Found June 14, 2013 on Fox Sports:
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada In support of UFC 161 this Saturday, UFC President Dana White made his customary appearance at the "media scrum" interview session--a lengthy free-for-all Q&A with the MMA press--and it did not disappoint. In an interview which spanned over 30 minutes, White covered topics ranging from this week's UFC 165: Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson headliner announcement, the new season of The Ultimate Fighter , and the power of social media. Here are some of the highlights courtesy of The Fight Network : ON FAIRWEATHER FANS "We have a bunch of fans who like to ***** about sh-t." ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. SAUL ALVAREZ "I think Floyd's too fast and too defensive for Canelo." ON DESIGNING A SAFER UFC GLOVE "There's no way we can cover the fingers. Guys just need to start closing their hands." ON NEW YORK AS THE LAST MMA HOLDOUT "I don't even wanna talk about New York anymore. Who gives a sh...

Dana White confirms that the new TUF with Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate is going as expected.

It’s good to know that there are some constants in life beyond death, taxes, Rousey by armbar. We will always be able to rely on the hatred Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate have for each other. It must make Dana White happy, because this is pretty much guaranteed ratings for his fledgling Ultimate Fighter series, and frankly, I’m fine with it. It’s about time we received some...

Video: Dana White UFC 161 Pre-Fight Media Scrum

UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media on Thursday afternoon to discuss a variety of interesting topics including Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, GSP’s upcoming fight and much more. Watch the pre-fight media scrum below:

Jon Fitch says that the UFC is not sport

The war of words between former between Jon Fitch and his former employer UFC president Dana White continue. After debating the merits of money Fitch now accuses the promotion of being more entertainment than sport.

The Ultimate Fighter 18

The Ultimate Fighter 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate filming is going “bad,” according to UFC president Dana White. “It’s going exactly the way you’d expect it to be going, bad,” said White on Thursday following the UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson media day in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was originally supposed to coach opposite...

Dana White’s reaction to the Fitch/Burkman fight was pretty interesting.

No bashing, no snide remarks, just a simple observation full of respect to Josh Burkman and cutting down Mazzagatti. Ok, so it wasn’t a completely vitriol-free tweet, Mazzagatti took one on the chin, but what matters here is the fact that Dana was giving respect to the fighters, that’s something I’m happy about. And let’s be honest here, Mazzagatti was just standing there...

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson headlines UFC 165

UFC president Dana White announced today that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 this fall.   UFC 165 will take place September 21st at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main card will air on pay-per-view.   Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) is 5-0 in [...]

Anthony Pettis Out As UFC 163 Headliner

UFC President Dana White posted a tweet earlier today breaking news that Anthony "Showtime" Pettis has injured his knee and will no longer face reigning champion Jose Aldo for the featherweight title. Pettis hurt his knee, Korean Zombie will now face Jose Aldo for the title on the Aug card in Rio Brazil. -- Dana White (@danawhite) June 14, 2013 Chan Sung Jung aka "...

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Trilogy Likely for October in Houston

UFC president Dana White was full of announcements on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after confirming welterweight king Georges St-Pierre would likely defend his crown against Johny Hendricks in November, White stated the trilogy between heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos (both pictured) will likely go down in October in Houston. White didn’t report a venue, but...

UFC 164: Henderson vs. Grant Tickets on Sale Friday, June 21st

The UFC formally announced today that lightweight champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson will defend his title against dangerous Canadian No. 1 contender TJ Grant in the main event of UFC 164 on August 31. “We’re celebrating the Harley Davidson 110th anniversary in Milwaukee with the lightweight title fight between champion Benson Henderson and TJ Grant, who’s won five straight...
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