LAS VEGAS – As with each time Ronda Rousey dominates a new bantamweight challenger in the UFC, the questions come up as to when she'll face Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino.
At the media scrum in the aftermath of Rousey's dominant 16-second TKO victory over Alexis Davis at UFC 175, White was presented the question again. This time, instead of answering straight off, he challenged the media.
"You guys want me to sign her, is that what you're saying?" After more prompting, he said, "So, you guys the med more
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 signed contract held up by UFC President Dana White signals the start of Holly Holm’s octagon career.Filed under: News, UFC more
Adding to an already hectic day of UFC news, Dana White gave fans even more to talk about as he announced that the UFC had finally signed hotshot striker Holly Holm to their women's bantamweight division. The UFC President announced the news on Twitter: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR
— Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 Holm's management team and the UFC have been in talks for months now, with negotiations getting heated on several occasions, in particular last year more
UFC President Dana White told ESPN.com that he is focused on hashing out the contract situation with Gina Carano within the next week.
After adding Holly Holm to the UFC roster a few days ago, Dana White is now focused on securing another famed women's fighter in Gina Carano.
The UFC President revealed that he will be meeting with the former Strikeforce featherweight champion's lawyer next week to resume contract negotiations. He expressed a keen interest in finalizing the deal as soon as possib more
While many might have seen Strikeforce founder Scott Coker, a former Zuffa employee, taking over the controls at Bellator MMA as a sort of defection, UFC president Dana White doesn't see it that way. 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
Nick Diaz has signed a contract to return to the UFC. The former Strikeforce welterweight champion sign the deal Thursday at UFC headquarters and is eyeing a 2015 return. more
SAN JOSE, Calif. - So much for the idea that Gina Carano would end up under UFC contract by the end of the week.
UFC president Dana White said at Saturday's UFC on FOX 12 post-fight press conference that completion of a deal to bring back the first big star of women's mixed martial arts is still a ways off. While indicated the talks were going in a positive direction, he also said things weren't exactly simple.
"It's complicated," White said. "It's going very positive, but it's complicated.