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Despite his place between War Machine and Lance Armstrong on a list of shame, UFC President Dana White told the promotion’s website his feelings aren’t hurt. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
According to this simulation from EA Sports UFC, TJ Dillashaw is going to lose his bantamweight title when he fights Renan Barao for the second time this Saturday night (August 30, 2014) at the UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Will art imitate life? Find out right here. read news >>
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If you were expecting Dana White to unleash a brutal rant towards GQ magazine for calling him one of the top 10 sleaziest people in sports, you'll be pleasantly surprised with his response.
Yesterday we posted on famed men's fashion magazine GQ ranking UFC president Dana White as one of the "sleaziest figures in sports". It was a list of 25 and he placed 8th, ahead of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong but behind the now incarcerated War Machine. In the latest edition of the UFC's weekly intervie read news >>
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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 >>
With T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao set to collide for the second time this upcoming Saturday night, EA Sports UFC has simulated the main event for UFC 177. Check it out above. read news >>
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UFC boss Dana White made an unflattering list in GQ magazine, being named one of the top 10 “sleaziest” figures in sports. Filed under: News, UFC 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's bad week looks like it has just gotten worse. The UFC's head honcho apparently got a shout-out in the upcoming issue of GQ magazine—though it's on the list of the sleaziest people in sports. Twitter user Ryan Loco posted a screenshot of the article earlier this evening (some language NSFW).
"Turns out underpaying your UFC employees, bullying rivals, and generally impersonating Don King as a bald white guy doesn't do wonders for your charisma!" the article says. Shockin read news >>
Dana White was ranked by GQ magazine as one of the sleaziest men in sports, ahead of the likes of Lance Armstrong and Ray Rice.
It just has not been Dana White's week.
Not only was the UFC President forced to apologize for breach of protocol when he relieved a judge from his duties during the Macau event last week, he has just had the honour of being named one of the "sleaziest" people in sports. It appears GQ's reasoning behind this was White's infamous manner with money (i.e. leaving a casino read news >>