Archive: Dana White

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.

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.

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:

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

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...

Jul 15, 2014 4:58 pm

Dana White On TUF 20: These Are The Baddest Girls In The World

UFC President Dana White caught up with the media during international fight week to talk about the upcoming season of TUF 20 which will feature the first ever all women’s cast, and will eventually crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. “I think it’s really going to do well. I think we have some really good...

Jul 14, 2014 9:12 am

Dana White Challenged To EA Sports UFC, Wants Chuck Norris In The Game

UFC President Dana White spoke to Cabbie Richards about other fighters he would like to see in the EA Sports UFC video game including Chuck Norris and The Rock. Cabbie then goes on to ask Dana White about the first time he set up a fight, and then challenged Dana to a fight on EA...

Jul 13, 2014 9:37 am

Dana White: “Ronda Rousey Is A F***ing Mega Star”

“Where are we gonna put Demetrious [Johnson]? Demetrious is going to land where he lands, no different than Weidman, Jones, Pettis, the list goes on and on. Ronda Rousey is a fucking mega star. People can hate on her and say whatever they want, but the girl is a rockstar. In every sense of the...

Jul 13, 2014 8:43 am

Coach: ‘Don’t be surprised when Werdum defeats Velasquez’

“Werdum has what it takes to submit or knock Cain Vealsquez out. I don’t agree when people say Werdum shocked the world against Fedor. There’s no such thing in MMA. It’s a fight and both fighters are ready. I won’t be shocked when Werdum defeats Velasquez. I already expect that… We know that Cain Velasquez...

Jul 12, 2014 8:15 am

Dana White Says He Will Sign Gina Carano Next Week

“One down, one to go. I’m going to meet with Gina next week and get that f—ing thing done. Next week, man. It’s just a matter of me and Lorenzo going to jump on a plane to Los Angeles, get in a room with her and her lawyer and get this thing done.” UFC President...

Jul 11, 2014 10:16 am

Dana White “Dissapointed” With Latest Drug Testing Failure

If rumors hold true, 60-70% of MMA fighters are taking ‘special vitamins’ to increase their performance. It’s a scary reality, that only until now, has come to light. With yesterday’s news that another top 5 UFC fighter has indeed failed an out-of-competition drug test, Dana White released the following to Yahoo Sports, “I’m beyond disappointed....

Jul 9, 2014 9:14 pm

Pulver Sympathetic Towards Formal Rival Penn: “It’s just … it’s time.”

Pictured: BJ Penn (left) vs. Jens Pulver (right), UFC 35 Main Event, Jan 11, 2002 Retired Two-division UFC champion, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has had many great rivals in his storied career as a prize-fighter. However, his first, and probably most memorable, comes in the form of former UFC champion, Jens Pulver. In a recent...

Jul 9, 2014 6:28 pm

PHOTO | Pat Miletich Inducted Into UFC Hall-Of-Fame

Last weekend in Las Vegas, an unexpected rivalry was squashed when Dana White inducted former UFC champion and longtime antagonist, Pat Miletich into the UFC’s Hall-Of-Fame. This week in an interview with ‘The MMA Hour’ the former champ touched on his recent induction. Check it: “It’s not something I expected. Dana and I butted heads...

Jul 8, 2014 3:30 pm

Joe Rogan Explains Confrontation With Dana White At UFC 175

UFC commentator Joe Rogan explained the confrontation that took place between him and Dana White at UFC 175 after someone from the production team told Rogan to ask Ronda Rousey if she would fight again in a month on the UFC 176 card. Immediately it was obvious that Dana White was not happy with what...

Jul 8, 2014 9:19 am

NSAC Amends Complaint Against Sonnen, Faces $250,000 Fine

Chael Sonnen retired last month following a failed drug test for drugs that helped him transition off TRT. After Sonnen’s retirement it was announced that he had failed another drug test prior to the one that was announced. There was an NSAC hearing for several fighters, including Wanderlei Silva, during which Sonnen was suspended until...

Jul 7, 2014 3:35 pm

Dana White Changes Argument Against Cris Cyborg

UFC President Dana White was asked about signing Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg Santos, but this time Dana flipped the question back at the media members that were there. Dana asked them if they thought he should sign Cyborg, and unsurprisingly all but one media member thought Dana should sign Cyborg. Dana went on to...

Jul 7, 2014 9:22 am

Chael Sonnen “Laying Low” Post Retirement

UFC middleweight, and two time title challenger Chael Sonnen has apparently been “laying low” and enjoying his money according to UFC President Dana White, who spoke with Sonnen recently. Dana told media members about the conversation during the UFC 175 post fight press conference saying: “He apologized, and he’s going to live his life, and...

Jul 6, 2014 11:33 pm

Dana White Talks About BJ Penn’s Career: ‘There’s nothing left to prove’

After his loss at TUF 19 finale, BJ Penn announced his retirement from the sport. After the fights, UFC president Dana White had plenty to say about Penn’s impact on the UFC and his thoughts on the fighter’s retirement. “BJ Penn was our jiu-jitsu coach before we even bought the UFC, you know, so I’ve...

Jul 6, 2014 11:01 pm

Dana White: Aldo/Mendes Could Still Happen

Frankie Edgar put on an impressive display against BJ Penn tonight and escaped the octagon in good shape. Social media started speculating the possibility of Frankie Edgar stepping in to save the UFC 176 card by facing Chad Mendes in the new main-event, but the UFC President hushed those rumors quickly. Dana White confirmed during...