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Dana White goes off on Darren Rovell

UFC president Dana White has a long history of verbally sparring with media, and the latest subject of his ire is ESPN’s Darren Rovell (a frequent participant in Twitter fights). Their animosity has really heated up over the past few months, starting with Rovell’s May report that the UFC was for sale and White’s denial of that report, which then came true last week at one of...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hear Dana White’s Enthusiastic Speech In Support Of Donald Trump At GOP Convention

Donald Trump has many sports figures supporting his bid for the White House, but perhaps his biggest champion of all is UFC president Dana White. White appeared at Day 2 of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where he explained the reasons why he is supporting the GOP candidate’s bid for the presidency. And his very loud speech is something you can hear below. ...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Record UFC sale delivers a monumental payday for Dana White

The largest deal in sports history is poised to make UFC President Dana White one of the richest league officials in all of professional sports. Following the $4 billion sale of the UFC to WME-IMG and partners, White is expected to stay on in his current position, according to ESPN. Reports are White signed on to a five-year deal that will reward him with 9 percent of the company’s...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Sold For Reported $4 Billion; Dana White To Remain On As President

Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta purchased the UFC for $2 million in 2001. Fifteen years later, they’ve cashed in. UFC president Dana White confirmed to The Associated Press and ESPN.com late Sunday night that the wildly popular mixed martial arts circuit had been purchased for approximately $4 billion by a group led by talent agency WME-IMG. The New York Times and KLAS in Las Vegas...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC sells for $4 billion to talent group

Remember when Dana White and his group bought the UFC for just $2 million back in 2000? Yeah, so do they, because that group of guys got quite the return on their investment, or so it seems. There’s a report circulating from the New York Times that states talent group WWE-IMG has bought the UFC for $4 billion, and the acquisition could be announced as soon as Monday. It reads as...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White adamant Daniel Cormier will fight at UFC 200

UFC 200 was supposed to be the greatest celebration in the history of mixed martial arts and certainly in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. However, the news of Jon Jones’ positive test for performance-enhancing drugs has now become all the talk leading up to Saturday’s event, especially with what that means for his opponent Daniel Cormier. Cormier appeared...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones fails doping test, pulled from UFC 200

The UFC 200 mega-card just received a gut-punch. UFC president Dana White announced Wednesday night that the UFC 200 main event for the light heavyweight championship between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier has been cancelled after Jones potentially failed a doping test. The UFC has since released a statement on Jones’s potential doping violation and what it means for UFC 200...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  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
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