One of the highlights of any UFC fight week is the media scrum with Dana White after an event. UFC 175 was no exception.
These scrums often provide little nuggets of information that pique fans' interest. Among the many topics discussed after a Ronda Rousey fight is almost always Cris “Cyborg” Justino. However, White offered a bit more information during this particular scrum. White began by asking the surrounding media who would like him to sign Cyborg. All but one media member raised their han more
A "super" fight between UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano has felt like an awkward inevitability for a long while now.
"Awkward" because Carano hasn't fought since 2009, when she suffered a brutally lopsided knockout loss to Cris "Cyborg" Justino (at the time, Cris "Cyborg" Santos).
"Inevitable" because the UFC has been so desperate for star power, pay-per-view buys and opponents for Rousey.
Well, according to UFC President Dana White, who spoke t more
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Ronda Rousey’s 16-second knockout win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 might roll out the red carpet to one of the most feared female fighters on the planet, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino.
UFC President Dana White has typically downplayed the possibility of Cyborg ever coming to the UFC, but there was a much different tone in his voice at Saturday night's media scrum, as relayed by Chuck Mindenhall of MMAFighting.com, following Rousey’s fourth consecutive UFC title defense.
When asked if he was interes more
Dana White claims to have offered Cris Cyborg a same deal as Ronda Rousey in the past, but according to the UFC president, she turned it down.
With every dominant win Ronda Rousey has over each female competitor they put against her, Dana White gets asked about when he would bring in a fellow dominant champion in Cris Cyborg. UFC 175 was no exception, and after Rousey's 16 second TKO over Alexis Davis, White was asked the same question and he became testy about it.
"You guys want me to sign her, more
Ask UFC President Dana White who could possibly beat women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, and the answer you’ll get is a perplexing mix of anyone and no one.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Gotta' get your feet wet, before jumping into the deep end. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently announced that the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion had finally come to terms on a deal with Holly Holm.
A process that proved easier said than done.
The signing not only added more depth to the UFC's women's bantamweight division, it also gave 135-pound champion Ronda Rousey another tough challenger to look forward to.
Holm, a former pro boxer, made he more
UFC President Dana White is hopeful he’ll get Gina Carano signed next week. And when it happens, he plans to have her fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC 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