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Khabib Breaks Silence Following Meeting With Dana White

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has broken his silence following Dana White’s statement regarding their meeting. Following Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s long-anticipated meeting, we heard Dana White’s report of what was said between the two, but we have yet to hear straight from the Eagle’s mouth. White claimed that...

Dana White Wanted Max Holloway-Calvin Kattar Fight Stopped After The Fourth Round

Dana White believed the UFC Fight Island 7 main event between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar should've been stopped. Entering the fight, many thought it would be a close fight, however, that was far from what happened. The Hawaiian dominated the bout and landed a record for significant strikes in...

Khabib/Dana Set To Meet Again in Vegas, Door Closed On GSP Fight

We are now approaching “Khabib and Dana White: The Meeting Part 2” after the UFC boss revealed that he is expected to meet with the lightweight champion again soon to determine the future of the lightweight championship. Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov finally had their long-anticipated meeting last week. For...

Dana White Shuts Down Idea of Holloway As UFC 257 Replacement

Dana White is giving Max Holloway the ol’ “Thanks but no thanks” after Holloway offered to serve as a replacement for the UFC 257 main event. UFC 257 takes place Saturday, January 23 from Fight Island, and the main event will be a showcase between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier....

Conor McGregor and Dana White Miles Apart On Pacquiao Fight

Conor McGregor and Dana White are not in agreement on whether the Irishman will be boxing Pacquiao this year, if ever. Before Conor McGregor agreed to fight Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, his sights were originally set on a boxing match with Manny Pacquiao. And even when he agreed to...

Dana White: If Khabib Returns to Fight GSP, He’d Have To Vacate Title

Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s meeting took place today, and while the world continues to receive word on the outcome, there is another name that could factor into a potential Khabib return: Georges St-Pierre. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre have made it no secret that they wanted to compete against...

Dana White Provides Update On Weili Zhang’s Next Fight

Dana White has provided an update on Weili Zhang’s next fight, specifically the possible opponent and location. Dana White has not given up on a potential showdown between strawweight champion Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas. Recently, White seemed to do just that when he claimed that Namajunas has no desire...

Dana White Changes Tone On Upcoming Meeting With Khabib

Dana White’s strategy to lure Khabib has gone from aggressive to passive based on recent comments from the UFC president. There is no meeting that has been discussed more in the history of MMA than the upcoming tête-à-tête between UFC president Dana White and lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ever since...

Dana White Shares Fate Of Lightweight Title If Khabib Stays Retired

Dana White has provided some much-needed clarity about the future of the UFC lightweight championship. Ever since Khabib Nurmagomedov retired following his UFC 254 victory over Justin Gaethje, fans and fighters alike have speculated about what would happen with the lightweight title. The closest thing that resembled any answers was...

Dana White Will ‘Press’ Khabib Nurmagomedov To Fight Again, Hopes To Make McGregor Rematch

Dana White is still hoping to get Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight one more time. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to defend his belt, "The Eagle" announced his retirement from the sport at 29-0. Since then, however, White has made it clear he wants the Dagestani native to...

Dana White Addresses Whether Rankings Matter In UFC Matchmaking

Dana White stands firm that the rankings do matter in the UFC, but admits it isn't the only factor in the matchmaking process. There have long been debates about the significance of the UFC rankings. Do they matter? If so, why are number-one contenders sometimes skipped over in favor of...

Dana White Doesn’t Get Why Fans Would Want To See Nick Diaz Return

Dana White is not excited about the prospect of Nick Diaz competing in the Octagon again. It is approaching six full years since Nick Diaz has had a mixed martial arts fight. Part of the reason for the layoff is the fact that Diaz has been dealing with suspensions, first...

Dana White Ridicules The Pauls & ‘Dumb’ Fans Who Pay To See Them

UFC President Dana White is not in the Paul Brothers business. Jake and Logan Paul have made quite a name for themselves, first through YouTube and currently in the world of combat sports. 23-year-old Jake Paul created a ton of buzz after knocking out former NBA star Nate Robinson in...

Dana White Discusses The Stakes of McGregor/Poirier At UFC 257

If all goes according to plan, the UFC 257 main event between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will carry title implications. Dana White has often been criticized for lacking consistency, but if there is one thing that he has been consistent about for the better part of 2020 is his...

Dana White Says Rematch Between Conor McGregor And Dustin Poirier Is ‘A Completely Different Fight’

Dana White knows the UFC 257 main event between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier is a very different fight than their first. The two fought back in 2014 at UFC 178 where McGregor scored a first-round knockout. Since then, both men have gone their own ways but they will rematch...