UFC President Dana White confirmed Saturday night that there are issues with interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao that puts the scheduled UFC 161 main event in jeopardy. Barao (30-1, 1 no contest) was scheduled to defend his title against Eddie Wineland (20-8-1) in the main event of the promotion’s debut card in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, [...]
Backstage at Newark’s Prudential Center during UFC 159, Bryan Caraway convinced UFC president Dana White to up the evening’s bonuses from $50,000 apiece to $65,000. Weeks later and in a roundabout way, Caraway is the beneficiary of his own lobbying efforts. Wednesday, Caraway’s third-round guillotine choke submission victory over Johnny Bedford on April 27 was [...]
Dana White on whether he still thinks Jones is a diva, Sonnen’s confidence, and Buffer’s playboy personaFriday, April 26th, 2013
NEW YORK — UFC president Dana White talks about his current relationship with Jon Jones, Jones’ new demeanor, Chael Sonnen’s confident going into Saturday night’s fight, Sonnen’s future, the rest of the UFC 159 card, and Bruce Buffer’s playboy persona.
NEW YORK — Daniel Cormier is currently non-committal on whether his future home lies at heavyweight or light-heavyweight, but UFC president Dana White may have sweetened the pot for a downward shift down to 205. White has consistently said that weight classes are ultimately the athlete’s decision, but while speaking to reporters at Madison Square [...]
At the Herald Square Takeover event Wednesday before UFC 159, UFC president Dana White talks about Jones vs. Silva, GSP’s next fight, FOX Sports 1, Anderson Silva’s contract, Fallon Fox, Tyson Fury and much more.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — UFC president Dana White discussed a variety of topics in his post-fight scrum, including how he’s going to Boston to help out, what he thought of David Ortiz’s speech with the Red Sox, Daniel Cormier’s future and much more with media after UFC on FOX 7 on Saturday night.
UFC president Dana White was recently interviewed for the Global Speaker Series at Stanford Business School. In the video above, White talks about the growth of the organization, its history, the FOX deal, his favorite movie, and much more.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — During Dana White’s customary media scrum, the UFC president spoke about his sudden change in health, Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen, a fan attacking Sonnen last week, how he is getting involved in the Olympic wrestling movement, a potential Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva fight coming up, the latest on Nick [...]
LAS VEGAS — UFC president Dana White discusses women’s fights in the UFC, Uriah Hall’s mental state, if it was an early stoppage in the Miesha Tate fight, Travis Browne’s finish of Gabriel Gonzaga, FOX Sports 1 and much more during his post-fight scrum.
Las Vegas, NV — After compiling a season of devastatingly violent finishes, UFC President Dana White had high expectations for The Ultimate Fighter 17 finalist Uriah Hall. Hall, a middleweight prospect who sent four men to hospital over the course of the series, entered Saturday night’s finale sporting a hype train a mile long, with [...]