If it hasn't become obvious over the past year or so, the UFC has a fairly intense love affair with Brazil.
And with good reason. The UFC returned to the South American cradle of mixed martial arts in August 2011 for the first time in nearly 13 years and has already been back three times.
The live events draw big crowds and big gates, and UFC President Dana White says that enormous numbers of people are watching on Brazilian TV.
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UFC President Dana White confirms that the debut episode of TUF Brazil drew 12 million viewers, while also calling a rival network out on their dirty ploy to ruin the show. read news >>
Watch the UFC 147 press conference featuring Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen and UFC president Dana White, live from Brazil, Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT.
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UFC president Dana White on Saturday announced that his company acquired his biggest competitor, Strikeforce, effective immediately. Watch the full interview on MMAWeekly.com. Read More >> read news >>
UFC president Dana White takes umbrage to recently retired Wanderlei Silva's claims that the UFC doesn't share the wealth. read news >>
The UFC president is firing back at criticism from the embittered MMA legend with some facts and figures. UFC president Dana White spoke to Brazil's Globo about Wanderlei Silva's bitter recriminations toward the promotion and allegations that the UFC is underpaying its athletes. "If it was Wanderlei here talking to you, he would be like a crazy person saying how much he hates de UFC, about how little our fighters earn, how much he hurt his body because of this sport," said White. "But let me tel read news >>
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In the first episode of UFC 178 Embedded, UFC president Dana White and Conor McGregor watch UFC Fight Night 52, Dustin Poirier plans his after-party at an Irish pub, and much more above. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Watch the UFC on Fox 12 post-fight press conference in its entirety. The press conference featured UFC president Dana White, the main event fighters as well as other notable winners from the fight card. read news >>
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - UFC president Dana White didn't stick around for one of his traditional post-fight scrums on Saturday night UFC on FOX 12, leaving during the middle of the press conference at the SAP Center. But he dropped one news item of note before he bolted: The rescheduled Jose Aldo Jr. vs. Chad Mendes featherweight title fight will take place in Brazil in Oct. While a date and location was not announced, UFC 179 is scheduled for Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro. The rematch between Aldo, who h read news >>
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Watch the UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao post-fight press conference video replay featuring UFC president Dana White and the winners from the main card. read news >>
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UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media at the pre-fight scrum, where he discussed the possibility of the promotion scheduling Weidman vs. Belfort in Brazil. To the surprise of many, Dana White is not against the idea of Chris Weidman defending his middleweight title against Vitor Belfort in Brazil. The UFC President joined members of the media at the pre-fight scrum, where he expressed his firm interest in booking the title fight, even though the Brazilian is yet to get license read news >>