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 >>
Post-UFC 177, Dana White discusses a potential bout pitting Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson, and Manny Pacquiao's recent decision to venture into MMA. 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 >>
Promoter Bob Arum is once again hyping up the long desired Mayweather vs. Pacquiao superfight, telling fans the fight may happen within the next year. For boxing fans, the Holy Grail of today's fight scene has long been one elusive fight: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather and Pacquiao are the undeniable two biggest marquee names and greatest talents of this era, and the fact that they fight in the same general weight class means a fight between these two titans has long been discus read news >>
UFC President Dana White recently had the dubious distinction of landing in the top-10 of GQ Magazine's list, ‘The 25 Biggest Sleazebags in Sports.' An often controversial public figure, White came in at number nine, just below recently arrested fighter Jon "War Machine Koppenhaver," with the magazine labeling the UFC boss as a "Greedy sleaze" and stating of White: "Turns out underpaying your UFC employees, bullying rivals, and generally impersonating Don King as a bald white guy doesn't do wond read news >>
And here ... we ... go. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is one of the biggest sleazebags in sports. That's according to a new list by Gentleman's Quarterly (GQ) magazine, which has the leader of the mixed martial arts (MMA) world lumped in with creeps like Jon Koppenhaver -- aka "War Machine" -- in its ranking of "The 25 Biggest Sleazebags In Sports." Here's why: Turns out underpaying your UFC employees, bullying rivals, and generally impersonating Don King as a bald wh read news >>
'Fight week, blog week' hasn't been great for UFC president Dana White. After being found to be in breach of the promotion's regulatory protocol for removing judge Howard Hughes from officiating at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le, White is featured in the September issue of Gentlemen's Quarterly as being among 'The 25 Biggest Sleazebags in Sports.' Not only did White make the cut, he placed in the top ten. Coming in at No. 8, here's how GQ characterized White: Turns out underpaying your UFC empl 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 >>