Coach: Nothing Frank Mir does will surprise Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191

For awhile, Andrei Arlovski thought he had a 50/50 chance of fighting for the UFC heavyweight title, next. UFC president Dana White had said this summer that either Arlovski or Stipe Miocic were going to receive the next shot against new champion Fabricio Werdum. Then, White suddenly changed courses and Cain Velasquez got an immediate rematch, Miocic drew Ben Rothwell and Arlovski...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Commentator Joe Rogan Disagrees With Ronda Rousey-Holly Holm Fight

It’s hard to find anyone in women’s UFC these days who can challenge Ronda Rousey. But Dana White and Co. could have done better than Holly Holm. That, in essence, was the message of UFC commentator Joe Rogan when asked about Rousey’s recent announcement she’ll fight Holm at UFC 195 to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight title. Rousey insists Holm, once a highly successful...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey’s Ab Workout Is Very Unique; Just Ask Dana White (Video)

You don’t become one of the world’s most dominant athletes by sitting on the couch. Ronda Rousey’s workout regimen is intense. UFC president Dana White probably would agree, judging by this clip he tweeted Monday afternoon of Rousey working on her core. .@RondaRousey unique ab workout #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/WTJlJZS1Pw — Dana White (@danawhite) August 24, 2015 Rousey’s...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miesha Tate And Dana White React To Title Snub

Miesha Tate has released a statement expressing her disappointment that Holly Holm has now been officially confirmed as Ronda Rousey’s next opponent at UFC 195 on January 2nd despite the fact that she had already been told that she would be the next to fight the champion. “I am extremely disappointed how all the events unfolded this morning regarding news that I will not be fighting...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Holly Holm ‘Way More Intriguing’ For Ronda Rousey At UFC 195

It looked like Ronda Rousey’s next opponent was destined to be Miesha Tate, who was the No. 1 contender for the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight championship. But in a shocking twist Friday, Rousey announced she will face Holly Holm at UFC 195 in Las Vegas on Jan. 2. Tate already had two chances at Rousey, which UFC president Dana White said was a driving...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 193 Set For Etihad Stadium In Australia; Bisping Vs Whittaker Added To Card

The UFC are looking to break records with their next visit to Australia for UFC 193 on November 15th as the event is set to take place at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne with the intention of packing it with 70,000 fans. “Finally the UFC is coming to Melbourne in what will be the biggest UFC event ever,” stated UFC president Dana White in a press release. “There’s been a...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 193 to take place in Melbourne's giant Etihad Stadium

We already knew that UFC 193 was headed for Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 14 and that the card was shaping up to be a stacked one. Now, we know which venue it will take place in. UFC president Dana White tweeted Wed. that UFC 193 will take place in the giant Etihad Stadium. The Melbourne arena usually seats over 53,000 fans, ordinarily, and could potentially seat even more with the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC promotes UFC 193 with image of the wrong stadium

File this one under the, “Aw, sh**, I should have double-checked that” column. Earlier today, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that UFC 193 — which is headlined by a welterweight title fight between current champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Carlos Condit — would be held at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 14. UFC president Dana White was excited...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar Thinks Vince McMahon Is Better Than Dana White At Promoting Fights

WWE superstar and former UFC champion Brock Lesnar stopped by Sportscenter Tuesday morning to discuss the Undertaker, NASCAR and other topics, but the most interesting tidbit had to do with his former employer. When asked about Dana White’s comments about the WWE being fake, Lesnar was pretty candid about that very accusation (truth, really) and [&hellip The post Brock Lesnar...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar: Vince McMahon better at promoting than Dana White

4-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion and former 2-time defending UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar completely broke kayfabe all morning while doing the rounds in an effort to help promote his main event match this Sunday night against The Undertaker at SummerSlam. When asked about Dana White’s recent “wrestling is fake” comments on ESPN’s Sportscenter, Lesnar had the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar Aims Verbal Jab At Dana White; Says Vince McMahon Is Better Promoter

WWE superstar Brock Lesnar has taken a verbal jab at his former UFC boss Dana White during a new interview on ESPN Sportcenter. Lesnar, who was at one time the UFC’s heavyweight champion during a four year stint in MMA before returning to his pro-wrestling roots, has generally had a good relationship with White, but it appears he hasn’t taken too kindly to remarks from the UFC...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar: McMahon better promoter than White

The UFC was born from WWE. No matter how much UFC President Dana White wants to deny it, his company and the sport of mixed martial arts wouldn’t be nearly as popular if it weren’t for professional wrestling, the WWE, and its CEO Vince McMahon. One man that knows this better than anyone else is Brock Lesnar. Lesnar spent a few years in WWE from 2002-2005 before trying his hand...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar: Vince McMahon Better Promoter Than Dana White

