- 2 years ago
- 2381 views
MINNEAPOLIS - UFC President Dana White and 16-year veteran Dennis Hallman haven't always seen eye to eye.
So when Hallman missed weight for Friday's UFC on FX 5 event, it wasn't
surprising when the UFC boss elected to release the 36-year-old. That
White sent him home with his show and win money was.
But the fiery UFC boss said the decision to cut Hallman a check he said
totaled $60,000 was a simple one. Yes, it was a stupid business
decision, but some things shouldn't be decided by dol read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Following most UFC pre-event press conferences, Dana White holds court
for a small group of reporters who look to extract as much as
information from the UFC boss as possible in a hurried onslaught of
Wednesday's pre-UFC 136 gathering was no different.
And while MMAjunkie.com has already published features on several key topics, additional White
thoughts - including the state of the lighter-weight divisions, the
latest on Nick and Nate Diaz, Jake Shield and Lyoto Machida, a read news >>
- 3 years ago
- 117 views
UFC president Dana White on Friday announced that verbal agreements are in place for a lightweight showdown between Dennis Hallman and John Makdessi at UFC 140 on Dec. 10 in Toronto. Read More >> read news >>
- 4 years ago
- 216 views
As it turns out, UFC president Dana White believes in second, or maybe third, chances.
Nine months after White gave Karo Parisyan his
walking papers, the welterweight veteran is octagon bound once again for
a meeting with Dennis Hallman at UFC 123.
Although not officially announced by the promotion, UFC 123 is expected
to take place Nov. 20 at Palace of Auburn Hills in suburban Michigan.
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UFC President Dana White offers his thoughts on the Bellator 131 ratings from their show last Saturday night. Last Saturday, Bellator MMA went head-to-head against the UFC in what turned out to be a memorable night of action for both organizations. CEO Scott Coker proclaimed Bellator 131 to be the official "rebirth" of the promotion, which was later emphasized by their record-breaking achievements. After producing a fight card stacked with an array of enthralling talent, and headlined by a grudg read news >>
- 16 days ago
- 151 views
Because "Bang" turned a bunch of wrestlers at Team Alpha Male into dangerous standup fighters. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former title contender Chad Mendes put on a match for the ages during their title fight rematch at UFC 179, which took place just last month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For five rounds, the two talented fighters went toe-to-toe, strike-for-strike, in a battle of attrition that ultimately saw "Junior" retain his title (video). Sinc read news >>
UFC President Dana White discusses the exciting featherweight division and why he hasn’t selected a No. 1 contender for champ Jose Aldo yet. Although Jose Aldo may have reigned supreme over the featherweight division for several years, he will arguably faced with his most consistent string of worthy title challengers over the coming year. The Brazilian 145-pound kingpin is coming off a ‘Fight of the Year' contender against Chad Mendes, and could potentially be faced with either the winner betwee read news >>
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 >>
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 >>
- 2 months ago
- 53 views
And it has nothing to do with the color of his skin. Joe Rogan recently came out and said that his comments about Jon Jones' lack of popularity and racism somewhat intertwining, were misinterpreted by "click" hungry media members. The hot-button issue, naturally, was soon brought up in a conversation with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White on a recent edition of "The Download," and the Las Vegas fight boss defended his color commentator's comments, saying that they were in read news >>
- 2 months ago
- 93 views
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that light heavyweight slugger, Thiago Silva, would never return to the Octagon following his arrest for domestic assault back in February. Never say never. Silva was reinstated by UFC last Thursday (Sept. 4, 2014) after the court cleared him of all charges. While the complaints against him looked pretty severe, the Brazilian maintained his innocence throughout, and his estranged wife -- and chief w read news >>