UFC President Dana White Breaks Down UFC Fight Night 26: “Chael Begged for this Fight” (video)


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Dana White at UFC 144 press conferenceUFC president Dana White spoke with Fox Sports on Thursday to break down Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen fight card.

UFC Fight Night 26 is Fox’s prime time launch programming for its new Fox Sports 1 network. The card features Shogun Rua vs. Chael Sonnen, Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne, Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara, Matt Brown vs. Mike Pyle, and the pseudo-homecoming to Boston of popular Irishman Conor McGregor.

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