Archive: Dana White

Jul 24, 2014 6:21 pm

Vitor Belfort Issues Statement Following Successful NSAC Hearing

“In my hands lincença approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. My training has never been based on the law of least effort and my awards and achievements are the result of a job that few can do and still rare for supporting for many years. The journey that I have as a fighter not...

Jul 24, 2014 12:25 pm

Gina Carano UFC Deal Near Complete

The possible signing of Gina Carano has generated a lot of news recently. The excitement of having the pioneer of women’s MMA joining the UFC has definitely excited fans, and the rollercoaster ride of signing, not signing, and signing again has certain thrown fans for a loop. However, UFC President Dana White hinted last week...

Jul 23, 2014 7:15 pm

Dana White: ‘McGregor’s Fight In Ireland Best Event Ever’

“It’s the greatest fight I’ve ever been to. It’s the greatest sporting event I’ve ever been to in my life. It was insane.” “It’s funny because people always talk about hype trains, but people love the kid (McGregor). He’s exciting to watch, he’s exciting to listen to, and people love it. He just broke into...


Jul 23, 2014 11:08 am

NSAC Grants Vitor Belfort A License To Fight Weidman In December

Just moments ago in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was granted a license to fight Chris Weidman on December 6 in Las Vegas. Prior to today’s NSAC hearing it was unknown if Vitor could overcome failed drug tests and a ban on TRT to return to action and get his promised UFC title...

Jul 23, 2014 10:59 am

Dana White: “Rousey is the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with”

“She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level. Everybody talks about how I’m always Ronda this and Ronda that. It’s hard not to be Ronda this and Ronda that when you deal with her. Look at the attention she gets. We have her doing all this crazy shit. She’s...

Jul 23, 2014 10:50 am

Dana White Explains Why Cariaso’s Getting Such A Quick Title Shot

“The problem is that there is no doubt the fight everybody wanted to see would be John Dodson, but he’s hurt. Ian McCall just fought, Johnson knocked out [Joseph] Benavidez, and he beat John Moraga. People are going to bitch about Demetrious Johnson no matter who we put him in there against. Eventually, he’ll just...

Jul 22, 2014 3:39 pm

Dana White Says He Is No Closer To Reaching A Deal With Nick Diaz

UFC President Dana White spoke to media members following UFC Fight Night Dublin, and the question was asked if Nate Diaz was worth the investment, White doesn’t think so, but does think Nate’s older brother Nick is. “Nick is a needle mover. Nick moves the needle,” “Nick’s not holding out. Nick said, ‘I’m just not...

Jul 21, 2014 9:26 am

White Praises Rousey: She Is The Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

UFC President Dana White praised UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during a media event at UFC Fight Night Dublin, even going as far as to say that Rousey is the greatest athlete that he has ever worked with. “She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level,” said UFC...

Jul 21, 2014 7:12 am

The Dublin Crowd Going Crazy As Seen From Dana White’s Seat

UFC Fight Night Dublin took place this past Saturday, and for those that watched the event it was a magical one. With the Irish fighters sweeping in all of their respective bouts, and the energy from the crowd, it’s safe to say the UFC will likely be in Ireland again. In case you missed the...

Jul 20, 2014 6:59 pm

Holm Approves Of Immediate Title Shot For Carano

“Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure. There are a lot of girls who have been working hard for a shot who might deserve it a little more than someone who has been out that long, but Carano has put a lot of time in before. She’s earned...

Jul 20, 2014 6:29 pm

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum. Dana White talks Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Gunnar Nelson, UFC Fight Pass, Jimi Manuwa, UFC Dublin, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall, Cathal Pendred, Ilir Latifi

Jul 20, 2014 6:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To McGregor’s Dominant Win In Dublin

Yesterday Conor McGregor delivered a fantastic performance in front of an electric hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland. As usual, the MMA community took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: When he's not talking crap about me, I kinda like the kid lol — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) July 19, 2014 Great performance by @TheNotoriousMMA well...

Jul 20, 2014 4:53 pm

Dana White: Conor McGregor Reminds Me Of Ronda Rousey

“I’d like him to relax. I like that he’s ambitious. He just needs to relax a little bit. I love the things he says. I’m telling you, he reminds me of Ronda Rousey. Him and his visions remind me of Ronda Rousey. Ronda Rousey has a million visions too. She had a vision of her...

Jul 20, 2014 4:47 pm

McCall In For Surgery Following UFC Fight Night Dublin Victory

“I broke [the right hand] a year ago in Brazil and I banged it up during this camp.It has been banged up for a year and never really healed. I don’t want to take away from anything. I still hit him as hard as I could.” “I’ve already talked to the guys in the UFC....

Jul 19, 2014 9:08 pm

McGregor Down For Poirier Scrap, Doesn’t Think The ATT Featherweights Want It

“[UFC 178 will] be perfect for me because I already know [Porier] doesn’t want to fight. His teammate, Cole Miller, pulled out of the fight. He was scheduled to be here to compete tonight. He pulled out, and you’re trying to tell me Dustin Poirier, a top-10 guy, Nik Lentz, a top-10 guy, both of...

Jul 19, 2014 7:47 pm

“Uncle Creepy” Welcomes No. 1 Contender Bout With Lineker

“Sign me up! I’ll fight anybody. He’s top five or whatever. He might hit hard, but he can’t touch me. If you look at the Bagautinov fight, he’s got pretty big holes in his wrestling and jiu-jitsu. That’s a fight I’d love to take.” During today’s post-fight press conference (Replay HERE), ‘UFC Fight Night Dublin’...

Jul 19, 2014 3:27 pm

Dana White: Tyrone Spong Wants to Fight in Ireland for the UFC

“UFC Fight Night: Dublin” took place today in Ireland and it was one of the most electric events in the history of the sport. The fights were exciting and the crowd was blowing the roof on the arena with chants and cheers all night long. GLORY kickboxing champion Tyrone Spong was at cage-side for the...

Jul 19, 2014 2:09 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McGregor TKOs Brandao in Round 1, Wants Title Shot

Conor McGregor said he would finish Diego Brandao in the first round and he lived up to his word in tonight’s main-event. The fight kicked off with both fighters oozing confidence. McGregor threw a few spinning back heel kicks while Brandao stood close to McGregor, willing to bang it out. When the fight went to...

Jul 19, 2014 1:33 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Nelson Forces Cummings to Tap Out in Round 2

Gunnar Nelson continued his winning streak tonight with a win against Zak Cummings. This bout was the co-main event of the evening and aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Nelson put on a smart, methodical performance in the octagon today. Cummings put the pressure on him in the first round with some big shots, but...