Found July 19, 2013 on
Minutes after former middleweight king Anderson Silva was put to sleep by Chris Weidman at UFC 162, company president Dana White (pictured) was asked to respond to countless conspiracy theorists who suggested the fight was fixed.
White quickly rebuffed the accusation, calling anyone who thought Silva and the UFC rigged the scrap “idiots.”
Well, having a few keyboard warriors blast their theories on Twitter is one thing, but having professional journalists do it is another.
Speaking of getting blasted, White went off on Sports Illustrated after their “SINow” panel suggested the most decorated champion in UFC history took a dive against Weidman.
“It wouldn’t surprise me if it was happening in this UFC case,” said Chris Mannix. “I mean, I just think it does happen a lot of times.”
Obviously, White was none too pleased after catching wind of what was said on the Internet show. On Friday, he appeared as a guest on “SINow” to confront host Maggie Gray about their controversial segment.
Please click the media player below to watch White’s rant:
Silva is set to rematch Weidman at UFC 168 on December 28 in Las Vegas. The bout marks the most anticipated sequel in MMA history.
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Anderson Silva is already preparing for his epic rematch with Chris Weidman on December 28th. Silva is seen here hitting focus mits in his private academy. I predict we will see a completely different animal come UFC 168.
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Two weeks later and I’m still completely in awe of Chris Weidman’s performance. If I were GSP, I would say: “I am emprezzed with his pear-fore-mahnce” but that’s as far as I will take the impressions. Speaking of GSP, he called it, but I still will gladly place my bet back on Anderson for the rematch. Now, on to the fixing allegations, that so many of us have wondered about...
The greatest fighter in UFC history clearly does not enjoy having his name mentioned in a potential fight-fixing rumour. Not that it angers the former middleweight champ, it simply upsets him that fans and media could consider that he was capable of throwing a fight.
The long-time champ appeared on a Brazilian talk show and was extremely candid as he explained his feelings on the...
UFC President Dana White went on ESPN’s “Highly Questionable” show where he discussed the upcoming Anderson Silva-Chris Weidman match-up, his opinion on the rumours that the UFC 162 main event was possibly fixed and which celebrity he most enjoyed denying access to a UFC event.
White was clearly agitated when approached about the topic of fight-fixing and was not afraid to...
Credit to Kristen Schaefer Geisler for the picture.
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Click this link and you will be sent to a video containing arguably the largest collection of fools and dullards to ever discuss MMA. As that famous line in Billy Madison went: “What you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational...
Everyone in the beer drinking country saw Anderson Silva get KTFO a few weekends ago. Yet we haven’t seen enough internet jokiness about it. Or maybe I just didn’t see, and I’m looking in the wrong places. You press power, then popcorn, then start to go to google right? Ahhhh **** I might be looking at the microwave again….
Props to Juan Elway for the find
RG3 Sexts Hooters...
Dana White goes on ESPN’s Highly Questionable
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I’m not going to pretend like I know anything that was said, but apparently Anderson starting tearing up when asked if the fight was fixed. Take that how you will. Thanks to MiddleEasy for the find.
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