UFC president Dana White gives an in-depth take on the altercation between Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana.
Much has been made of the interaction between Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana at the Athletes Retreat a couple of weeks ago. Magana had been taunting Cyborg on social media and Cyborg confronted her about it, eventually punching her in the face. Cyborg was cited for misdemeanor battery, and while Magana made a huge deal of it, she was out partying with the rest of the fighters that very night.
Dana White feels almost obligated to make the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor match happen, for one specific reason.
In past interviews, UFC president Dana White has been vocal about his opposition on the much-hyped Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match. But at the same time, he never closed his doors on it.
UFC president Dana White is willing to go as far as giving Conor McGregor a piece of the company.
UFC president Dana White has been open about the special treatment he has given Conor McGregor over the past couple of years. At the same time, the other names on the UFC roster have been vocal about their dissatisfaction with how they are being treated, and many of them have already jumped ship to other companies.
Dana White fires back at both Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum for their previous purse split claims.
The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor saga gained so much traction nowadays, so much so that boxing personalities have made their respective claims on the supposed purse split between the two fighters.
UFC president Dana White is giving it a last-ditch effort to negotiate with Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather to get their boxing match booked.
If you go by UFC president Dana White’s words in recent days, things have taken a turn for the worse as far as booking Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor. White went from thinking there’d be a better chance of him backing Tom Brady up in the Super Bowl than Mayweather-McGregor happening, to changing his stance and saying to Conan O’Brien that he believed it was going to happen.
If it’s up to Dana White, Conor McGregor isn’t boxing Paulie Malignaggi next.
Yes, it’s two months since Conor McGregor lost by 10th round TKO in his financially successful pro boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Yes, there’s still talk of McGregor continuing his boxing career, including a bout against retired former champion Paulie Malignaggi, who has been keeping himself in the headlines by going as far as to say he’d fight McGregor and Artem Lobov on the same night.
UFC president Dana White believes heavyweight Francis Ngannou is on a path to becoming a superstar.
When asked which fighter is on his radar to become the UFC’s next superstar, UFC president Dana White had one name in mind: Francis Ngannou.
UFC president Dana White is optimistic that the lightweight title fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will eventually end up being made.
Even in the middle of Ramadan, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov still has his next potential challengers in mind. Over the weekend, “The Eagle” went on to send an indirect challenge towards Conor McGregor via Instagram.
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.
UFC president Dana White discusses Brock Lesnar’s interest in returning to the Octagon.
It’s been nearly two full years since Brock Lesnar’s most recent UFC fight, and the talk has been that Lesnar will (again) come out of retirement and return to the Octagon following the completion of his WWE contract.
With Luke Rockhold out, Jacare Souza will now face Chris Weidman at UFC 230.
It hasn’t taken very long for the UFC to find Chris Weidman a new opponent for UFC 230.
Dana White says Conor McGregor is ‘upset’ about losing, not about the post-fight brawl.
Conor McGregor didn’t participate in the UFC 229 post-fight press conference, but Dana White gave a brief update about his encounter with the Irishman after the fight. According to the UFC President, McGregor only cares about the loss, not the post-fight brawl, which is why he didn’t press charges.
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?
UFC president Dana White compared Conor McGregor to two of the biggest boxers in history.
Now that Conor McGregor is clear of legal trouble and booked to fight in the UFC again, Dana White is back to promoting him as the greatest thing since sliced bread. McGregor will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title at UFC 229 and to promote the fight, White guested on a Fox News feature to talk up his cash cow.
For Dana White, Cody Garbrandt could be the UFC’s next big marquee name.
With Conor McGregor’s absence and uncertainty about his next fight date, there seems to be a current lack of superstars that will banner the UFC. But company president Dana White has one name in mind to take on that role.
The UFC president has a message to all fighters who want to pick and choose their opponents.
UFC president Dana White is fed up with what he believes to be fighters wanting to cherry-pick their opponents, and he’s ready to put his foot down.
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.
UFC president Dana White is losing the belief that Jon Jones may completely redeem himself.
After a spectacular third round knockout win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214, Jon Jones was supposed to have his redemption story. But it all disappeared when he tested positive for performance enhancing drugs for the second time in a span of one year.
Back in June of 2017, Dana White was happy to tease the idea that Conor McGregor told him he wanted to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia.
“You know what Conor told me?” Dana white said in an interview with MMA Junkie, “He says, ‘I want Khabib, in Russia.’ Isn’t he f-ing awesome!? He’s like, ‘I want Khabib, in Russia.’”
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.
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