Dana White never has been one to mince words.
In recent months, when it comes to Strikefoce, the Zuffa president has forced himself to be mum on the topic of the UFC's sibling promotion. "I don't have anything to do with them" was a common response when reporters wanted to get his take on Strikeforce.
White recently, though, admitted he's disappointed with how things have turned out for the promotion.
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Video: Former Strikeforce featherweight top contender Gina Carano announces her UFC future on the Arsenio Hall show ahead of her upcoming meeting with UFC President Dana White, where "Conviction" is expected to negotiate her MMA return. read news >>
UFC President Dana White reveals major plans are in motion to land the promotion's 20th anniversary show at Madison Square Garden in New York in November 2013 read news >>
Four fighters were pulled from UFC 177 for varying reasons, but only two of them will be paid. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is paying Scott Jorgensen and Anthony Birchak their "show" and "win" money, despite the fact that neither fighter was able to compete at UFC 177 last Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. That's because they were pulled from the "Dillashaw vs. Soto" preliminary card inside Sleep Train Arena through no fault of their own. Jorg read news >>
Dana White announced after Saturday night's UFC on FOX show that the next network event would take place on Saturday, December 13, at the U.S. Airways Arena in Phoenix, Ariz.No matches were announced for the show, which would be the first time the UFC has ever been in the city. Phoenix is home to two of UFC biggest stars, former lightweight champion Benson Henderson, who is scheduled to headline against Rafael dos Anjos on Aug. 23 in Tulsa, and light heavyweight Ryan Bader, who faces Ovince St. read news >>
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Comedian and former Opie & Anthony funnyman Jim Norton has his own talk show, and stopping by on his first episode was Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White and former heavyweight boxing champion "Iron" Mike Tyson. Check out their candid conversation -- with lots of foul language -- as they discuss everything from keyboard warriors, Norton being an "asshole," the awfulness that is golf, and so much more. Enjoy! read news >>
While many might have seen Strikeforce founder Scott Coker, a former Zuffa employee, taking over the controls at Bellator MMA as a sort of defection, UFC president Dana White doesn't see it that way. read news >>
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Recent flyweight title challenger Ali Bagautinov failed a random drug test prior to his UFC 174 championship bout with Demetrious Johnson, a fight which took place on June 14, and needless to say, UFC President Dana White isn't happy about it. White was succinct in addressing the situation when he made a comment to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports. "I'm beyond disappointed," White said about Bagautinov's positive test. "We're not paying lip service to this. We're trying to clean this up. It's hurting read news >>
UFC president Dana White revealed plans, already in progress, to build a massive UFC complex in Las Vegas following the UFC 175 post-fight press conference on Saturday. read news >>
UFC has issued an official statement on the heels of Ali Bagautinov's failed drug test, which was administered prior to his fight against Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174. Ali Bagautinov was suspended by the British Columbia Athletic Commission (BCAC) for testing positive for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO) following his loss to flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson on June 14, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, forbidding him from competing in the province for one year. Hours afte read news >>
The Ultimate Fighter 20, the show's first all-female incarnation, is not even a week into filming, and there's already tension on set. According to UFC President Dana White (via MMA Fighting), a fight broke out on Day One of filming, establishing a high baseline level of drama before the action reaches full swing. "The women go after it," White said. "The first day when they get in there, there's already been stuff. Half of them don't like each other. It's going to be a very interesting season." read news >>