Dana White: BMF belt will be ‘one-and-done’ for Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz winner

Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dana White is pumping the brakes on the hype surrounding the UFC’s newest championship title. The UFC president announced earlier today that not only will fan favorite welterweights Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal headline the upcoming UFC 244 pay-per-view at Madison Square Garden, they’ll also be competing for […]

Dana White: Ferguson Next for Nurmagomedov, But McGregor Rematch ‘Makes Sense’

Dana White is on board with attempting to book Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson again, but he is also leaving the door open for a rematch between the reigning lightweight champion and Conor McGregor. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White reveals plans to head to Abu Dhabi for ‘Lookin for a Fight’

Gallery Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Dustin Poirier at UFC 242: Best photos view 35 images ABU DHABI – The UFC made a successful return to the Middle East this past Saturday, and president Dana White has some big plans for the region. Speaking to MMA Junkie and other reporters, White said he plans on bringing his […]

Dana White believes Khabib Nurmagomedov is ‘a couple fights away from potential GOAT status’

ABU DHABI – Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance in the UFC 242 main event impressed a lot of people, but maybe none more so than UFC president Dana White. After the bout, White spoke to the media and praised Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) for the dominant showing he put on against Dustin Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 […]

Dana White: Tony Ferguson next but if he turns down fight, Khabib vs. Conor McGregor 2 makes sense

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The fifth time might be the charm in the seemingly cursed fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. After four previous attempts to put the fight together fell apart due to injuries and weight-cutting errors, UFC president Dana White declared Ferguson as next in line to face Nurmagomedov for the lightweight […]

Khabib jumped the cage at UFC 242 and gave Dana White the biggest hug

For all the seriousness Khabib Nurmagomedov usually projects, it turns out the UFC lightweight champion has a sense of humor after all. Nurmagomedov moved his undefeated record to a remarkable 28-0 and retained his title Saturday with a third-round submission win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 242. Afterward, Nurmagomedov – and you know he must’ve […]

Dana White Says B.J. Penn Is Done After Seeing Street Fight Video Footage

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before — Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White says that B.J. Penn will not get another fight in the Octagon. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

‘Dana White Lookin’ FWD to a fight,’ No. 1: Hitting the race track

The “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight” crew is in Abu Dhabi for a special week getting prepared for the epic UFC 242 card. UFC president Dana White, former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra, and former lightweight standout Din Thomas are all in Dubai for Saturday’s UFC 242, which features the highly anticipated lightweight unification […]

Dana White addresses UFC strawweight landscape, ‘Nobody wanted to fight Weili Zhang’

Weili Zhang | Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Weili Zhang has a shiny gold belt around her waist and a big target on her back now. The question is, who is willing to take the shot? In the main event of UFC Shenzhen in China on Saturday, Zhang wowed the audience at the Universiade […]

Is Weili Zhang the next Ronda Rousey? Probably a bit soon, Dana White says

Tom Brady wasn’t the only star giving Weili Zhang love on social media. Former UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey also gave Zhang a shoutout before the Chinese fighter’s upset on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 15. Inevitably, reporters on scene in Shenzhen did a little extrapolation and asked UFC president Dana White whether Zhang could […]

Dana White wants new champ Weili Zhang to fight Stateside; Zhang says fix visas first

Newly minted UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang could grow into a huge star for the promotion in China. Right now, though, UFC president Dana White wants her to fight in the States. But first, the promotion needs to get visa attorneys on her side. “If Dana wants me to fight in the U.S., it’ll be […]

Dana White: Before Jessica Andrade, no one wanted to fight new UFC champ Weili Zhang

Gallery Weili Zhang def. Jessica Andrade at UFC on ESPN+ 15: Best photos view 31 images It’s easy to see now why Weili Zhang is a world-class talent and a UFC champion. But before Zhang (20-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) captured the strawweight title from Jessica Andrade (20-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC), UFC president Dana White said […]

Dana White ‘Blown Away’ by Weili Zhang, Says New Champ’s Next Fight Will Be in U.S.

Weili Zhang entered the UFC Fight Night 157 headliner with a 19-fight winning streak but plenty of questions about her viability as a No. 1 contender. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White: If Paige VanZant can make more money outside UFC fights, then ‘good for her’

UFC boss Dana White didn’t have much to say when asked about Paige VanZant’s recent comments stating that she brought in more income from social media sponsorships than competing in a UFC fight. VanZant, the UFC’s women’s flyweight star, has made it known publicly that she is on the final fight of her current promotional […]

Dana White’s Contender Series results: TJ Brown, Peter Barrett, Dusko Todorovic signed on season finale

TJ Brown throws a punch at Dylan Lockard on the season finale of Dana White’s Contender Series | Zuffa LLC The finishes were few and far between on the season finale of Dana White’s Contender Series, but a trio of hopefuls were signed to the UFC nonetheless. Dusko Todorovic, TJ Brown, and Peter Barrett all […]

Video: Dana White post-Contender Series scrum

MMA Fighting LAS VEGAS — After the finale of the third season of Contender Series, UFC president Dana White talks about the latest batch of hopefuls, the return of The Ultimate Fighter, the potential star power of Weili Zhang, Conor McGregor’s legal troubles, Anthony Johnson’s comeback, Paige VanZant’s instagram success, when Kamaru Usman vs. Colby […]

Dana White’s Contender Series Week 10 Results

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Dana White: Conor McGregor’s apology needed, but sexual assault allegation still murky

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White said he was happy to hear Conor McGregor’s apology last week and also gave his thoughts on the one topic many felt was overlooked in the former champion’s extensive interview with ESPN. McGregor issued an apology for an incident that recently came to light but happened back in […]

Dana White’s Contender Series 26 live results (8 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns Tuesday night, and MMA Junkie is onsite to provide live results of the season finale. DWCS 26 takes place at the UFC Apex facility. The five-fight card, which sees athletes trying to secure a UFC contract, streams live on ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET. Dana White’s Contender […]

Dana White’s Contender Series Weigh-in Results: All Competitors Cleared for Season Finale

The final card of the third season of Dana White’s Contender Series will move forward as planned, as all 10 fighters made weight without issue on Monday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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