UFC 176 is less than a month away and with the removal of headliner Jose Aldo from the card due to injury, there's currently no main event in place.
Perhaps that's why someone on the UFC's production team asked UFC commentator Joe Rogan to ask the victorious UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey if she'd be interested in competing on the card. After all, Rousey seemingly got through her co-main event bout at UFC 175 unscathed, blasting through challenger Alexis Davis in a mere 16 second more
LAS VEGAS – Ronda Rousey’s impact on women’s MMA is evident. After all, the UFC wouldn’t employ female fighters if it weren’t for the “Rowdy” one. But UFC boss Dana White believes she’s transcending the boundaries of MMA.Filed (...) more
There has never been a combat athlete like Ronda Rousey since the beginning of time, according to Dana White.
Like the rest of the world, the UFC President was absolutely stunned by Rousey’s 16-second knockout win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175. In a post-fight interview with ESPN, White called Rousey a “game-changer.” There’s women who can play basketball. They play in the WNBA, people [shrug it off]. In women’s golf, [people shrug it off], every sport. Ronda Rousey is a woman who can walk down t 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
UFC president Dana White talks about pay-per-view numbers and champions as headliners following the UFC 175 post-fight press conference at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on July 5. more
But despite what Floyd Mayweather thinks, she's not a man, and according to White, Rousey will never get through the media's glass ceiling. Ronda Rousey may have moved mountains when it comes to women's mixed martial arts (MMA), but there are still some things "Rowdy" can't do, like take one of the top spots in the pound-for-pound rankings (excluding this one), according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White.
But it's not for a lack of talent.
On the contrary, the UFC's wo more
Dana White isn’t shy when it comes to making bold claims, but perhaps the most curious of his recent claims is his assertion that Ronda Rousey is the biggest star the UFC has ever seen.
What exactly does it mean to be a star, though? It has something to do with renown, critical acclaim, transcendence, mass appeal and the ability to both earn and generate money. However, the truth is that superstardom, as a concept, isn’t particularly well defined.
There’s an arbitrariness that makes measuring it more
Makes perfect sense.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has doggedly pursued former Strikeforce attraction and current Hollywood actress Gina Carano, in an attempt to book her against reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
This, despite the fact that "Conviction" is coming off a loss and has not competed since 2009.
Cristiane Justino, meanwhile, has been brushed aside by the Las Vegas fight boss, despite cries from the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe to more
It’s no secret that Dana White is a big Ronda Rousey supporter. On Friday, he took his praise for the UFC women’s bantamweight queen to a new level. more