If Matt Hughes never steps foot in the Octagon again he will go down as one of the greatest UFC fighters and champions the sport has ever known. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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LOS ANGELES - It's a fight Dana White has had to go through before, and there's no doubt he'll have to go through it again.
When it comes to telling star fighters on the tail end of their careers that it's time to hang up the gloves, the UFC president almost always will get some push-back. Lately, a couple former champions top that list.
Former welterweight champion Matt Hughes and former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin both are fighters the UFC boss believes should call it read news >>
- 2 years ago
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HOUSTON - UFC president Dana White wants Matt Hughes to retire.
He has nothing left to prove, White argued. He's one of the greatest welterweights in MMA history. And Hughes has enough money to feed a small nation with country breakfasts.
But when Hughes arrives in Las Vegas in a couple weeks to meet with the UFC's head honcho, White knows he's going to have an argument coming his way.
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- 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White said he and fellow fight fans will always have a special place in their heart for MMA legends like B.J. Penn.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
LAS VEGAS – On the night one of the UFC's superstars announced his retirement, the company's president sounded off on another pair of the sport's legends – B.J. Penn and Rich Franklin – and their futures. read news >>
NOTTINGHAM, England - UFC President Dana White reiterated today that he would like to see Matt
Hughes retire, but the Hall of Famer will always have a place with the
"He's with us forever, anyway," White told MMAjunkie.com. "Hughes is one of our guys. He's not going
anywhere. He can keep the door open forever."
Hughes recently opened another can of worms when he
posted photos from a hunting trip to Africa, which prompted another
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- 2 years ago
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UFC president Dana White is adamant: it is time for Matt Hughes and Forrest Griffin to lay down their gloves in the Octagon and walk away. Retweet this Share on Facebook
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- 3 years ago
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TORONTO - Will he? Won't he? The answer for now: it's up in the air.
Royce Gracie wants a retirement fight at "UFC: Rio." Whether he'll get
one is something that could be decided as UFC 129 grows nearer.
Gracie, in fact, was in attendance at today's pre-fight press conference
in support of the pay-per-view event, which takes place Saturday at
Rogers Centre, and he stood off to the side waiting for a meeting as
White addressed a group of reporters.
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UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley recently called out Matt "The Immortal" Brown, but it appears the UFC has different plans for T-Wood. Speaking with UFC.com, UFC President Dana White revealed that sixth-ranked welterweight Hector Lombard has already verbally agreed to fight Woodley, and the promotion is actively working to set up that fight. White said Woodley vs. Brown—the fight Woodley personally called for—does not interest him, but Lombard vs. Woodley does. 'But we want to do Tyron W read news >>
White stirred up controversy last weekend at the "Bisping vs. Le" event overseas when he bounced judge Howard Hughes, simply because he didn't agree with his scorecards. A move that was found to violate the promotion's rules of self regulation. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White went above and beyond his powers as a promoter last Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) in Macau, China, when he relieved a judge of his duties at UFC Fight Night 48, following a pair of questionable scorecar read news >>
- 22 days ago
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UFC President Dana White removed judge Howard Hughes from duty on last Saturday's (Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 48 card after having an issue with his scoring of the first two fights. That wouldn't have happened if the fight card was in the United States, and shouldn't have happened, period. Something pretty significant happened in mixed martial arts (MMA) over this past weekend. No, it wasn't Michael Bisping's fourth-round technical knockout win over a badly-battered Cung Le (see the pic here read news >>