Archive: Dana White

Jul 19, 2014 1:05 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McCall Earns Decision Win Against Pickett

Ian McCall picked up a big victory tonight over Brad Pickett. Ian McCall was content with giving up the center of the octagon to Brad Pickett. Pickett tried his hardest to dictate where the fight would go, but McCall did a fantastic job at circling around the octagon and lunging in with his attacks when...

Jul 19, 2014 12:37 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Park TKOs Kotani, Calls Out Diego Sanchez

Norman Parke kept the electricity flowing throughout the arena in Ireland with his impressive victory over Naoyuki Kotani. This lightweight bout kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night: Dublin” which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Parke showcased his skills throughout the first round and weathered an early storm of Kotani’s takedown attempts. Parke...

Jul 19, 2014 9:27 am

‘UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao’ Quick Results Thread

Today from Dublin, Ireland the UFC’s latest ‘UFC Fight Pass’ event goes live with a Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao headliner. If you can’t make the event, and/or don’t subscribe to UFC Fight Pass, use this thread to follow along with today’s fight results. Enjoy!   MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor...

Jul 18, 2014 7:29 pm

Dana White And Nate Diaz’s Manager Engage In Twitter Beef

Earlier today, during Dana White’s media scrum (Replay HERE), the UFC boss made a statement about the television drawing power of Nate Diaz. (Find that HERE) Nate’s manager Mike Kogan took to twitter and addressed Dana’s claims, citing real facts to show that Nate is indeed a draw for the company as a headliner. Dana...

Jul 18, 2014 6:42 pm

White Wants Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman To Go Down In Brazil

“We want to make that fight happen. That’s the next fight. That fight should’ve already happened before the Machida. That’s the fight we want to do and that’s the fight that Chris Weidman wants. It doesn’t have to take place in Nevada. That fight would be big in Brazil, too. I would do it Brazil....

Jul 18, 2014 12:34 pm

UFC Boss Says Carano Deal Near Done, Expects Carano vs. Rousey In December

New developments in the UFC’s female title picture were revealed this afternoon by UFC President Dana White, while in Dublin. According to the UFC boss a deal with Gina Carano is near complete and the company is expecting Gina to fight against Ronda Rousey this December for the UFC bantamweight title. White explained, “Ronda’s been...

Jul 18, 2014 12:24 pm

Dana White Confirms Nurmagomedov Blew Knee 20 Minutes After Signing Cerrone Deal

  Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov nearly got the scrap they’ve been asking for against each other. According to UFC President Dana White, the fight was a done deal for a September UFC event, and 20 minutes after signing, Khabib pulled out. Here’s Dana’s recount: “That fight was done. Joe Silva sent the email out,...

Jul 18, 2014 12:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Says Today’s Weigh-ins ‘The Sickest’ Ever

Today in Ireland, MMA fans got treated to a spectacle in the form of Conor McGregor’s staredown skills against Diego Brandao. (Replay HERE) UFC President Dana White took to twitter with his personal reaction. Check it: The SICKEST weigh in I have done in 13 years!! Ireland is AWESOME!! Diego said if u let that...

Jul 18, 2014 8:40 am

UFC Fight Night Dublin Weigh-In Results

Tomorrow night, Dublin’s own, Conor McGregor leads the UFC’s charge into Ireland. Today the fighters it the scales to make their bouts officials and if you missed our live broadcast, here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor (146) vs. Diego Brandao (145.5) Zak Cummings (171) vs. Gunnar Nelson...

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Dana White: ‘McGregor is in a tough fight this weekend’

“Conor is in a tough fight this weekend. He’s been out for over a year with the ACL, he’s fighting in his home town and obviously for Diego Brandao, this would be a big f**king win for him. To go into Ireland in the main event and beat Conor McGregor, it puts this kid right...

Jul 18, 2014 5:25 am

Floyd Mayweather: ‘Now I Know Who Ronda Rousey Is’

In recent news, Floyd Mayweather had some not nice words for UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. (Find that here). But a few days removed and ‘Money’ makes a gesture of kindness towards his fellow ESPY winner. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 18, 2014 5:10 am

Dana White Sits With Sakuraba

UFC President Dana White recently sat down with MMA legend, Kazushi Sakaraba, and camera’s rolled while the two reminisced about the golden age of the sport. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 17, 2014 6:48 am

Ronda Rousey Reacts To Winning ESPY

UFC Champion Ronda Rousey thanks her fans for voting for her to win Best Female Athlete at The ESPYS. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 17, 2014 6:45 am

Ronda Rousey First In MMA To Win ESPN ESPY Award

Last Night, UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey became the first MMA Fighter to win an ESPN ESPY award. The fast rising super-star, failed to win best fighter, but picked up best female athlete of the year before the night’s conclusion. Here’s her winning: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 17, 2014 5:03 am

Holm In No Rush For Rousey Title Fight

  “I know I have a lot to learn, so I do want to have a couple fights before fighting Ronda. But if you told me that’s what I had to do right now, I’d say fine, let’s grind it out and get to work. I just feel like there are some more things I...

Jul 16, 2014 12:21 pm

White Excited For Holm Addition, But Skeptical Of Her Ground Game

“She’s a boxer with great hands and great kicks. There are a lot of questions about her ground game, but we’re going to find out about her. She’s in the UFC now, and she’s without a doubt one of the most talked about women out there, and I’m excited. The women’s division has been fantastic...

Jul 16, 2014 6:53 am

White: ‘Ronda doesn’t get respect she deserves because she’s a woman’

“She’s higher than number nine in the pound-for-pound. She’s undefeated, she’s finished every fight in devastating fashion, but it’s still a man’s world, man. The media is never going to put her higher up in the rankings. The media decides it, and Ronda, being a woman, has had to fight harder. If there was a...

Jul 16, 2014 6:50 am

White Responds To Mayweather’s Recent Ronda Rousey Snub

Who wins a fight, Mayweather or Rousey? It’s a topic that’s been debated among fight fans for the past several months, if not longer. Yesterday, for the first time, Floyd Mayweather addressed Rousey, and it wasn’t all that nice. (Check it Here) Now Dana White has responded, via “What’s Floyd going to say?” said...

Jul 16, 2014 6:45 am

QUICK TWITT | Nate Diaz: ‘Some People Suck Too Much UFC D**k’

Nathan Diaz has been sitting on the sidelines, during the prime of his athletic career, over a contract dispute with the UFC. Now, the Stockton resident, is taking to twitter, airing out his feelings: Some people just suck way too much #UFCdick … An they where cowboy hats — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) July 15, 2014 Share...

Jul 16, 2014 5:07 am

Dana White Fires Back At Nate Diaz: Sit Out The Rest Of Your Career

After Nate Diaz took virtual shots at UFC Fight Night 45 headliner Donald Cerrone via Twitter earlier today saying Cowboy sucks too much “#UFCDick” Dana White decided it was time to bring down the hammer on “Nate can do whatever he wants to do,” White said. “Nate can sit out and not suck any...