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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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- 3 years ago
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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 offered his thoughts on the declining PPV numbers in 2014. The significant decline in pay-per-view revenue is hardly a new discussion in MMA circles. Over the past few years, it has become increasingly difficult to ignore the troublesome trend stemming from the decline in PPV. Nevertheless, UFC President Dana White recently proclaimed that his company's PPV revenue would return once the promotion starts to put on big fights again. He also emphasized that the UFC is not s read news >>
UFC president Dana White officially announced Grace Tourinho as the managing director for UFC in Brazil on November 2013, and her tenure will end one year later. Tourinho, who first started working for the promotion in early 2013, will leave the promotion next month, according to a report from Veja. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. The UFC is looking for a new managing director for their office in Brazil, a source said, but has no timetable for any announceme read news >>
UFC president Dana White, coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen were very critical of the production team of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 in 2014, and the UFC decided to change a few things for the next season of the reality show. During tryouts in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, UFC announced that the filming of the fourth season will take place out of Brazil for the first time. Like in the TUF: Latin America season, the filming will take place in Las Vegas. Dana White said at the UFC 179 post-f read news >>
- 2 months ago
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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 >>
- 2 months ago
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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 >>
- 4 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 >>