Thursday, March 4, 2021
Tags Dana white

dana white News

Dana White ‘A Little Confident’ He Can Talk Khabib Nurmagomedov Out Of Retirement

Dana White believes he has a slight chance of convincing Khabib Nurmagomedov to end his retirement. Ever since Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje and announced his retirement at 29-0, White has made it clear he wanted "The Eagle" back. Originally, the plan for the champ was to retire at 30-0...

Dana White Explains Why Edwards vs. Chimaev Was The Fight To Make

Dana White believes that #3 Leon Edwards vs. rising sensation and #15-ranked Khamzat Chimaev was the perfect fight to make for all parties involved. When the UFC booked Leon Edwards against Khamzat Chimaev, there was a considerable degree of incredulity from fans and fighters alike. Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson even went...

Dana White Confirms Adesanya Next for Blachowicz, Not Teixeira

Dana White has confirmed that nothing has changed regarding Jan Blachowicz’s first light heavyweight title defense. Israel Adesanya always made it clear that he would move up to light heavyweight after he has cleaned out the middleweight division. The one name near the top of the rankings whom Adesanya had...

Dana White: Rose Doesn’t Want Title; Esparza May Be Next for Zhang

According to Dana White, Rose Namajunas is not ready to hold UFC gold again. Rose Namajunas became the UFC strawweight champion when she defeated Joanna Jędrzejczyk in an upset victory at UFC 217. Five months later, Namajunas would again defeat Jędrzejczyk, this time to retain the belt, but it came...

UFC Implements New Travel Restrictions for Fighters During Fight Week

In the midst of rising COVID positives leading to short-notice fight cancellations, the UFC is taking action to clamp down on fighter traveling during fight week. The UFC has begun new travel restrictions on fight week to tighten up the promotion’s testing protocols. These new restrictions apply to both fighters...

Dana White Praises Charles Oliveira, Calls Him A Top Three Lightweight

Dana White has sung the praise of Charles Oliveira. In the co-main event of UFC 256, Oliveira dominated Tony Ferguson to win a clear-cut decision. The result surprised many and for White, he believes the Brazilian is clearly a top three lightweight. “I was just saying, it’s going to be interesting...

Dana White: It’s A Good Idea To Move On From Zabit vs. Yair

Dana White is ready to put the idea of a Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Yair Rodriguez bout behind him as the UFC heads into 2021.  Just as the prospect of a Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight has all but officially died for good, it looks like another fight that has...

Dana White: Khabib vs. Ferguson “Just Wasn’t Meant To Be”

After the UFC 256 co-main event, Dana White believes that the verdict from the MMA Gods is official: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson wasn’t meant to be. What many MMA fans around the world would like for Christmas is a time machine to travel back in time to remove all...

Dana White & UFC 256 Headliners All Want Immediate Rematch

If it was hard for you to say goodbye to yesterday’s UFC 256 main event, don’t fret, because UFC President Dana White and both participants each want to run it back. The UFC 256 main event featured one of the best fights of the year when reigning flyweight champion...

7 Takeaways From UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno

UFC 256 featured a flyweight title fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno that did not disappoint. The war both men fought will likely guarantee a rematch but it only proved what most hardcore MMA fans have known all along. The flyweight division is solid, entertaining, and not going...

Dana White Explains Why UFC Let Anthony Johnson Go To Bellator

Dana White has opened up on why the UFC let Anthony Johnson sign with Bellator. For months now, "Rumble" has talked about returning and many fans were eager to see him back inside the Octagon. However, it was revealed he parted ways with the UFC and signed with Bellator. For...

Dana White Takes Shot At Bellator: ‘There’s Not Much To Be Interested In’

Dana White has taken a subtle jab at Bellator. For quite some time now, the consensus has been that Bellator is the second-best promotion in the world and the UFC's biggest competitor. However, White doesn't think Bellator is the biggest competitor for the UFC. Instead, he thinks there are much...

Dana White Says Roster Cuts Has Nothing To Do With Fighter Pay

Dana White says the upcoming roster purge has nothing to do with fighter pay. Recently, it was announced that the Las Vegas-based promotion would be looking to cut 60-80 fighters. According to White, their roster got so inflated due to signing so many fighters on short notice they now need...

Dana White Reacts To Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul

Dana White isn't a huge fan of Floyd Mayweather boxing Logan Paul. On Sunday, Mayweather confirmed he would be boxing the YouTuber after months of rumors and trash-talk. Immediately, the fight gained the attention of the entire sports world and the internet, but White isn't a huge fan of the...

Dana White Loves Potential Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori Fight

Dana White loves the idea of Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa. After Vettori defeated Jack Hermansson on Saturday night, he called out Costa in his post-fight interview. Immediately, many fans loved the idea of the scrap and so too did UFC president, Dana White. “I love that fight. Love it,” White...