UFC president Dana White has never been one to mince words, and he surely didn't when he was asked about the recent boxing match-up of Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez. read news >>
Dana White maintains that he's a big boxing fan and promoter Bob Arum's game of slamming the UFC every chance he gets is one the UFC head honcho won't play read news >>
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LAS VEGAS - In MMA's sister combat sport, boxing executives Don King and Bob Arum are on very different sides of the spectrum when it comes to personalities and promoting styles.
King is the flashy guy who's never afraid of the microphone; Arum is considered a comparatively reserved promoter who puts the fights and fighters in the forefront.
But UFC president Dana White today told MMAjunkie.com he has major beef with Strikeforce CEO's Scott Coker belief he's more like Arum and the UFC boss read news >>
UFC president Dana White and women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey did a Q&A in Macao on Wednesday, addressing her possibly fighting Cris Cyborg an a lot more. read news >>
A few years ago, Gray Maynard was near the pinnacle of the UFC’s lightweight division, but following a third consecutive knockout loss, “The Bully” may be nearing the end of his career. read news >>
Dana White isn’t shy when it comes to making bold claims, but perhaps the most curious of his recent claims is his assertion that Ronda Rousey is the biggest star the UFC has ever seen.
What exactly does it mean to be a star, though? It has something to do with renown, critical acclaim, transcendence, mass appeal and the ability to both earn and generate money. However, the truth is that superstardom, as a concept, isn’t particularly well defined.
There’s an arbitrariness that makes measuring it read news >>
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UFC President Dana White made himself available for a full hour earlier this afternoon, answering a ton of questions from fans in attendance at the Fan Expo at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hear what White had to say about the fighting futures of Georges St-Pierre, Nick Diaz and, of course, Gina Carano, as well as slog though the litany of requests to do dumb things. All that and much, much more. read news >>
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LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White discusses job opportunities in the UFC, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Joe Rogan's fighting future, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre, and much more Friday evening at the UFC Fan Expo. read news >>
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LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White held his annual Fan Expo question-and-answer session with the fans on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. As usual, the event was a mix of the serious, the less serious, and the absurd, ranging from detailed questions about the company's business to painful-to-watch attempts at business pitches.
One thing the UFC boss did indicate, however, is that he could very well by on the same wavelength as the fans who want the much-discussed potential Ander read news >>
UFC President Dana White discussed his opinion on the new NSAC executive director and what he likes about him so far. It seems the "proactive" approach that Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Robert Bennett took on early in his reign as commission head has gotten him into the good graces of the UFC's head honcho.
Dana White, who is in Las Vegas for the International Fight Week and the two live events that accompany it, took a moment on Wednesday afternoon to offer a stark contra read news >>
You think being UFC President is easy? THINK AGAIN!
Perhaps Chael Sonnen's biggest ally and champion, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, had remained silent on his shocking "termination" after outright bombing a pre-fight out-of-competition drug test.
Sonnen initially claimed the two banned substances detected in his system, Anastrozole and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), were prescribed to treat fertility issues. And he had no apologies for doing what needed to be do read news >>