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Some athletes have longed for the day when the media wouldn't filter their comments. It's a great thing to have direct contact with fans, but there's also a downside. An athlete who sends out a tweet that the media may normally sanitize or ask for clarification about, hits the Internet unedited. UFC fighter Forrest Griffin found out the hard way yesterday when he made a comment about rape. Today, Dana White explained what Griffin's intent was. "It wasn't a joke ... I contacted Forrest and Forrest is a mess now about this whole thing. Believe me, take it from a guy who has been in this situation. What happened was, Forrest Griffin said he woke up that morning and turned on his television and the whole thing about (Joe) Paterno and what's going on over there at Penn State, he said he literally switched the channel to another channel and they were talking about a woman who had been raped. The third channel he went to was another story about rape. Hi...

Brock Lesnar to be Analyst for UFC 138 Heavyweight Championship Fight on Fox

Dana White has announced that Brock Lesnar will serve as an analyst for the heavyweight championship fight at UFC 138 live on Fox. Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will face Junior dos Santos.  Lesnar was set to face Dos Santos after both fighters served as coaches on The Ultimate Fighter season 13.  Lesnar was forced to pull out of the fight due to his second bout with diverticulitis...

The Daily Line: Forrest Griffin's Sticky Situation

The Daily Line: Forrest Griffin's Sticky Situation

Brittney Palmer is Back in the UFC

It appears Brittney Palmer’s (Pictured) controversial career with the UFC will continue. After leaving the organization in July to reportedly pursue an art career, UFC president Dana White conducted a poll on Twitter late Wednesday night to see if fans wanted her to resume her ring girl responsibilities. “Should we bring back @BrittneyPalmer? Vote now and let me know!!!!...

Forrest Griffin apologizes for Rape Uh-Oh Joke

Ashton Kutcher did his "defend Joe Paterno" tweet that shocked the world. UFC fighter Forrest Griffin the "rape is the new missionary tweet" that shocked even the MMA fans. Unless your a dark humored comedian, those jokes do not fly on Twitter. Especially from athletes who have gathered over 10,000 of followers who like that they are talented at a sport, rather...

Dana White: Where Will You Be When History Goes Down This Saturday?

In one of his final efforts to promote Saturday’s much-hyped FOX broadcast, UFC president Dana White (Pictured) wrote a piece for the BaltimoreSun to pump the company’s primetime television premiere. For devoted mixed martial arts fans that have been following White throughout this entire journey with FOX, he doesn’t mention anything really new. However, not all of the Sun’s...

UFC on FOX Press Conference: Quick Notes

The below quotes came from the UFC on FOX press conference today in Los Angeles, CA.   Dana White UFC President Quotes “This is without a doubt the biggest fight in UFC History.” “This Saturday night..Million of people will see the sport that have never seen the sport before.” “The world will have a chance [...]

UFC Girl Brittney Is Back

Like many of you heartbroken fans who were distressed after UFC Octagon Brittney Palmer decided to get here art/surfing thing going in LA. I couldn’t be happier to hear from Dana White that she is back. Do we know when? No but I’m hoping to see her strut her stuff on network TV this Saturday [...]

UFC looking for knockout ratings with Saturday's live title bout on Fox

For the first time in UFC President Dana White's reign, the mixed martial arts giant is taking a title fight to free television.

Dana White Making Sense Of Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos On FOX

UFC President Dana White talks about taking the UFC to a whole new level with UFC on FOX 1 “Velasquez vs. Dos Santos”. His mission to bring back a combat sport to main stream TV is finally here.

UFC set for prime-time debut on FOX

After years of trying to muscle its way into the mainstream, Ultimate Fighting Championship has arrived with Saturday night's heavyweight title bout between Cain Velasquez and Javier Dos Santos marking UFC's network television debut (FOX, 9 p.m. ET). And who should UFC be going against Saturday but the fight game's one-man stimulus package, Manny Pacquiao, who is defending...

Dana White: Anderson Silva Will Fight Chael Sonnen

Although Mark Munoz submitted his resume for a shot at Anderson Silva’s (Pictured) middleweight title, UFC president Dana White has decided to give fans the brawl they have been clamoring for. When Siva’s injured shoulder allows him to resume training, his next opponent will be bitter rival Chael Sonnen. “Yeah, it’s the fight that everybody wants to see,” White said on...
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