Dana White News

May 10, 2017 5:55 am

VIDEO| Dana White says he may soon give up on Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

Though it initially looked like a near impossibility, we’ve recently been given some real reason to believe that a boxing match between UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor and undefeated great Floyd Mayweather could actually happen. One of the most compelling of these reasons has been UFC President Dana White’s interest in making the fight happen....

May 7, 2017 11:36 am

Dana White: Canelo-GGG fight stole planned date for Mayweather vs. McGregor

With no major mixed martial arts events occurring over the weekend, Saturday night’s anticipated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. boxing match dominated the attention of the combat sports world. While the fight, which culminated in a blowout decision win for Canelo, was an interesting watch, the biggest headline the evening produced occured after...

May 6, 2017 10:12 am

Dana White responds to Anderson Silva wanting an interim title fight

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva returned to the win column this year as he picked up a decision win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208. Following the win, Anderson Silva was slated to fight streaking middleweight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 211. Unfortunately for Silva, Gastelum was pulled from the fight after failing a USADA-administered...

May 4, 2017 6:35 am

Dana White unsure whether Diaz brothers will ever fight again

Yesterday afternoon, fan favorite lightweight Nate Diaz appeared on a special edition of The MMA Hour to give the fight community an update on the state of his career, and when he might fight again. The news was not good. While many were expecting Diaz to announce a fight during this anticipated interview, he instead announced...

Apr 29, 2017 9:58 pm

Al Iaquinta continues “Raging”, pokes fun at UFC President Dana White

Al Iaquinta continues “Raging”, pokes fun at UFC President Dana White Al Iaquinta has proven to be one of the UFC’s top lightweight fighters. The 29-year-old New York native is coming off a very impressive knockout victory over former title challenger Diego Sanchez which took place at UFC Fight Night 108 last weekend in Nashville....

Apr 27, 2017 11:02 am

Jorge Masvidal still has $200,000 sitting aside for a bet with Dana White

“Dana White, bring me somebody that can beat me. I got $200K. You can’t find nobody that can beat me.” That is the challenge Jorge Masvidal threw out to UFC President Dana White during his post-fight Octagon interview following his big win over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC on FOX 23 back in January. “I...

Apr 26, 2017 8:59 am

Dana White explains why the Fertitta brothers turned down $5 billion buyout

Throughout the course of the UFC’s buyout, fight fans were consistently in awe of the high figures being offered to the UFC. Ultimately of course, the Fertitta brothers sold the promotion for $4 billion to WME-IMG. Interestingly enough however, UFC President Dana White has now revealed that the Fertittas received an offer to purchase the...

Apr 19, 2017 1:10 pm

Dana White reveals estimated Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight purses

UFC President Dana White said it himself, there is a ton of money to be made in the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match. Even with the UFC lightweight champion not having a single professional boxing fight to his name going up against arguably one of the greatest boxers in the history of the...

Apr 19, 2017 11:50 am

VIDEO | Dana White on Conor McGregor vs. Demetrious Johnson: ‘Anything is possible’

Sorry Demetrious Johnson, but it looks like you have to get to the back of the Conor McGregor line. With his impressive 10th consecutive title defense over the weekend tying Anderson Silva for the record of most consecutive title defenses, “Mighty Mouse” is still looking for his big money fight. Johnson told TMZ that the...

Apr 17, 2017 7:36 pm

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214 Earlier tonight UFC president Dana White went on Sports Center where he announced that if Jon Jones is ready, the promotion is willing to give him an immediate title shot against current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Apr 16, 2017 2:11 pm

VIDEO | Dana White responds to Demetrious Johnson’s request for more belts

VIDEO | Dana White responds to Demetrious Johnson’s request for more belts Prior to his sensational submission victory over Wilson Reis in the main event of UFC on FOX 24, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson revealed that he was not happy with the UFC. “Mighty Mouse’s” frustration with the promotion stemmed from the fact the...

Apr 15, 2017 10:08 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City UFC president Dana White discusses the results from tonight’s exciting UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City. The event, UFC on FOX 24, was headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on surging division contender Wilson Reis....

Apr 13, 2017 1:50 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Rocky III edit is just too good

Mayweather Calls Out McGregor McGregor and Mayweather's war of words may have finally gone too far!thanks to: The Kicker Posted by Craziest Sports Fights on Thursday, April 13, 2017 If you’re a fan of the Rocky III movie like UFC President Dana White, you are going to love this edit of the classic featuring Floyd...

Apr 10, 2017 8:07 pm

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi extended his current win streak to five in a row by earning a second-round TKO victory over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at this past weekend’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo New York. Gegard, who is now a free...

Apr 10, 2017 7:54 am

Luke Rockhold calls for interim title fight, Dana White responds

The middleweight title picture is currently a bit chaotic, as reigning champ Michael Bisping is poised to defend his title against Georges St-Pierre, a former welterweight champion who has never fought at middleweight before. Unsurprisingly, this news has not gone over well with the many more deserving contenders at middleweight, such as former champ Luke Rockhold. In...

Apr 10, 2017 5:42 am

Jeff Mayweather responds to Dana White’s “piece of sh*t” comments

There is no bigger story in combat sports today than the story of a possible boxing match between undefeated great Floyd Mayweather and transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor. The latest bit of drama to unfold in this ongoing narrative occurred last week when Jeff Mayweather – Floyd’s Uncle – suggested that the UFC was attempting...

Apr 9, 2017 3:46 pm

VIDEO | Dana White goes off on Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum

Dana White goes off on Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum During last night’s UFC 210 post-fight press conference in Buffalo, New York UFC President Dana White discussed the proposed super-fight between UFC star Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. “You know he (Conor McGregor) is having a baby any day now. After Conor...

Apr 8, 2017 11:06 pm

VIDEO | Dana White discusses Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman controversy

VIDEO | Dana White discusses Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman controversy Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi earned a second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees during the midway point of the second round that...

Apr 6, 2017 9:43 pm

White to meet with McGregor after baby is born to secure fight with Mayweather

While the MMA community has anxiously awaited word from up top regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight, While McGregor recently informed media members during a surprise appearance at the Madison Square Garden that a fight between he and Mayweather was “very close” to being finalized, there has been no word since as...

Apr 5, 2017 2:09 pm

Dana White unsure of why Daniel Cormier is unpopular among fans

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is arguably one of the most decorated fighters on the UFC roster. In addition to reigning as the UFC light heavyweight champion, Cormier is an extremely accomplished wrestler, qualifying as a NCAA Division I All-American, and as an Olympic wrestler. Of course, Cormier also was the Strikeforce heavyweight Grand...

Mar 21, 2017 12:26 pm

VIDEO | Dana White talks Mayweather vs. McGregor and President Donald Trump

UFC President Dana White is a busy man and was on his way to catch a flight out of LAX on Monday. X17 Online caught up with White and was able to get a quick interview with the UFC boss on the latest regarding the much-talked about Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match, as well his...

Mar 21, 2017 9:14 am

Tito Ortiz claims he ‘manhandled’ Dana White during private plane altercation

Recently, UFC President Dana White made an appearance on ‘Conan’ to discuss all things relating to MMA. Of course a superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was discussed, however one of the segments which has received the most attention is White’s account of a time he and Tito Ortiz got into a full blown...