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VIDEO | Bas Rutten & Ron Kruck discuss UFC sale rumors

bjpenndotcom - May 18, 2016

While UFC President Dana White has assured fight fans that the UFC isn’t for sale, that hasn’t stopped rumors from flying around regarding potential buyers for the biggest MMA promotion in the world.

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Dana White reflects on decision to pull Conor McGregor from UFC 200

bjpenndotcom - May 14, 2016

The MMA world was left in shock when UFC President Dana White announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had been pulled from his scheduled bout against Nate Diaz at UFC 200, arguably the UFC’s biggest card in history. While there was much speculation as to whether or not the UFC brass would eventually give in and put McGregor on the card once again, they stuck to their guns and McGregor was left on the sidelines.

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VIDEO | Dana White opens up on reports of UFC's sale

bjpenndotcom - May 12, 2016

https://youtu.be/GyCrK_0YEzg Recently, news emerged that the UFC was close to finalizing an agreement to sell the promotion to a bidder who was reported to pay nearly $4 billion.

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VIDEO | Dana White discusses Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

bjpenndotcom - May 12, 2016

https://youtu.be/5C2kYGqMep8 There have been conflicting reports regarding a potential boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. While initial reports were that a fight was close to being finalized, reports then emerged that the fight was entirely fake.

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VIDEO | Dana White talks Conor McGregor, UFC sale and Floyd Mayweather fight

Russell Ess - May 11, 2016

UFC President Dana White addressed a lot of big issues for the media and fans of mixed martial arts on Wednesday.

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Dana White on UFC sale rumors: "We are working on a deal"

bjpenndotcom - May 11, 2016

Rumors have been flying for quite some time now that state that the UFC brass is currently shopping around for a buyer for the promotion. While a detailed report emerged earlier this week that says 4 buyers have emerged in the bidding war for the biggest MMA promotion on the planet, UFC President Dana White has denied that the UFC is for sale.

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Dana White looking to help make Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor happen

bjpenndotcom - May 11, 2016

Over the course of the last week or so, countless reports and updates have emerged regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While initially no one believed that a boxing match between the two was possible given McGregor’s current contract with the UFC, now it appears that UFC President Dana White is willing to help make the bout happen!

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Dana White reacts to rumors of the UFC's sale

bjpenndotcom - May 10, 2016

Tuesday evening, a report was published which revealed that 4 bidders have emerged to purchase the UFC. While the report from ESPN also revealed that the UFC owners were in “advanced talks” to sell the promotion, that isn’t the case according to UFC President Dana White.

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Dana White says Conor McGregor's tweet is not true, the fight is still off

Chris Taylor - April 25, 2016

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to Twitter last night to announce that he was “back on” July’s UFC 200 fight card in Las Vegas. Well according to UFC president Dana White, Conor’s tweet simply is not true and the Irish superstar will not be fighting at UFC 200 on July 9. His words to TMZ:

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Dana White says it was a 'Good thing' for Jones that he didn't fight 'DC' at UFC 197

Chris Taylor - April 24, 2016

Jon “Bones” Jones became the UFC’s interim light heavyweight champion Saturday night in Las Vegas after earning a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the evening’s main event. Jones was able to control the fight with “OSP” for the entire five-rounds, however many fans and analysts were not overly impressed with Jon’s performance.

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Dana White addresses the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. GSP rumor

Chris Taylor - April 23, 2016

During Friday’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White was asked to comment on top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent statement that he was offered a fight with Georges St. Pierre for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The UFC president seemed rather shocked by the question, which prompted him to respond with the following:

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Video | Dana White on Conor McGregor: "I am not upset at all"

Chris Taylor - April 22, 2016

During today’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White stated that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had officially lost the opportunity to compete at this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The brash Irish superstar quickly fired back at his boss via Twitter while the UFC 200 press conference was still under way:

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Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar could be for the vacant title

bjpenndotcom - April 20, 2016

While UFC President Dana White has announced that Conor McGregor will no longer be fighting at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been some question as to whether or not he will remain the featherweight champion. McGregor announced on Twitter yesterday morning that he was retiring from MMA, which would mean that he will be forced to vacate his featherweight championship. However during an appearance on Fox Sports 1 Wednesday morning, Dana White explained that McGregor needs to clear things up if he plans on holding on to his featherweight championship.

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Report: Dana White met with Ronda Rousey yesterday in San Francisco

Chris Taylor - April 20, 2016

According to a report from MMA personality ‘Front Row Brian’, UFC President Dana White met with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey yesterday in San Francisco. According to the report White and Rousey were meeting with World Gaming executive Neil Duffy.

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Video | Dana White says Nate Diaz is flying to Vegas to book another fight

Chris Taylor - April 19, 2016

https://youtu.be/XIK1RN7ZH5g UFC President Dana White went on ESPN’s SportsCenter to announce that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 200 main event rematch with Nate Diaz after failing to commit to a press conference in Las Vegas.

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Video | Dana White likes the idea of Rumble vs. Glover

Chris Taylor - April 17, 2016

https://youtu.be/0blbC_o5l2k Following his first-round knockout victory over former champ Rashad Evans, Glover Teixeira called out top contender Anthony Johnson for a fight.

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UFC announces inaugural event in New York

bjpenndotcom - April 14, 2016

It was only a matter of time before the UFC announced its first event in New York after MMA became legal in The Empire State. On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially signed a bill legalizing MMA in New York, which subsequently lead the UFC to announce its inaugural event in New York at the Madison Square Garden.

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Dana White explains why Jones vs. Saint Preux is for the interim title

Chris Taylor - April 3, 2016

On Friday night we broke the news that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to defend his title against Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23. Yesterday, UFC officials announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping up on short-notice to challenge Jon Jones for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title at the event (UFC 197).