UFC President Dana White Announces Strikeforce Buyout (video)


UFC president Dana White leveraged the power of AOL on Saturday to announce his company’s latest “big thing”… the acquisition of  his number two competitor, Strikeforce.

White believes that Strikeforce is a brand that people have come to like, and as the UFC continues to grow across the globe, they need more fighters, more fights. What better way to make that happen quickly than by swallowing up his closest thing to competition?

White insists that Strikeforce, at least for now, will operate in “business as usual” mode, independently from the UFC.

Watch the full Dana White interview with MMAFighting.com‘s Arial Helwani below…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 13 days ago
  • 36 views

UFC President Dana White joined members of the media on Friday afternoon to discuss a variety of topics, including the feature fights on the Bangor fight card, the latest on Ronda Rousey, as well as read news >>

  • 13 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC president Dana White comments on the hot topics of the day, including War Machine, Ronda Rousey, and Nick Diaz, and proclaims bringing women into the UFC is "the best thing I ever did." read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 164 views

UFC President Dana White joined members of the media following the conclusion of the UFC Fight Night Bangor card to discuss a variety of topics, including the fallout from the event, Gray Maynard, as read news >>

  • 11 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC President Dana White isn’t sure what he’s going to do with UFC lightweight Gray Maynard, but following three consecutive knockout losses (and four in his past five fights), is it time to decide?F read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 64 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White and his right-hand woman, Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, are half a world away to help promote UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le," whi read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 36 views

MACAU – UFC President Dana White spent some time with the media following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 48 card in Macau. Check out the full video inside. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 days ago
  • 76 views

UFC President Dana White spoke to the media following UFC Fight Night 48 (UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le). White discussed a potential deal with Gina Carano, the future of Nate Diaz, the status of R read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 12 views

UFC president Dana White and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey answered questions from fans Friday before UFC Fight Night 48. White discussed Alvarez signing, while Rousey talked about h read news >>

  • a day ago
  • 9 views

'Fight week, blog week' hasn't been great for UFC president Dana White. After being found to be in breach of the promotion's regulatory protocol for removing judge Howard Hughes from officiating at U read news >>