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Nate Diaz taunts Conor McGregor just days after UFC 202 ends

There was a lot of mutual respect shared between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor after their five-round battle came to a close at UFC 202 last Saturday night.Of course it didn't take long for the rivalry to heat back up again.Diaz took to Twitter on late Monday night to drop a message clearly aimed at McGregor after he celebrated his majority decision win over the former "Ultimate Fighter...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Report: Dana White nixes third Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz fight

UFC president Dana White is shockingly not interested in a third bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, based on comments he made to TMZ Sports. “The war was fun and super successful but I’m movin’ on,” White said. Instead, he wants McGregor to either fight Jose Aldo or surrender his 145-pound title belt to the featherweight challenger, or he can drop down to 155...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor exacts revenge on Nate Diaz after five round war at UFC 202

LAS VEGAS — Conor McGregor needed five rounds and a ton of heart to gut out a majority decision over Nate Diaz in what may go down as one of the greatest main event fights of all time.The rematch between the two fierce rivals had been talked about non-stop for the past five months ever since Diaz submitted McGregor by second round rear naked choke back at UFC 196 in March.Almost...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Randy Couture questions the UFC’s new owners’ decision to keep Dana White on

Mixed-martial arts legend Randy Couture is one of the many people who have clashed with UFC president Dana White over the years, and he thinks White shouldn’t still be involved with the company. Couture was quite frank with his comments this week about how he doesn’t think White is good for the promotion or the sport. Couture stopped by The Rich Eisen Show on Audience to chat...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White calls Darren Rovell a ‘******’ on Twitter

Dana White is about as unprofessional as it gets when it comes to sports executives, so his Twitter behavior on Wednesday should not come as a surprise. ESPN business reporter Darren Rovell tweeted Wednesday about the UFC sale going south. The company was sold recently, but since then superstars Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones failed drug tests. Rovell talked about the sale souring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

How Much Money Dana White Is Making From The UFC Sale

It’s pretty good to be Dana White these days.  The 46-year-old president of the UFC is set to make a lot of money following the $4 billion sale of the MMA fighting league.  White, who is staying on as president of the UFC despite the sale, will reportedly make $360 million from the deal.  From ESPN: Sources tell ESPN that White’s new deal is for five years and for nine...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: The UFC has sold for $4 Billion

The UFC has sold itself for $4 billion.  According to multiple reports, the talent group WME-IMG is leading a team that has acquired the fighting league.  TMZ Sports reports that Dana White will stay on in a major presence, serving as president, while the Fertittas brothers (who acquired the league in 2000 for $2 million) will go from majority owners to minority investors. ...
Via College Spun
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Top bid for UFC reportedly near $4.19 billion, likely to be accepted

Talk of a UFC sale continues to persist, with a new report claiming that the organization is set to become the most valuable sports franchise in the world. According to Jeremy Botter of FloSports, the highest bid for UFC came in at $4.19 billion, higher than the asking price. Dana White would reportedly remain in his role and the operation would continue largely as it has, with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Dana White waiting for Floyd Mayweather to call about Conor McGregor fight

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor have been toying with the idea of a fight since The Notorious was pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz. But there’s one major problem: Dana White’s phone still isn’t ringing. “People hit me up and say, ‘Did you see Floyd just posted a poster of them squared off and said they’re...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Dana White wouldn't work for UFC if company is sold?

Rumors are swirling that the owners of the UFC are preparing to sell their successful investment for a massive profit, and many are wondering where that would leave minority owner Dana White. For starters, it would leave White with a massive payday. He owns roughly 10 percent of the UFC and the numbers being thrown around for a potential sale are in the $3-4 billion range. But would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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