sure that doesn’t happen and shouldn’t happen, but it did.” “I don’t think that was something that was thought about. What happened...

Aug 17, 2014 3:39 pm

Dana White: ‘Women In The UFC Best Decision I Ever Made’

“I’m really, really excited and proud of this season. The best decision I ever made was to bring women in.” “(The season 20 fighters are) technically unbelievable,. We had two fights yesterday, and both fights were unbelievable. Great fights, really technical. These girls are nasty. I can’t tell you how pumped I am. It’s really...

Aug 17, 2014 5:30 am

Teammate: Ronda Beats Carano In One Round, Fight Not Even Close

“I mean right now, I don’t think anyone could match up with Ronda. I really don’t believe anyone can fight, (or) not even come close to fight Ronda Rousey. She’s on a tear. If it’s Gina Carano then yeah, you know. I see an easy night. “First round again.” In a recent interview with Submission...

Aug 14, 2014 8:16 am

UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Gets Fanned By Fans

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was recently caught enjoying the perks of ‘Super-Stardum’ while over at the Sports Nation Studio’s talking Expendables 3.

Aug 13, 2014 8:23 pm

Ronda Rousey Ready To Fight Cyborg Right Here, Right Now!

“I’m down to fight her at any moment. If she walked in here right now I’d push kick her with a heel if that’s what really needed to go down. It’s all up to Dana [White], it’s all up to UFC and it’s all up to her.”

Aug 13, 2014 11:40 am

Ronda Rousey Compares Herself To Mike Tyson, White Agrees

“I can’t do anything right for some people. I train harder than all these girls. I’ve worked to be the best in the world. People still find something wrong with it. It’s not because I have no competition. The competition out there is amazing. “It’s that I plan for every fight so precisely. … So...

Aug 13, 2014 7:49 am

Rousey Defends BFF After first Career Defeat

Over the weekend, one of MMA’s most highly touted prospects, Marina Shafir suffered a crushing 37-KO loss. (Replay HERE) And while Shafir is one of the sport’s most watched up-and-comers, she’s also the best friend of UFC champion Ronda Rousey. Ronda took to instagram with messages of support for her friend and teammate. Check it:...

Aug 13, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has accepted Dana White’s challenge to complete the ice bucket challenge and dump a bucket of ice water over herself to bring awareness to ALS. Below is a picture Rousey posted on her official Instagram of her accepting the challenge. Challenge accepted

Aug 13, 2014 5:06 am

Dana White’s Son Rides Shark In Bora Bora

UFC President Dana White has been enjoying some relaxing time on vacation with his family. From completing the ice bucket challenge last night to watching his son ride a shark. Check it out: Thank u @fsborabora for the most amazing trip ever! My wild man @aidanwhite29 swam down and rode a fuckin shark WTF!! Real...

Aug 12, 2014 7:05 pm

Dana White Accepts The Ice Bucket Challenge

UFC President Dana White accepted the ice bucket challenge for ALS from Scott O’Neil and has passed it on to Ronda Rousey, Shaquille Oneal, and Lorenzo Fertitta. Check it out: Thanks Scott O’Neil for nominating me for the #IceBucketChallenge to raise awareness for ALS. I’m nominating @shaq, @rondarousey and @lorenzofertitta. U have 24 hrs!!!

Aug 12, 2014 9:37 am

PHOTO | Dana White Goes Off On Fan For Internet Diss Of Celeste

UFC President Dana White came to the rescue of one of his longtime employees, ring girl Arianny Celeste, who posted a picture on Instagram and received some harsh words from a fan. That’s when Uncle Dana stepped in to shut him down. “Hey, Aris is too nice and won’t say to u so I will....

Aug 8, 2014 11:38 am

QUICK TWITT | Rockhold Calls No TRT Vitor “Laughable”

Taking a play out of Weidman’s book, Vitor Belfort antagonist, Luke Rockhold threw up a new side-by-side comparison of Vitor Belfort. Check it: Ha laughable RT @mik3m518: @LukeRockhold disgusting isn't it? — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) August 7, 2014

Aug 7, 2014 7:16 am

Rousey: Gina Carano My Toughest Fight To Date

“My coach said from the start that Gina is the worst style matchup for me. I’m not just saying that. I don’t have to worry about fighters outmuscling or overwhelming me or catching me on the mat. The only thing I have to worry about is the one-punch knockout. And out of all of the...