Georges St. Pierre Forfeits Welterweight Title, Taking Extended Leave

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Georges St. Pierre is no longer the UFC Welterweight Champion. After weeks of speculation, the king of the 170lb division has decided its time to hang up his 4oz gloves and take an extended leave from the sport.

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Dana White Not Expecting GSP Retirement Announcement

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With rumors circulating that UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre has a big announcement this coming Friday, UFC President Dana White went on record to tell everything that it’s not likely the retirement announcement some are expecting.

When asked this week about the announcement he responded:

“That’s not true; he’s … Read the rest

Askren Meeting With The UFC, White Remains Uninterested Though

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MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani reports that Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren will be meeting with UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta in Las Vegas on Monday while UFC President Dana White will participate via telephone.

Although Askren has his heart set on fighting for the UFC, White has gone on record … Read the rest

Dana White: Relationship With GSP Has Never Been Better

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UFC President Dana White popped on the UG message board earlier this week to clear the air about last weekend’s UFC 167 event and some of the things that were said following the show. Check it out below:

“Our relationship with GSP has never been better. I wasnt answering the … Read the rest

Josh Koscheck Sends “Huge Text” To Dana White, May Retire

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Long time UFC contender Josh Koscheck suffered a knockout loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 167 and following the fight, the TUF 1 participant sent UFC President Dana White a long winded text that according to the boss, may have been a retirement.

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Dana White: GSP Owes Rematch To Fans, Company, And Hendricks

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Following the UFC 167 main event, UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre announced that he needed to take some time away from the sport. Not pleased with this decision, UFC President Dana White trashed St. Pierre’s decision at the post fight press conference.

When asked about St. Pierre’s possible retirement, … Read the rest

White Feels Hendricks Won, NSAC Needs To Be Fixed

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Dana White was not happy during the UFC 167 press conference last night and let loose a multiple topics including the decision the judges rendered during the main event between Georges St. Pierre and Johny Hendricks. White was vocal on who he felt won and pulled no punches on what … Read the rest

Dana White To Jon Jones: You’re Not A Matchmaker

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After it was announced that with a win in his next bout, Alexander Gustafsson would earn another shot at Jon Jones UFC Light Heavyweight Title, Jones took issue with the match making when he spoke with Ariel Helwani last week:

“Really? You want [Gustafsson] to have the rematch that bad?” … Read the rest

Video: Tito Ortiz, Ken Shamrock Discuss Fighter Pay On “Off The Record”

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TJ Grant May Not Get Title Shot Upon His Return

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UFC Lightweight TJ Grant’s injury troubles this year may have cost him a shot at the UFC Lightweight Title.

According to UFC President Dana White, when Grant is ready to return he may not get a title shot right away:

“TJ Grant’s in one of those unfortunate situations where he … Read the rest

Fabricio Werdum Vs. Cain Velasquez Likely Next According To White

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Fresh off last night’s UFC 166 title defense, Cain Velasquez will now likely set his sights on a new opponent after UFC President Dana White announced during the post fight press conference that Fabricio Werdum is the next in line for Velasquez.

When asked who would be next for the … Read the rest

White: Melendez Vs. Sanchez a “Mexican World War”, Melendez In Title Picture

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UFC President Dana White discussed the fight of the year candidate bout between Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez last night at the UFC 166 post fight conference and gave his thoughts on the two during the question period:

“Diego’s been out for a while with injuries, and everybody’s been questioning … Read the rest

Dana White: UFC 166 Out Greatest Night Of Fights

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UFC 166 is in the books and featured an explosive night of action from the start of the card until the finish. Eight of the cards thirteen fights ended with a stoppage and following the event UFC President Dana White was quick to praise all the events participants.

“Everybody, all … Read the rest

Rousimar Palhares Banned From The UFC

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After another incident of holding the submission too long, it appears Rousimar Palhares days as a UFC competitor are now over.

Palhares defeated Mike Pierce in the first round of this week’s UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil but did not let go of a locked in heel hook after … Read the rest

White: Some Brazilian Fans Seem To Be Turning On Anderson Silva

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UFC President Dana White was in Brazil yesterday for a stop on the latest UFC media tour and discussed Anderson Silva’s standing in the country since he lost the UFC Middleweight Championship to Chris Weidman and was surprised by the way some fans have been reacting:

“I was kind of … Read the rest