Dana White: Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight ‘not close’

The talk about a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxing fight seems to persist, but Dana White says such a match is “not close” to happening.The UFC president spoke with a TMZ Sports cameraman, who asked about the progress of the fight talks. White did not offer much encouraging news.“I think it’s progressing but nowhere near being done,” said White. “It’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White makes prediction on Ronda Rousey's potential comeback

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the future of several UFC fighters.Will the super fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather actually take place? When will Jon Jones make his return to the octagon? Who will be Nate Diaz’s next opponent?Another fighter whose UFC future remains very much uncertain is Ronda Rousey. After staking claim as the most dominant fighter...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Doubles Down On Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather Fight Optimism

The hype train for a Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather superfight is picking up steam, and UFC president Dana White is greasing the wheels. White initially took a firm stance against the likelihood of McGregor, UFC’s biggest star, stepping into a boxing ring with a boxing legend in Mayweather. But White has done a 180 in recent weeks and now believes the fight will go down. At UFC...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Michael Bisping's ultimatum throw a wrench into Georges St. Pierre fight?

Michael Bisping’s patience is wearing thin.UFC president Dana White revealed earlier this month that Georges St-Pierre would fight Bisping for the UFC middleweight title in his much-anticipated return to mixed martial arts. No date has been set, though, and Bisping, who’s clearly getting tired of waiting around, recently issued an ultimatum on the most recent episode of his “Believe...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor gets in boxing reporter’s face with bold prediction

Conor McGregor continues to do what he does best: talk a big game.McGregor was in New York on Friday night to walk Mick Conlan into the ring for the Irishman’s professional boxing debut. Conlan won his fight in three rounds, which gave McGregor plenty of time to talk afterwards. McGregor did just that.The famous UFC fighter got into the face of ESPN boxing writer Dan Rafael and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White believes McGregor-Mayweather fight will happen

One of the biggest obstacles standing in the way of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight believes the bout will eventually happen.During an appearance on “Conan” Wednesday night, UFC president Dana White was asked if he believes McGregor and Mayweather will eventually square off.“I do,” White said, according to “I think it’s going to be a tough...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White actually sounded pretty sure a Mayweather-McGregor fight will happen

Well, this was interesting. Dana White maybe, kind of, sort of hinted that this fight might actually happen. For months now, we’ve heard about Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather getting in the ring and duking it out. However, we’ve only heard about the possibility of it happening – never where/when it actually will. Conan (of all people) brought up the possibility of this...
Via The Comeback
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Mayweather wants McGregor to just 'sign the paper' to fight

It sounds like Floyd Mayweather finally is ready to get in the ring with UFC champion Conor McGregor, all he needs is McGregor’s signature.Mayweather is in London and he spoke to ESPN’s Ben Dirs about the potential mega-fight with the Irish UFC star. Mayweather said he’s just waiting on McGregor to put pen to paper to make the fight happen.“If Conor McGregor really wants...
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White shoots down Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight talk: ‘There is no deal’

Despite a report to the contrary, UFC president Dana White says no deal is in place that would facilitate a fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.“There is no deal,” he told TMZ Sports.Early on Tuesday morning, The Irish Sun cited a source close to McGregor who said he and Mayweather “have both settled on their respective fees.” The source added, “The contract...
Via Sportsnaut
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White rips Meryl Streep after actress bashes MMA

Award-winning actress Meryl Streep blasted Donald Trump in an acceptance speech that lasted more than five minutes at the Golden Globes Sunday night. UFC president Dana White is a known Trump supporter, but you can’t blame him for taking offense to one of the things Streep mentioned in her monologue. While driving her point home about the diversity in Hollywood, Streep decided...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 09, 2017  |  Discuss

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