Found August 06, 2012 on
Hall of Very Good:
Plenty of stuff has transpired since Shaquille O'Neal first hit the Twittersphere and tweeted his desire to fight Jose Canseco
For O'Neal, an entire NBA season came and went which made the basketball legend (and current studio analyst) incredibly busy.
But not all that shocking, Canseco has had his hands full as well. Since he was first challenged by the 7'1" bohemoth, the former American League MVP has quit two baseball teams, joined a third and, recently, filed for bankruptcy protection
Which makes me wonder...could this fight be a way for the embattled slugger to get out of debt?
One guy that might have an inside scoop on whether or not the two heavyweights might don the gloves and enter the ring is Dana White. As you might recall, both O'Neal and Canseco, while tweeting back and forth
this past fall, included the UFC President in their war of words.
"I have a buddy in Boston trying to make (the fight) happen," White told The Hall exclusively. "Listen, I'm friends with Shaq and he doesn't want that. Can you imagine if he got clipped by Jose Canseco? (Laughs)."
No...I can't. But I'd watch.
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He's back. Three days after filing for bankruptcy, Jose Canseco signed a deal on Friday with the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings of the North American Baseball League. His first start is expected to be Saturday night. This is not Canseco's first stint in the league. Last season, he played a quick 20 games with the Yuma Scorpions, hitting eight homers and knocking in 46 runs...
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But we all know how this works: once you’re one of White’s...
It’s the first video blog of the week for UFC 150. UFC President Dana White provides a great behind the scenes look at the action from the previous event which was UFC on FOX 4.
UFC 150 Dana White Video Blog – Behind The Scenes is a post from: MMA Interplay UFC News
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“All Access: Ronda Rousey” premieres this Wednesday...
UFC President Dana White and the fighters from UFC on FOX 4 address the media following a great night of fights.
UFC on FOX 4 Post Fight Press Conference Video is a post from: MMA Interplay UFC News
I have been reading a lot of praise for Brandon Vera and his performance in his fight against Mauricio Shogun Rua…from Brandon Vera. Vera is very proud of the fight and feels that he has proven himself but for what, I am still trying to figure out.
The UFC and FOX Sports this past week announced a new innovative “Ref Cam” for Saturday’s card on FOX – but the Ref Cam never made it to the live telecast.
Dana White and his head of production said the Ref Cam is still a work in progress that will be used again in upcoming broadcasts.
UFC on FOX 4 took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The main card aired live on FOX...
On Monday night, UFC president Dana White announced lightweight top contender Nate Diaz (Pictured) signed an extension to remain with the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion.
“Just wrapped up another deal with @Natediaz209 and @cesargraciebjj,” White tweeted.
As customary with UFC contracts, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, the organization...
Here is a rare picture of Dana White and Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini in the suite at Staples Center over the weekend. Always good to see boxing legends supporting MMA.
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Now that “UFC on FOX: Shogun vs. Vera” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.
The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 10:30PM ET/7:30PM PT.
In addition to UFC president Dana White (Pictured) and the card’s featured fighters, the other notable athletes who won’t require medical attention...
During a recent interview, UFC President Dana White responded to various comments made by Vince McMahon about UFC’s business and its TV ratings being “abysmal.”
When asked about the comments, White said, “Vince keeps talking s— about us and I don’t know why. There are a lot of things I could talk about WWE, but I would never. I don’t know why he’s trying to kick us...
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