Well, it looks like former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (pictured) won’t be receiving a Christmas card from Dana White this year.On Tuesday morning’s edition of ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” Lesnar compared the promotional skills of the UFC president to current boss, WWE owner Vince McMahon. Let’s just say, White won’t be too pleased with what came out of his former...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar: Vince McMahon is a better promoter than Dana White

Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was never afraid of a challenge inside the Octagon and it appears he's still not afraid to go head-to-head with UFC president Dana White when they share a difference of opinion about something. Recently, White was involved in a back and forth argument with a fan on Twitter while discussing the pay-per-view prices for UFC 190 when Ronda Rousey...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: U.S. Marines Kick the Crap Out Of UFC Fighters On Training Course

This is kind of an old video, but it is a pretty bad ass one. A few years ago Dana White took a few of his fighters--Marcus Davis, Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin, (Marine veteran) Brian Stann--out to the Marine Corps Martial Arts Center of Excellence in Quantico, Virginia. They participated in a few drills before heading out on to a training course to test their skills.Now, even though...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Weidman-Rockhold added to UFC 194

With the UFC on a rare break and without another event until August 23rd, Dana White and head match-maker Joe Silva have spent the week filling out the promotion’s schedule for the final few months of 2015. And following several noteworthy announcements, the month of December is shaping up to be one of the year’s best. On Thursday, the UFC added another big-name brawl to the...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez officially earns rematch with Fabricio Werdum

The next UFC heavyweight title fight will be a rematch after all. UFC president Dana White has confirmed that new champion Fabricio Werdum will face former titleholder Cain Velasquez in a five-round rematch with a date still to be determined for the heavyweight bout. White confirmed the news to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Werdum beat Velasquez in June by third-round...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey-Miesha Tate Won’t Be On Conor McGregor-Jose Aldo UFC 194 Card

UFC president Dana White had fans salivating at the thought of a mega-card in December when he teased a Ronda Rousey-Miesha Tate rematch on the same card as Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo’s featherweight unification bout. Unfortunately, it’s not happening — and neither is a fight with Cris “Cyborg” Justino. White told Yahoo! Sports that a rematch between Rousey and Tate has...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: 'Cyborg' was never offered a fight with Ronda Rousey

The back and forth war of words between the UFC and Cris 'Cyborg' Justino continued on Monday with president Dana White confirmed that the promotion never offered her a fight against women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey while also revealing change of location for the proposed UFC 194 card in December. The rumors of a potential Rousey vs. 'Cyborg' fight started last weekend...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White says Tito Ortiz is lying about Cyborg v Rousey (at 135) at UFC 194 in December

“I’ve heard from Cris [“Cyborg” Justino] actually that the fight that’s supposed to be happening at the (Dallas) Cowboys’ arena (is where she’ll fight [Ronday] Rousey),” [Justino’s former manager and UFC Hall of Famer] Ortiz said, per FOXSports.com. “They offered the fight to Cris. I know her management said yes and I’ve told her, ‘Let’s do it.’ So I guess...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Solidarity: It’s Time for UFC to Unionize

For years, UFC fighters have been treated like pit ponies, their skill and toil used until they are no longer needed, and then they are cut. That's the attitude UFC brass seem to have about their fighters, viewing them as commodities to use however they want. Even the thoroughbreds making them the most money, Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey, would be treated this way if a sudden...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Teixeira, St. Preux, Vera and Nunes Win Bonuses At UFC Fight Night 73

Following “UFC Fight Night: St. Preux vs. Teixeira,” UFC president Dana White awarded Glover Teixeira, Ovince St. Preux, Chito Vera and Amanda Nunes each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday.UFC Fight Night 73 took place inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Fight of the Night: Glover Teixeira vs. Ovince St. Preux ($50,000/each) Performances...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Reveals Stats Confirming Ronda Rousey Is UFC’s Biggest Star

It’s official, Ronda Rousey is the UFC’s biggest star and Dana White has the stats to prove it. In a new Twitter message White congratulates the woman’s bantamweight champion, “on all your success”, along with a series of impressive stats that demonstrate how Rousey is now officially a mainstream superstar. Three time ESPY winner 3 million new followers and 6 billion impressions...
Via Fight Of The Night
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White vs. Twitter

Prior to the UFC 190 event last week, a WWE fan sent the UFC President, Dana White a message on Twitter that said the WWE “beats” the UFC because the Network includes pay-per-view events for $9.99 a month. The outspoken UFC president responded saying, “fake s–t should be $9.99″ and after a few more messages were exchanged, White reiterated that it was “fake.” Obviously...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys promote training camp fight like UFC bout

Jerry Jones has a little bit of Dana White and Don King in him.  How else can you explain the official Dallas Cowboys website promoting a training camp fight between Dez Bryant and Tyler Patmon like a UFC bout? Usually teams shy away from posting anything on team websites that could even be interpreted as negative press.  And these training camp fights happen all the time, but...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss
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