Five-fight lineup set for Dana White’s Contender Series 18

Dana White’s Contender Series returns next month, and the cards for this season’s events continue to fill. UFC officials recently revealed the five-fight lineup for the second card of the upcoming 10-week run, Dana White’s Contender Series 18, which takes place June 25 at the brand new UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas. As with […]

Watch Derrick Krantz go all in on convincing Dana White that he belongs in the UFC

Derrick Krantz is stepping in on five days’ notice to make his UFC debut against Vicente Luque on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 10 in Rochester, N.Y. We now know how Krantz, a nearly 11-year professional MMA fighter, was even considered for this opportunity in the first place. On March 29, Krantz knocked out Justin […]

Dana White’s Contender Series Returns for Season Three

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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Season 3, Episode 1 fight card announced

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series has a fight card to kick off its new season. On Saturday night, during the UFC 237 broadcast, the Las Vegas promotion announced the bouts that will make up the first episode of season three of DWTNCS. The card is set to go down on June 18 in Las […]

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Returns for Season Three

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Morning Report: Dana White says he’s ‘very interested’ in having Jordan Burroughs fight in the UFC

Monday night, Ben Askren returned to the wrestling mats for the annual Beat the Streets competition, a charity event that raises money for youth outreach programs in underserved communities. In the main event of the evening, Askren, a former Olympian himself, faced four-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs; it went as one […]

Dana White says he’s ‘very interested’ in a Jordan Burroughs UFC fight

If Jordan Burroughs is serious about wanting an MMA fight, then UFC president Dana White would welcome him to the octagon. Burroughs is one of the most decorated champions in U.S. amateur wrestling history, as the former Nebraska standout has won five world championships and a gold medal at 74 kg at the 2012 Olympic […]

Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone fight ‘makes sense’

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone have rapidly become the new “will they or won’t they?” couple in the UFC. For the better part of 2019, the two lightweights have been linked to a potential showdown inside the UFC Octagon. Initially, McGregor tweeted he was down to scrap with “Cowboy” in January. With UFC President Dana […]

Dana White praises Donald Cerrone and ‘bad ass’ Al Iaquinta after UFC Ottawa

UFC President Dana White liked what he saw from Donald Cerrone and Al Iaquinta in the UFC on ESPN+ 9 main event. Cerrone (36-11 MMA, 23-8 UFC) defeated Iaquinta (14-5-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC) by unanimous decision in the “Fight of the Night” on Saturday, which took place at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, […]

Dana White Praises Donald Cerrone, Al Iaquinta for Main Event Battle at UFC Ottawa

UFC Fight Night 151 wasn’t necessarily an event for the record books. That is, at least, until Donald Cerrone and Al Iaquinta showed up in Ottawa. View full post on Recent News on

Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2 targeted for August after Dana White says Brock Lesnar retired

When it comes to Daniel Cormier defending his heavyweight title against Brock Lesnar, UFC president Dana White has shifted completely. No longer is it that fight even a possibility. Why? Because Lesnar said so. But the UFC has a backup plan in place. On Tuesday night, ESPN reported that the UFC is moving on from […]

Dana White says Conor McGregor meeting didn’t happen in Miami, will try again for L.A.

Just a couple weeks back, UFC president Dana White said he was convinced Conor McGregor would return to the octagon in 2019 and that he would meet the former UFC two-division champion when he came to South Florida for UFC on ESPN+ 8 fight week. “I’m meeting with Conor in Miami in two weeks,” White […]

Herbert Burns hopes to impress Dana White, earn UFC contract with Titan FC 54 finish

Herbert Burns and Luis Gomez will finally meet inside the Titan FC cage on April 26. This time, UFC president Dana White will be in attendance. Burns and Gomez were originally scheduled to fight in Kazakstan in December, but Gomes was removed from the card due to visa issues. Titan FC then re-booked the contest […]

Dana White Claims He’ll Be Making Zuffa Boxing Moves ‘When This Summer is Over’

It’s been quiet on the Zuffa Boxing front in recent months, but the venture is apparently still very much alive. View full post on Recent News on

Dana White’s Contender Series launches third season on June 18

The third season of Dana White’s Contender Series is set for a June 18 launch. MMA Junkie today confirmed with UFC officials that the new edition of the prospects-driven event series will take place over 10 consecutive weeks, rather than the previous two editions, which hosted eight events in each run. The series wraps up […]

Dana White: UFC doctors must evaluate Tony Ferguson before octagon return

ATLANTA – Tony Ferguson may have jumped the gun when it comes to his ability to make a UFC return. Ferguson (24-3 MMA, 14-1 UFC), the former interim UFC lightweight champion, has been out of action since a thrilling victory over Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 in October. His MMA career has been put on hold […]

Dana White Defends UFC’s Heavy Use of Interim Titles

UFC President Dana White continues to receive criticism for the promotion’s insistence on handing out interim belts while a division’s champion is sidelined, but he’s perfectly willing to explain the thought process behind the practice. View full post on Recent News on

Dana White Looks Forward to Seeing Max Holloway Return to Featherweight

One good thing for Max Holloway is that even in defeat, he still has the UFC’s featherweight world championship. View full post on Recent News on

Dana White wants to see Max Holloway back at featherweight

Max Holloway was spectacular in his first UFC fight at 155 pounds, but Dana White isn’t sure he wants to see that sight again anytime soon. At the UFC 236 post-fight presser, White heaped praise upon Holloway and Dustin Poirier for delivering five rounds of non-stop action in Saturday’s main event at State Farm Arena […]

UFC President Dana White wants champ Max Holloway back at featherweight following UFC 236

ATLANTA – UFC President Dana White believes Max Holloway looked undersized for the lightweight division at UFC 236 and wants to see him back in the weight class where he holds gold. Holloway (20-4 MMA, 16-4 UFC), the UFC featherweight champion, moved up to 155 for an interim title bout with Dustin Poirier (25-5 MMA, […]

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