MMA

  • Dana White: ‘What is Diaz worth without Conor McGregor?’

    UFC president Dana White is maintaining his stance that Nate Diaz isn’t as popular as he thinks he is.

    If you’ve been following MMA news at all this week, you’re likely aware that Nate Diaz vented a lot of his frustrations in a wide-ranging and vitriolic interview on The MMA Hour. Most of his venom was directed at Conor McGregor, who he believes need a third fight more than himself; Tony Ferguson, who he summed up as a ‘p__sy’; and the UFC itself, who he believes played a part in McGregor winning a decision in their second fight.

  • Dana White: Conor McGregor is ‘absolutely, 100 percent positive’ he beats Floyd Mayweather

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor is official. It’ll take place Aug. 26 in Las Vegas, per social media posts by both men after a report by Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports.

    The question now will turn again to this: Is there any chance McGregor, a UFC champ, can win a boxing match against one of the best boxers in the history of the sport?

  • Dana White: It’s ‘insanity’ that Demetrious Johnson ‘is refusing to fight T.J. Dillashaw’

    UFC president Dana White criticizes flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and his decided lack of interest in facing T.J. Dillashaw.

    The next successful title defense for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (26-2-1) will be a record-breaking one. “Mighty Mouse” is currently tied with Anderson Silva for most title defense victories, with ten, but there’s a point of contention as far as who will be DJ’s eleventh opponent.

  • Dana White: Mayweather would make ‘a little north’ of $100 million, McGregor makes $75 million

    UFC president Dana White makes his estimate on the likely purse split between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.

    Should the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match become a reality, it is expected for the UFC to be involved. According to UFC president Dana White, discussions between both camps are set to take place some time in the coming week.

  • Dana White: Romero-Whittaker interim title fight possible, GSP says he’ll return at 170

    UFC president Dana White provides an update on the middleweight title picture, as well as Georges St-Pierre’s return to fighting.

    The UFC’s middleweight title picture is as murky as it’s ever been. Plans were initially to have champion Michael Bisping face off against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, ideally in July, but that looks like it’s been shelved. Dana White said that GSP was not going to be able to make his return to the Octagon until November, and that they weren’t going to wait for him.

  • Dana White: Ronda Rousey is by far the biggest star we've ever had

    After all is said and done, Ronda Rousey is still the biggest UFC superstar in Dana White's book.

    It has been almost a year since Ronda Rousey last saw action in the Octagon. And from the time of her absence, it has been Conor McGregor who has been raking in the numbers.

  • Dana White: Ronda Rousey's return will beat Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 PPV numbers, go down as biggest event ever

    The absence of Ronda Rousey has certainly been felt by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Outside of Conor McGregor, and Brock Lesnar every five years, the former women's Bantamweight champion is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in mixed martial arts (MMA) today. Hate her or love her, fans tune in to see Rousey step inside of the Octagon.

  • Dana White: We just lost our Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather date to Canelo vs GGG

    Dana White reveals that the planned date to for Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather coincided with the recently announced Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin.

    The much anticipated super-fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin was made official on Saturday night, immediately after Canelo’s bout with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

  • Dana White’s involvement in Mayweather vs. McGregor negotiations could violate the Ali Act

    But, if history tells us anything, it probably won’t matter much.

    Boxing’s Ali Act - enacted just 17 years ago - is a piece of landmark legislation meant to provide an anti-corruption framework for a sport with a long history of corruption. It provides structure for how contracts should be negotiated between a fighter and a promoter; regulations for financial disclosures, oversight, and keeping the roles of manager and promoter distinctly separate.

  • Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones: We will ‘eventually fight’

    He’s not holding his breath, but Daniel Cormier believes he will eventually rematch Jon Jones.

    Daniel Cormier is still trying to come to terms with the fact that he didn’t get to avenge his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 200.

  • Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2 headlines UFC 210 in Buffalo

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Anthony Johnson in the UFC 210 main event.

    The UFC’s first trip to Buffalo, New York since 1995 has its main event.

    On Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier announced that he’ll be fighting Anthony Johnson at UFC 210 on Saturday, April 8th. This fight was previously scheduled for December’s UFC 206 in Toronto, only for Cormier to withdraw due to injury.

  • Daniel Cormier wants Jon Jones stripped of interim belt: ‘His ass was disqualified’

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has fought just once this year, but has otherwise not defended his title since his dramatic split decision win over Alexander Gustafsson. This wasn’t by design, of course, as Cormier pulled out of his UFC 197 rematch with Jon Jones with an injury, and then Jones was removed just days out from UFC 200 after he’d failed his out-of-competition USADA test.

  • Daniel Cormier: 'I'll smack Bisping around anytime'

    The gloves are off between Michael Bisping and Daniel Cormier now that 'The Count' is the new UFC middleweight champion.

  • Daniel Cormier: Pay Demetrious Johnson as the #1 fighter in the world for once

    Daniel Cormier puts blame on the UFC, says they should pay flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson $1 million for Dillashaw fight.

    Daniel Cormier is sticking up for his fellow champion, Demetrious Johnson. The UFC Light Heavyweight champion believes that the UFC has not been creative enough in marketing Johnson, and that the #1 P4P fighter should get paid properly.

  • Danny Kingad prepares for Muhammad Aiman’s best version at flyweight

    A true warrior from the mountains of the Cordilleras and one of the top prospects to come out of Baguio City, Danny Kingad aims to cement his stature as one of the highly-regarded flyweights in Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) today.

    The 21-year-old Igorot warrior holds an unblemished professional record of 4-0, with one knockout victory and one submission triumph.

  • Demetrious Johnson blasts UFC: Dana White threatened to 'get rid of entire flyweight division'

    The pound-for-pound number one feels he is being mistreated by the UFC and Dana White.

    Not many will have saw this coming.

    UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson, who has quietly ruled the flyweight division for the last five years, has spoke out about what he feels is mistreatment and bullying from the UFC.

  • Demetrious Johnson to Ronda Rousey: Everybody f--king loses, grow up

    Demetrious Johnson ripped on Ronda Rousey about how she handles losses.

    Ronda Rousey has not won a fight since 2015. Since her second consecutive loss to Amanda Nunes last December, she has once again chosen to remain outside of the limelight, with her fighting career uncertain.

  • Derek Brunson to appeal UFC 208 decision loss to Anderson Silva

    Derek Brunson believes he was robbed at UFC 208, and he’s going to appeal the decision with the New York commission.

    Derek Brunson has become the second fighter today to appeal a UFC 208 loss. After Holly Holm’s camp announced that they will be looking for the New York State Athletic Commission to review her loss to Germaine de Randamie, Derek Brunson will do the same in regards to his decision loss to Anderson Silva.

    Fox Sports confirmed the news with Brunson’s manager, Ali Abdel-Aziz.

  • Derek Brunson waxes Daniel Kelly in round 1

    The co-main event for UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt witnessed the #8 middleweight Derek Brunson run through the #15 ranked middleweight Daniel Kelly in front of the Auckland crowd. Brunson started with a patient approach, opposed to his usual berzerker style, and when he saw his opening, Brunson uncorked a thumping left cross that sent Kelly crashing to the canvas.

  • Despite loss at UFC 203, CM Punk earned Conor McGregor's respect for stepping up to fight unlike the other WWE 'p-ssies'

    After CM Punk was dominated and submitted rather easily in his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut at last night's (Sat., Sept. 10, 2016) UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio by Mickey Gall (see it), the fight world took to Twitter to offer up their mixed reactions.