- a year ago
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The UFC's return to Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel and Casino from the Palms Casino Resort was the result of a fallout between UFC President Dana White and the Palms.
White on Saturday confirmed to MMAjunkie.com the accuracy of a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which stated he cut ties with the venue when his credit limit was cut in half.
"I had a little beef with the Palms, and I ripped the UFC out of there," he said with a chuckle.
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- 5 months ago
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So, you want to be a (expletive) fighter? Take the test... We're getting closer. UFC 172's title fight featuring light heavyweight champion Jon Jones against Glover Teixeira was gaining more notoriety last week because of the efforts made by the Maryland State Athletic Commission to make sure we're getting an even scrap. There were sighs of relief when testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) was banned, starting with the Nevada State Athletic Comission (NSAC), even though there had to be some rea read news >>
- 10 months ago
- 194 views
LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White said UFC fighter Donald Cerrone never listens to him anyway, but this one time, he hopes he’ll heed his advice: Don’t move to featherweight.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Donald Cerrone, UFC 167 read news >>
Following several years of UFC events at The Palms in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White has reportedly severed ties with the casino due to it, at least in part, slashing his credit line. read news >>
- a year ago
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NOTTINGHAM, England - Dana White thought he had Daniel Cormier's next opponent all set up. Instead, it was back to the drawing board.
Cormier was scheduled to fight former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir in about a month in Oklahoma City. But Mir dropped out with an injury, and White and the Zuffa brass went to work on his replacement.
White thought it was going to be Matt Mitrione - but the UFC heavyweight turned down the fight earlier this week.
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- 2 years ago
- 1168 views
The lightweight division will move on regardless of how close the outcome of UFC 150's main event between Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar ends up on the scorecards. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 151 views
SYDNEY - UFC president Dana White has always contended that as a
promoter, it's not his job to tell his fighters what they can and can't
do in terms of career direction.
That said, White remains confident he knows the best decision for former
UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar as he
looks to rebound from a UFC 144 loss.
White, who today promised Edgar an immediate shot at the featherweight
title if he's willing to make the drop, still believes "The Answer"
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Alistair Overeem entered the UFC in late-2011 lugging around a trio of prestigious titles -- heavyweight belts in Strikeforce, DREAM, and even K-1 -- plus a superhero physique to boot. At the time he was effectively a marketer's dream, the man who retired the UFC's cash cow in a vicious two-minute long Octagon debut, and the man who was, supposedly, the next great heavyweight champion of this era. How quickly things change. Following his loss to Ben Rothwell on Friday, Overeem has now lost three read news >>
Alistair Overeem was finished in the first-round by Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night “Jacare vs. Mousasi 2,” his third loss of that manner in four fights. read news >>
If you don't think that the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas doesn't want the UFC back in its fold, well, you didn't see their latest ploy to lure the MMA juggernaut back. read news >>
Ronaldo Souza and Dana White seem to have different views on what “Jacare’s” win over Gegard Mousasi at Friday’s UFC Fight Night event in Mashantucket, Conn., means to the middleweight title picture. read news >>