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Sorry, Dana White just said Conor McGregor vs. Diego Sanchez isn't going to happen. Whoops. Looks like it isn't going to be allowed to happen. Conor McGregor announced that he's going to face Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, where he moves up to lightweight and takes on the long time UFC vet in Mexico. Shortly after the tweet went out though, Dana White throws cold water on everything. From ESPN: Dana White on Conor in Mexico: That kid is nuts. No he's not. He wants to but he's not. — Brett Okamoto (@b read news >>

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UFC President Dana White laid out his promotion’s guiding principle when it comes to the handling of domestic violence cases amongst their own fighters. As of late, domestic violence incidents in sports have taken a prominent position in public debate on news websites and forums. Over the past three months, there has been significant mainstream coverage on the Ray Rice situation in the NFL, and MMA cases such as War Machine's vicious beating of Christy Mack, Thiago Silva's armed multiple threats read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, like most sports fans, watched the "horrifying" video of NFL star Ray Rice knocking out his girlfriend inside an Atlantic City casino, something that would have never happened if UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had been inside the elevator. Then White had some of his own videos to watch. UFC was forced to expel light heavyweight slugger Thiago Silva (again), roughly the same time it suspended fellow 205-pound hurter Anthon read news >>

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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion revealed that he is keen to face Alexander Gustafsson in his next bout in the UFC. Following an extended spell on the sidelines, it appears Rashad Evans is eager to throw his name right back in the title mix at light-heavyweight, and is prepared to face one of the division's proven contenders to get to that coveted spot. Currently riding a 2-fight winning streak, Evans is in a strong position to bargain for a top competitor, and he quickly requested former t read news >>

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You thought Lanny Poffo was a genius? He wasn't racking up multiple awards across the globe, like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White. In fact, the Las Vegas fight boss was recently named 2014 Brand Genius winner for sports, thanks to his mixed martial arts (MMA) empire. From Ad Week (via Lift Studios): White believes that fighters ("badasses" is his preferred term) have a longer shelf life than other celebrity athletes. "Ask people all around the world who Muhammad Ali is, read news >>

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Video: Donald Cerrone vows (via YouTube) that he will cut back on his adrenaline-filled activities such as wakeboarding during fight week. This, after UFC President Dana White asked him to tone it down a bit to avoid injury before an event. read news >>

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Getting the green light from Dana White, however, will be a fight in and of itself. At 47 years of age, longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Renzo Gracie is still going strong and has no plans on letting up anytime soon. Renzo was recently booked to take on Kazushi Sakuraba in a submission only jiu-jitsu match at Metamoris 5 on Nov. 22, 2014 in Long Beach, California (event line up). A bout that will signal the second time the two have gone toe-to-toe, as they originally took part in an MMA read news >>

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Yoel Romero’s cornermen weren’t exactly on their best behavior Saturday night at UFC 178, UFC President Dana White said, but the UFC is also partially to blame for a controversial delay between rounds in the fight with Tim Kennedy. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Conor McGregor is a legit star, but according to Dana White, he's even bigger than Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. Do you agree? Conor McGregor quickly knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, backing up all the talk he had pre-fight. His last few bouts have surely established McGregor as a legit star, and he has a country backing him up as well. According to the UFC, about 10% of the ticket sales for the event were from Ireland as McGregor's countrymen flew in to Vegas just to see him fight. read news >>

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UFC 178 represented a notorious coming out party for Conor McGregor, who Dana White now calls the biggest star in UFC history. Yes, you read that correctly. After just four fights, the UFC president has conceded that the Irish featherweight is bigger than Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar. When speaking with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1’s UFC 178 post-fight show, White uttered the grand proclamation that the hype and excitement behind McGregor was “bigger than any of the fighter read news >>

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'The pimp is here.' UFC president Dana's White's post-fight introduction of Conor McGregor at UFC 178 wasn't high-brow, but it was apt. It's no secret White had clearly already begun sketching out an addition on his Mount Rushmore of favorites, but the UFC boss broke out the chisel Saturday night when he put 'The Notorious' above both former champions Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. "Conor McGregor is the real deal - he is legit," White told Ariel Helwani on FOX Sports 1's post-fight show. " read news >>

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