Dana White: Marquardt is Done In the UFC
President Dana White (file photo) says Nate Marquardt is done in
was forced from Sunday’s
UFC Live 4
card just prior to the event’s official weigh-ins,
UFC President Dana White posted a video
on his verified
Twitter account stating that the one-time middleweight title
challenger will be released from the Las Vegas-based promotion.
“He failed his medicals,” said White. “Not only is he out of this
fight, and out of the main event on Versus, he will no longer be
with the UFC.”
Marquardt, 32, was slated to make his UFC welterweight debut and
headline the event against Rick Story
before he was pulled for the card due to unknown medical issues.
Story will now face
AMA Fight Club welterweight Charlie
Brenneman. The bill, set to go down at the Consol Energy Center
in Pittsburgh, will now feature a main event pitting Patrick
Barry against fellow kickboxer Cheick
Grudge Training Center product was 10-4 with the UFC, and
Silva for the promotion’s middleweight crown in July 2007.
Marquardt was stopped in the first round by punches.
view original article >>
LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White discusses job opportunities in the UFC, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Joe Rogan's fighting future, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre, and much more Friday evening at the UFC Fan Expo. more
Finally, some good news in the world of MMA. I guess Dana White WAS interested after all.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president announced the latest addition to the women's bantamweight roster via Twitter, revealing that Holly Holm has finally inked a deal with ZUFFA-owned promotion
Check it out: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR
— Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 After an initial meeting with Team Holm back in March, Dana White revealed that things didn more
UFC President Dana White is excited with the UFC's latest acquisition for the women's bantamweight division but questions her ground game. After months of contractual stalemates, the UFC revealed last week that they had reached an agreement with surging women's bantamweight competitor Holly Holm.
Yet while the touted striker may be an exciting addition to the women's 135.lb division but according to UFC President Dana White, she is yet to prove whether she has the skill set to match the division more
According to UFC President Dana White, “every fighter in the UFC wants to fight in Ireland.” more
The kickboxing champ showed up at UFC Dublin yesterday and told Dana White he wants just one fight in the Octagon.
Tyron Spong was last seen snapping his shin in a Glory kickboxing event but apparently he's well enough to show up backstage at yesterday's UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao and ask UFC president Dana White for a chance to compete in the Octagon.
"I've got Tyrone Spong back here telling me, ‘Sign me for one fight,' White said at Saturday's post-fight press conference. "I want to more
The last time fans saw Tyrone Spong in action the result was a horrific injury. Now, UFC President Dana White is hinting that the next time we see Spong fight, it could be inside the Octagon.
While speaking at the post-fight press conference for UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao, White surprised everyone by saying "The King of the Ring" Spong was in the building.
"I've got Tyrone Spong back here telling me, ‘Sign me for one fight,'" White said.
Spong last competed under the Glory promotion a more
Dana White announced after Saturday night's UFC on FOX show that the next network event would take place on Saturday, December 13, at the U.S. Airways Arena in Phoenix, Ariz.No matches were announced for the show, which would be the first time the UFC has ever been in the city. Phoenix is home to two of UFC biggest stars, former lightweight champion Benson Henderson, who is scheduled to headline against Rafael dos Anjos on Aug. 23 in Tulsa, and light heavyweight Ryan Bader, who faces Ovince St. more
Kid Nate looks back at last night's UFC 175 card the day after with commentary on Dana White, Ronda Rousey, Weidman vs. Machida, Uriah Hall, Stefan Struve and the rest of the card.? We talked in depth about Weidman vs Machida last night and I skipped it pretty much in this one -- quick review -- 4.5 stars, watch it now if you understand what you're seeing and understand high level MMA. more
That guy in the truck, however...
Let's start off with Joe Rogan getting put on blast by UFC President Dana White for asking Ronda Rousey if she was willing to rescue the UFC 176 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Los Angeles, Calif., which takes place in less than a month and is without a main event (because of this).
U mad? Yikes.
Turns out Rogan was not to blame for the post-fight faux pas, according to comments White made at the UFC 175 post-fight press conference (watch the replay here), not long more