UFC president Dana White at UFC 146Jon Fitch topped the list of 16 fighters that were released earlier this week by the UFC, many of them unaware that they were being released until it hit the media.

UFC president Dana White apologized for that happening. He certainly didn’t mean for those fighters to find out in that manner that they were losing their jobs.

White did not, however, apologize for firing Jon Fitch. In fact, he was rather fired up about all the criticism heaped on him for letting a Top 10 fighter go, explaining that Fitch was an expensive fighter on the downside of his career, and he’s running a business.

And for those that were surprised to see so many recognizable names released, get your thick skin on because there are more on the way.

“We have 470-something guys under contract,” explained White. “We have over 100 guys too many on the roster right now. The blood has not all been spilled yet.”

Check out Dana White’s interview explaining why Jon Fitch was released from his UFC contract…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Tito Ortiz and Dana White Buried the Hatchet Following Retirement Bout | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 34 views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and UFC president Dana White have had an up-and-down relationship, but buried that hatchet on Saturday. read news >>

Dana White Previews UFC Denver: Shevchenko vs. Pena and Arlovski vs. Ngannou | MMAWeekly.com

  • 23 days ago
  • 49 views

Dana White weighs in on UFC on FOX 23 in Denver, where Valentina Shevchenko and Julianna Pena top the fight card at the Pepsi Center. read news >>

Dana White: UFC on FOX 23's Francis Ngannou could be longstanding heavyweight champ one day

  • 23 days ago
  • 27 views

UFC President Dana White has high praise for surging heavyweight prospect Francis Ngannou ahead of Saturday’s UFC on FOX 23 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Denver: Shevchenko vs. Pena Post-Fight Press Conference Replay | MMAWeekly.com

  • 22 days ago
  • 22 views

UFC president Dana White and the big winners from the UFC Denver fight card fielded questions from the media following the event at the Pepsi Center. read news >>

Dana White promises 'epic fall' for Conor McGregor should he dig in against UFC

  • 22 days ago
  • 15 views

DENVER – UFC President Dana White issued a warning to Conor McGregor while also dismissing the lightweight champion’s outburst on social media.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Video read news >>

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Butting Heads with UFC Would Be an Epic Fall | MMAWeekly.com

  • 22 days ago
  • 330 views

UFC President Dana White on Saturday continued his stand in saying that a fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. is unlikely to ever happen. read news >>

UFC on FOX 23's Jorge Masvidal doubles down on $200,000 bet to Dana White

  • 22 days ago
  • 125 views

DENVER – Following an upset stoppage of Donald Cerrone, Jorge Masvidal reiterated he wants to bet UFC President Dana White $200,000 on his welterweight prospects. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, read news >>

Jason Knight explains why 'all he wanted to do was cry' before UFC on FOX 23 win over Alex Caceres

  • 22 days ago
  • 8 views

DENVER – After a big submission win over Alex Caceres at UFC on FOX 23, featherweight Jason Knight got emotional talking about his deceased father and went into adorable detail on his Dooho Choi call read news >>

The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 96.5 – UFC on FOX 23 wrap-up featuring Dana White, Valentina Shevchenko, Jorge Ma

  • 21 days ago
  • 5 views

Episode No. 96.5 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast, which includes a UFC on FOX 23 wrap-up featuring Dana White, Valentina Shevchenko, Jorge Masvidal and Francis Ngannou, is now availab read news >>

CM Punk Says Next UFC Fight Is Being Discussed with Dana White

  • 22 days ago
  • 8 views

CM Punk has revealed that he's doing his all to get back in the Octagon in the not-too-distant future and has entered discussions with UFC President Dana White. The WWE star turned UFC fighter lost o read news >>