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Jan 21, 2018 11:27 am

Stipe Miocic explains why he let coach, not Dana White, put belt on him after win

Last night, UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic made easy work of surging knockout artist Francis Ngannou, defending his title with a lopsided, unanimous decision. If you watched the pre-fight promos for this fight, however, this result might have come as a bit of a surprise. In the buildup to this fight, many members of the MMA...

Jan 21, 2018 10:12 am

Dana White gives grim update on Robert Whittaker: “he’s in serious condition”

If things had gone according to plan, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker would have attempted the first defense of his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221, this February 10 in Perth, Australia. Unfortunately, Whittaker was forced out of this contest with health problems, and replaced by his most recent opponent, Yoel Romero, who will...

Jan 20, 2018 10:58 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic seemed a little unhappy with Dana White after win over Francis Ngannou

Last night, in the main event of UFC 220, Stipe Miocic made a record-setting third-straight defense of the UFC heavyweight title, derailing the hype train of French-Cameroonian knockout artist Francis Ngannou with a dominant unanimous decision win. In the buildup to this fight, many members of the MMA community noted that the promotion seemed to...

Jan 20, 2018 6:52 pm

Dana White gives decisive answer on CM Punk’s UFC future

Ever since former pro wrestler CM Punk was dominated in his MMA debut by Mickey Gall, we’ve been wondering if he’ll everget back into the cage. From the sounds of it, Punk will not only participate in a second bout, but it’ll actually occur in the UFC’s Octagon, where he came up short in his...

Jan 20, 2018 12:49 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Expects Gigantic Names to Fight in the UFC This Year

As the smoke settles from the announcement that Tony Ferguson will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov potentially for the UFC undisputed lightweight title, it turns out that this is only the beginning of what could be the biggest year for the organization of all time. That is, if half the things Dana White predicts will happen actually...

Jan 20, 2018 8:55 am

Dana White on Conor McGregor and lightweight title picture: The division has to go on

Dana White dodged answering if Conor McGregor will be stripped of his undisputed lightweight title during the Boston press conference On Friday leading up to UFC 220, which takes place today. Instead, White insisted that the winner of Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov “will be the champion.” However, White did state that McGregor’s ideal plan...

Jan 19, 2018 5:14 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Addresses and Clarifies Lightweight Title Situation

"The winner of this fight will be champion." – @DanaWhite on the #UFC223 main event pic.twitter.com/zkcfGMwHk0 — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) January 19, 2018 Dana White provides some clarification and says that at this moment, Conor McGregor is still the UFC lightweight champion. pic.twitter.com/pkx9ZjmOeJ — Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) January 19, 2018 The UFC held their big...

Jan 18, 2018 7:47 am

Uriah Hall recounts terrifying weight-cut, responds to Dana White’s backlash

Uriah Hall was supposed to return to the cage in the co-main event of the UFC’s Saturday debut in St. Louis. Regrettably, a disastrous and harrowing weight cut nixed this plan and left him in a dire situation in the hospital. Hall recounted this terrifying experience in a recent statement on social media. “I know...

Jan 16, 2018 9:22 am

Dana White shares the “fight to make” for Tyron Woodley

At present, there are two frontrunners in the welterweight contendership race. One is former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, who recently trounced Robbie Lawler. The other is streaking wrestling specialist Colby “Chaos” Covington, who recently thwarted Demian Maia. Both men have a pretty solid case for the next crack at divisional champion Tyron Woodley, but...

Jan 15, 2018 8:40 am

Dana White wasn’t impressed by Kamaru Usman’s performance – or his “30%” comment

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated debut in St. Louis, streaking welterweight contender Kamaru Usman wrestled a tough Emil Meek to a decisive unanimous decision win. In his post-fight speech, “The Nigerian Nightmare” explained that he’d executed this win at “30%”. While Usman’s win was undeniably dominant, it didn’t do much...

Jan 15, 2018 7:42 am

Dana White blasts Uriah Hall after last-minute fight withdrawal, hospital trip

If things had gone according to plan, Uriah Hall would have battled the retiring Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last night’s UFC St. Louis card. Regrettably, Hall was hospitalized as the result of a weight-cut gone awry, and forced out of the fight at the last minute. Despite the fact that Hall is...

Jan 6, 2018 8:45 am

Legendary Boxing Promoter Bob Arum Blasts ‘Cratering’ UFC and Dana White

Dana White wants to launch ZUFFA Boxing and suddenly he’s at war with SHOWTIME and other promoters. He went on a tirade the other day on what he beleived were false SHOWTIME numbers regarding the historic Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather boxing bout. Since then, SHOWTIME executive Stephen Espinoza, who he worked together with to...

Jan 5, 2018 10:34 am

VIDEO | Dana White Vows to Never Work with SHOWTIME Again

Ahead of a new TV deal the UFC needs and the beginnings of ZUFFA Boxing being worked out, Dana White doesn’t care at all about burning bridges, especially if that bridge is SHOWTIME. They worked together to promote Conor McGregor’s gargauntuan boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, with White saying that the whole thing was an...

Jan 5, 2018 8:22 am

VIDEO | Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov Yell at Dana White at UFC 219

It seems like Khabib Nurmagomedov is making up for lost time. His dominant performance over Michael Johnson at UFC 205 was November of 2016. He didn’t fight until he met Edson Barboza in the Octagon at UFC 219. He not only made weight, put on a ‘Performance of the Night’ against a top five lightweight,...

Jan 4, 2018 2:35 pm

VIDEO | Dana White is Pumped About ‘Perfect Heavyweight Match-Up’ at UFC 220

It looks like the UFC’s ‘next big thing’ turned out to be exactly what they wanted him to be. Francis Ngannou has laid waste to the last ten people that he’s fought, with K-1 and PRIDE veteran Alistair Overeem recently added to the list of victims. He’s a giant natural talent that used to be...

Jan 4, 2018 9:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White Says He’s Making Amanda Nunes Versus Cyborg Happen

Cris Cyborg came, she saw, she conquered. She took on her biggest test to date and still proved she’s the most dominant women’s champion in the world of MMA today. After winning a decision over former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm, everyone is wondering what will be next. Cyborg has said she wants true featherweight...

Jan 3, 2018 9:44 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Spit Fire to Dana White in the Parking Lot After UFC 219

Imagine watching Khabib Nurmagomedov dominating arguably the most dangerous striker in the lightweight division. Not only that, but somehow he’s talking to you while he’s doing it. Now imagine that this man is waiting on your car after UFC 219 to talk with you. That’s what happened to Dana White at UFC 219. Nurmagomedov greeted...

Jan 3, 2018 9:23 am

PHOTO | Dana White visits little girl whose liver transplant he paid for

UFC President Dana White certainly catches his fair share of criticism. Whether it’s for his profanity-laced diatribes, his ruthless approach to business, or the way he treats his fighter, it seems he’s always under fire for something. Somewhere underneath White’s prickly exterior, however, is a heart of gold, and every now and then, that heart...

Jan 2, 2018 12:47 pm

Dana White opens up on one fight Conor McGregor wants ‘really bad’

Conor McGregor was described as “obsessed” after he lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Coach John Kavanagh even mentioned that the loss to Diaz stung much worse for the current UFC lightweight champion than the Mayweather loss did. However, according to Dana White, the loss to Mayweather seems to be growing on “The Notorious.”...