Archive: Dana White

Aug 23, 2014 10:22 am

Dana White: Bisping vs. Rockhold Makes Sense

Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping may not be the direction the company goes with for their next bouts, but UFC President Dana White thinks it makes sense. Following a dominant victory against Cung Le, Michael Bisping proceeded to call out Luke Rockhold and accused him of “having the hots” for him. White was asked about...

Aug 23, 2014 10:13 am

Dana White: Enhanced Drug Testing is Costing Us $2 Million

As Dana White made his way onto the stage for the “UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le” post-fight press conference, he mentioned that it would be a while before the fighters made their way to the stage as they were getting drug tested. When asked why they just started doing this now, White fired back...

Aug 22, 2014 4:51 pm

QUICK TWITT | TUF Females Enduring Sexual Harassment On Social Media

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 plays host to the first ever all-female cast of fighters. The show can do wonders for a fighters career, and this season a new champ will be crowned. While an increase in popularity is expected, the side-effects of the increased attention can be pretty interesting. Check it: Well that escalated...

Aug 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Dana/Ronda Say Cyborg Fight Still Possible

When it comes to big fights inside the UFC, none can be bigger than a fight between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg. It’s the fight fans want. Cyrborg currently fights in a weight-class not offered by the UFC, and therefore doesn’t fight for the promotion. However, the Invicta FC champion is making the jump down...

Aug 21, 2014 1:49 pm

Lawyer: ‘NSAC lacks jurisdiction’ to discipline Wanderlei Silva for test dodging’

In a motion to Nevada Debuty Attorney General Christopher Eccles, Ross Goodman, Wanderlei Silva’s legal representation, stated that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has no jurisdiction to discipline the UFC fighter for dodging a prior drug test. The motion reads: “It is abundantly clear that the NSAC lacks jurisdiction to take disciplinary action over Mr....

Aug 21, 2014 1:27 pm

Rousey & White Discuss The UFC’s Influx Of New Female Talent

“I’m so excited that Holly Holm got signed. She’s someone I’ve had my eye on for a while. She’s a really exciting fighter. You don’t see women that are world champion boxers knocking people out with headkicks very often. I think that she’s just not great for a title fight, she’s great for a whole...

Aug 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Wanderlei Dodges Commission Again, NSAC Postpones Disciplinary Hearing

Former PRIDE FC Champion and current UFC Fighter, Wanderlei Silva has pulled another fast one on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The MMA Legend was expected to attend today’s official NSAC meeting and answer for violations previously committed. (More on that HERE.) But his absence, and a filed motion from his legal team to dismiss any...

Aug 21, 2014 12:58 pm

White: Silva vs. Diaz Has Possible Title Implications

“Anderson’s ranked No. 1 in the world right now at 185. So obviously, Diaz, who is a 170-pounder, if he beats Anderson, it would be a pretty big statement for him. “We’ll see what the landscape looks like when that fight happens.” During a recent sitdown with fans in China (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana...

Aug 21, 2014 12:14 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey Poses With The Legend In China

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey is taking in the sites in Hong Kong during this week’s UFC Fight week in China. Here she is with the legend, Bruce Lee. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 20, 2014 2:49 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: Pettis vs. Melendez” Teaser

Beauty may be skin deep, but strength comes right from the heart. In a jaw-dropping new season, 16 devastating women go head-to-head for a UFC title. The new season starts Wednesday, September 10th at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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...