Dana White: I didn't prevent Conor McGregor from fighting at UFC 200

The new UFC 200 main event was announced on Wednesday, but that doesn't mean Conor McGregor still isn't the center of attention after he was pulled from the card last week.McGregor was expected to appear in Las Vegas for the launch of UFC 200 promotion, including a commercial being filmed as well as three press conferences that were scheduled for Las Vegas, Stockton, Calif., and...
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UFC to 'take over' 'Good Morning America' Wednesday

As UFC’s audience has grown over the years, it has gradually earned more and more legitimacy outside the mixed martial arts world. Fighters began to pop up on magazine covers and sports talk shows, Ronda Rousey became so big she hosted "SNL," and the sport was inevitably legalized in New York after a long campaign. Well, nothing says mainstream credibility like "Good Morning...
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Dana White And Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones Was Lucky At UFC 197

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (pictured) needs to thank the heavens above that he fought Ovince St. Preux Saturday at UFC 197 instead of current 205-pound champ Daniel Cormier, as originally scheduled – if you were to ask UFC president Dana White and Cormier. Although Jones posted a dominant (50-44, 50-45, 50-45) unanimous decision victory over the last-second...
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Dana White Impressed By Jon ‘Bones’ Jones’ Dedication After Troubles

The UFC has roughly 40 fight cards tentatively scheduled for 2016. Big fight after big fight, they just keep coming, especially in the current seasonal campaign “Unstoppable,” which features some of the biggest matchups of the year. But even with all the big bouts, certain fights just simply stand out. The return of pound-for-pound king Jon Jones certainly qualifies. At UFC 197...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 2 possible for UFC 200

The search for a new main event at UFC 200 continues, but at least part of the answer could come on Saturday night after Jon Jones faces Ovince Saint Preux.Jones has stated all week long leading up to his bout at UFC 197 that he would like to defeat Saint Preux and then take over the main event at UFC 200 following Conor McGregor being pulled from the event.It looks like Jones might...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Tested Dana White At UFC 200, And Got Punked

Featherweight champion Conor McGregor (pictured) might be the UFC’s biggest cash cow, but UFC president Dana White proved Tuesday that he’s not the big cheese. McGregor shocked the MMA world yesterday when he unexpectedly retired from mixed martial arts at the age of 27. McGregor made the cryptic announcement via Twitter, so there was no explanation as to why someone who went...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor pulled from UFC 200 hours after hinting at retirement

The UFC 200 card is getting a major shakeup. Hours after Conor McGregor, one of the biggest stars in the sport, sent a cryptic tweet hinting at retirement, UFC president Dana White announced on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” that McGregor is being pulled from the card after refusing to show up for a press conference. McGregor was scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a rematch of their...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

After history of insults, it is all-business between Dana White and 'Cyborg' Justino

World featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino will finally make her UFC debut, next month at UFC 198, but it doesn't change the fact that the promotion's president Dana White has said some ugly things about her in years past. Speaking with MMAFighting, Monday, the longtime champ said she has no problem with White being her boss, but didn't say anything personal had been resolved...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm’s manager: Dana White ‘hates my guts’

Dana White has made it clear that he is disappointed in Holly Holm’s decision to schedule a fight before having a rematch with Ronda Rousey. Or, should we say, the UFC boss is disgusted with her manager. Earlier this week, White blasted Holm’s manager Lenny Fresquez for setting up a fight against Miesha Tate. “The sad part about that is, listen, he’s an old boxing guy who...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dana White shares info on CM Punk's first fight, opponent

UFC president Dana White has someone in mind for CM Punk’s first opponent inside the Octagon. However, that person will have to overcome one major hurdle first. White told TSN’s “Off The Record” on Wednesday that Mickey Gall will be Punk’s first opponent, but that’s only if Gall beats Michael Jackson at UFC 196. And if Gall beats Jackson, he will face Punk at UFC 200...
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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