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In his video blog for Saturday’s UFC 177 event, UFC President Dana White takes us behind the scenes of July’s big UFC 175 pay-per-view.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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'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 >>
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From a heartbreaking decision to pull the Struve vs. Mitrione fight to Ronda Rousey's mangled finger, Dana White's UFC 177 video blog is one of the most emotional ever, as we go behind the scenes at UFC 175. read news >>
In Dana White's first video blog for UFC 177, Matt Mitrione comforts a distraught Stefan Struve after the heavyweight passed out in the locker room, Uriah Hall deals with the agonizing aftermath of his badly broken toe, White explodes when Joe Rogan and the infamous producer in the truck put UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey on the spot, plus more from UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida, 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 >>
The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America debut to seven million viewers, and UFC president Dana White expects great things out of the Mexican talent pool. read news >>
UFC President Dana White apologized for his actions in Macau during the UFC 180 media scrum that followed the ticket sales press conference. Dana White found himself in a fresh controversy following Saturday's UFC Fight Night: Macau, as he took an executive decision to relieve judge Howard Hughes of his duties for the night due to apparent incompetence.
As expected, the impetuous decision came back to haunt White, who had mentioned in the post-fight press conference that he suggested to Hughes t read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White made headlines this week after he relieved a judge of his duties during UFC Fight Night 48, which took place last Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) at Cotai Arena in Macau, China.
White, in the midst of a self-described "meltdown," was irritated with the work of Howard Hughes, a UFC-appointed judge who was flown to the Far East on the promotion's dime to score the action at the Fight Pass event. So much so that after the first two fights, read news >>
Nearly two years of litigation and mounting frustration finally came to a head for Eddie Alvarez earlier this month, as Bellator granted its two-time lightweight champion his unconditional release, and just a few hours later, Alvarez put pen to paper, inking a deal with Zuffa to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178.
The contract represents the beginning of a long-awaited next chapter for Alvarez, while for UFC officials, it signifies the arrival of another world class lightweight as well as an introd read news >>
Kelvin Gastelum is, by all accounts, one of the welterweight division's brightest young prospects. The underdog TUF 17 winner is 3-0 since defeating Uriah Hall in his season's finale and subsequently dropping down to 170 pounds, yet one issue continues to plague him throughout his 2014 campaign.
Gastelum required multiple attempts to reach the welterweight limit of 171 pounds prior to his March victory over Rick Story, then missed weight entirely in his follow-up fight against Nico Musoke in Jun read news >>