Dana White speaks at Donald Trump rally in Colorado: ‘We gotta win this election again’

In 2016, Dana White helped Donald Trump get elected President of the United States by speaking at the Republican National Convention. Four years later, with Trump’s re-election campaign in full swing, the UFC boss is at it again. On Thursday night, White gave a speech at a Trump rally in Colorado Springs, Colo. Speaking before […]

Dana White Credits Jon Jones’ Championship Instincts: ‘He Finds a Way to Win These Fights’

Jon Jones faced one of the most difficult tests of his career in the UFC 247 headliner on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White ‘absolutely’ impressed by Valentina Shevchenko’s UFC 247 win: ‘She’s a gangster’

Valentina Shevchenko finished Katlyn Chookagian in the third round to defend her title at UFC 247 on Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Six months after a lackluster title defense in Uruguay, Valentina Shevchenko went back to “gangster” mode at Saturday night’s UFC 247, dominating and finishing Katlyn Chookagian by technical knockout in the third […]

Dana White: Jared Cannonier to serve as UFC 248 main event backup fighter

HOUSTON – As of now, Jared Cannonier isn’t officially booked to fight at UFC 248. During Saturday night’s UFC 247 broadcast, the UFC 248 lineup was listed, but Cannonier was not among the names on the screen. Cannonier (13-4 MMA, 6-4  UFC) was originally booked to fight Robert Whittaker in a pivotal middleweight matchup on […]

Dana White Had Dominick Reyes Ahead 3-1 Heading into Fifth Round of UFC 247 Main Event

Dana White has his own viewpoint on how the UFC 247 headliner should have been scored, but he’s also well aware that his opinion doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White discusses controversial UFC 247 main event: ‘The scoring was all over the map’

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC President Dana White knows a lot of folks are talking about the scoring of the UFC 247 main event, and he doesn’t expect the controversy to die down anytime soon. Jon Jones successfully defended his light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes in Saturday’s main event at Toyota […]

Dana White thought Dominick Reyes beat Jon Jones at UFC 247, doesn’t rule out rematch

HOUSTON – UFC president Dana White thought there would be a new light heavyweight champion when he entered the octagon after the UFC 247 main event. In the aftermath of Jon Jones’ unanimous decision win over Dominick Reyes on Saturday, debate has raged about who won the fight. Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) made Jones […]

Dana White: Usman, Masvidal shouldn’t have acted like ‘neanderthals’ at Super Bowl Radio Row

The verbal altercation between Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman attracted a lot of attention at Super Bowl XLIV’s Radio Row last week. The exchange of insults drew a lot of eyeballs inside and outside the MMA bubble. Despite the resulting buzz elevation surrounding the upcoming matchup, UFC president Dana White said he wasn’t thrilled in […]

Dana White open to booking Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones under the right circumstances

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Israel Adesanya still has some work to do at middleweight, but he could eventually earn his way to a showdown with Jon Jones in the future. That’s according to UFC president Dana White, who said it’s going to be awfully hard to ignore that clash of champions considering how badly both […]

Dana White: Conor McGregor ‘probably’ fights Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson winner next

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor wants to stay busy this year but he might have to start playing the waiting game if UFC president Dana White gets his wish. It took the former two-division champion just 40 seconds to wipe out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in his first fight back in 15 […]

Dana White says Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal planned for International Fight Week

If UFC president Dana White has his way, a welterweight title grudge match will be booked for International Fight Week. Appearing on Friday’s edition of “The Jim Rome Show,” White said the UFC’s plan is to hold a fight featuring the fast-heating grudge between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and “BMF” champ Jorge Masvidal at […]

Dana White: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal targeted for International Fight Week 2020

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal will settle their differences in July. According to UFC president Dana White, the promotion is working toward booking the highly anticipated welterweight title fight for International Fight Week 2020 in Las Vegas. While that card doesn’t have an official title yet, it’s likely be UFC 252 […]

Dana White: Justin Gaethje and I need to meet, get on the same page

One of the big questions leading up to UFC 246 was why Conor McGregor wasn’t fighting Justin Gaethje instead of Donald Cerrone. Gaethje (21-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC), who’s won three fights in a row by first-round knockout, took out Donald Cerrone in his most recent fight last September, after all. But instead, McGregor faced Cerrone […]

Dana White: Paulo Costa ‘needs to pump the brakes and slow down,’ wait for Adesanya vs. Romero

Paulo Costa is undefeated as a mixed martial artist with four knockouts in five UFC appearances. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Israel Adesanya’s first title defense was made official on Saturday night, and Paulo Costa immediately voiced his displeasure that “The Last Stylebender” will headline UFC 248 against Yoel Romero on March 3. Yet, UFC […]

Dana White Admits He and Justin Gaethje ‘Need to Get on the Same Page’

Justin Gaethje has been the odd man out with the recent return of Conor McGregor. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White: Paulo Costa ‘needs to pump the breaks and slow down,’ wait for Adesanya vs. Romero

Paulo Costa is undefeated as a mixed martial artist with four knockouts in five UFC appearances. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Israel Adesanya’s first title defense was made official on Saturday night, and Paulo Costa immediately voiced his displeasure that “The Last Stylebender” will headline UFC 248 against Yoel Romero on March 3. Yet, UFC […]

Dana White praises Conor McGregor’s ‘unbelievable’ UFC 246 performance

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor has always been a crowd-pleaser and he once again impressed Dana White on Saturday. The UFC president was effusive in his praise of “The Notorious” after the former two-division champion made a successful return to the Octagon in the main event of UFC 246 following a […]

Dana White: Khabib-McGregor 2 Has Potential to Outsell Irish Star’s Bout vs. Mayweather

This past week, all the talk revolved around the earnings potential of returning Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White rips referee of Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington rematch

Raquel Pennington and Holly Holm | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The co-main event of UFC 246 couldn’t have gone much worse from a spectator standpoint. Despite the promise of a competitive rematch between two top-5 ranked bantamweights, the second fight between Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington turned out much like their first: Short on excitement, […]

Dana White criticizes UFC 246 officials Jason Herzog, Mark Smith – but admits refs have tough job

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White was buzzing following the conclusion of UFC 246. One thing he wasn’t thrilled by however, was the officiating throughout the night. In particular, White took exception with the way two bouts were officiated. The first fight White addressed in his post-fight news conference was the lackluster co-main event […]

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