Archive: Dana White

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.

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 ESPN.com. “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.

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:

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...