Found October 30, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Dana White reportedly has cut ties with the Palms hotel in Las Vegas, which could help explain why the casino/resort is not hosting “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” in December.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, White became upset with the hotel when his credit line was cut in half about six and a half months ago. He immediately cut ties with the hotel.
The last UFC even held at the Palms was “The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale” on June 1. The Palms had a contract to host the TUF finales, but TUF 16 Finale in December will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel instead. The UFC hadn’t held an event at the Hard Rock since 2006.
Not only will the lack of UFC events hurt the Palms, but White’s absence may also be bad for business.
The Review-Journal reports that White was a huge tipper and regularly gave thousands to dealers. He also reportedly ran up thousand dollar dinner bills at a steakhouse in the casino on a regular basis and gave great tips there too. The tabs were said to be $15...
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The UFC has held the past 11 domestic “The Ultimate Fighter” finales at The Palms Casino Resort. So, was anyone else curious as to why the planet’s most prestigious mixed martial arts promotion decided to host December 15th’s “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” at the Hard Rock Hotel, a Las Vegas venue they haven’t hit up to since November of 2006?
According to Las Vegas...
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According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, UFC president Dana White is an awesome tipper. One person even said, “He changed people’s lives.” With the UFC empire he helped create, he has more than enough loose change to spare while having a great time in Las Vegas. The report stated that casino dealers would get tipped $100,000 on a good day. One Palms Casino employee...
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If there’s one thing MMA fans know, it’s that UFC President Dana White can bear a grudge. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, White has severed Ties with The Palms Resort and Casino, canceling all of the promotion’s future events at their venue, The Pearl. This allegedly stemmed from a grudge the UFC President [...]
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