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Marvin Vettori wants plane ticket to UFC Vegas 24 so he can tell Dana White ‘I’m next in line’

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UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori missed Dana White sitting cageside at UFC Vegas 23, because he had a message for the …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

UFC president Dana White has teased working with Floyd Mayweather for the past few years. What they might have in mind is anybody’s guess since nothing has seemed close to …read more

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Jon Jones Sends Heartwarming Message To White About Negotiations

Spring is in the air, everyone, and Jon Jones decided to share his warm thoughts with Dana White and the rest of the world on Thursday. Jon Jones and Dana …read more

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Posted on April 8, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Jon Jones goes for LOLs with this video tweet to Dana White

Jon Jones enjoys the fights at UFC Fight Night 167 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Jon Jones is still angling for …read more

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Posted on April 8, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Jon Jones seems optimistic that he will reach a deal with Dana White

UFC superstar Jon Jones seems optimistic that he will get a deal done with UFC president Dana White to fight Francis Ngannou. Jones and the UFC have been involved in …read more

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Dana White said it best: WTF?!? The last time UFC President Dana White met with Japanese combat sports icon Nobuyuki Sakakibara, he left with …read more

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Women's flyweights Barber, Maverick to fight

Maycee Barber and Miranda Maverick, two of the UFC’s top female flyweight prospects, have agreed to square off July 24, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. …read more

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Demetrious Johnson taking Adriano Moraes seriously, laughs off proving anything to Dana White

Former UFC flyweight champion and winner of the ONE Championship flyweight grand prix, Demetrious ”Mighty Mouse” Johnson, spoke at virtual media day for ONE on TNT ahead of challenging Adriano …read more

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Former champion Julia Budd meets Dayana Silva at Bellator 257 on April 16

Former Bellator women’s featherweight champion Julia Budd has her next fight officially booked.
Canada’s Budd (14-3 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) will take on Dana White’s Contender Series alumnus Dayana Silva in a …read more

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Demetrious Johnson scoffs at the idea of having anything left to prove to Dana White

ONE championship superstar Demetrious Johnson scoffed at the notion that he has anything left to prove to UFC president Dana White. Johnson returns on Wednesday night in the main event …read more

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UFC 261 and UFC 262 both sold out, despite COVID concerns

UFC president Dana White is sure to continue taking flack for the decision to open his events back up to fans, with many critics being concerned that COVID-19 is still …read more

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Posted on April 5, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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White: Burns, 'Wonderboy' agree to July 10 bout

Gilbert Burns and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson have agreed to fight at UFC 264 on July 10, UFC president Dana White said. …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski, Brian Ortega set to coach TUF 29, featherweight title fight at conclusion of season

The TUF coaches for season 29 have been revealed and it will be Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega. Ever since UFC president, Dana White announced TUF would be coming back, …read more

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Posted on April 3, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Volkanovski, Ortega named coaches for next TUF

Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega have been named coaches for the 29th season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. …read more

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Dana White: UFC 262 sells out ‘in minutes’ with 17,000 fans expected in Houston

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According to Dana White, the UFC is two for two in quick sellouts as fans get ready to return to …read more

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Posted on April 2, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Adrian Yanez only just hitting his stride: 'This is not even me at my full peak yet'

Adrian Yanez has made quite the impression since joining the UFC roster, but he’s just getting started.
Yanez (13-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who secured a UFC contract on Dana White’s Contender …read more

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Posted on April 2, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Jon Jones expects 'stubborn' UFC, Dana White to meet demands, set up 'scary' Francis Ngannou fight

Jon Jones doesn’t feel like he’s wanted in the UFC by Dana White. He would be happy to pack it up and go elsewhere if he was released from his …read more

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Luke Rockhold Became A Model As A Middle Finger To “Tyrant” Dana White

On the brink of returning to the UFC, Luke Rockhold spoke about Dana White and his hold over the fighter’s pay. Luke Rockhold is getting prepared to return to the …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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Luke Rockhold Became A Model As A Middle Finger To “Tyrant” Dana White

On the brink of returning to the UFC, Luke Rockhold spoke about Dana White and his hold over the fighter’s pay. Luke Rockhold is getting prepared to return to the …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Luke Rockhold claims “tyrant” Dana White “tried to beat me down mentally” after title loss to Michael Bisping

Luke Rockhold has called out Dana White for “belittling” his fighters, this while suggesting the UFC President previously tried to beat him down mentally. White recently made headlines when he …read more

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UFC continues roster cuts, four more fighters released

The UFC has continued to make roster cuts with four more fighters being released as we continue through the bizarre year that is 2021. UFC president Dana White issued the …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Jones Demands Release From ‘Depressing’ UFC

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones already had a huge blowout with Dana White and Co. when …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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Sean O’Malley praised for “masterpiece” by Dana White

UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley was praised by UFC president Dana White for his “masterpiece” of a performance at UFC 260. O’Malley put on another fantastic performance as he finished …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Jon Jones asks UFC to be released, then deletes Twitter posts

Jon Jones doesn’t appear to be taking UFC president Dana White’s brash criticism all that well. Shortly after saying that he was trying to remain patient, awaiting a fight offer, …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Dana White weighs in on the future of Stipe Miocic following his UFC 260 title loss to Francis Ngannou

Dana White is not sure what the future holds for Stipe Miocic following his title loss to Francis Ngannou at last night’s UFC 260 event. Miocic (20-4 MMA) and Ngannou …read more

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White Wants McGregor Vs. Poirier 3 At T-Mobile Arena In Las Vegas

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Unless a third wave forces him back to the UFC APEX, Dana White is looking to put all of his …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Jones: White’s Words About Ngannou Fight Are ‘A Slap In The Face’

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Jon Jones and Dana White are going at it again after the UFC president insinuated Jones was using pay as …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2021, 10:46 pm By
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Dana White: 'I don't know what the future holds' for Stipe Miocic after UFC 260 title loss

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White could only praise Stipe Miocic in the fallout of his title-fight loss to Francis Ngannou at UFC 260.
Miocic (20-4 MMA, 14-4 UFC) saw …read more

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Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3 could take place July 10; Poirier likes Dana White’s pitch

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Dustin Poirier gave the thumbs up to a July 10 date UFC President Dana White likes for his trilogy with …read more

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Dana White believes going back to sold out arenas is “the right thing to do”

Dana White is looking forward to having UFC events in different cities with sold-out crowds. At UFC 261 on April 24, the Las Vegas-based promotion will be heading to Jacksonville, …read more

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Justin Gaethje could be backup for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier trilogy, says Dana White

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje could be the backup fighter for the upcoming trilogy match between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. Gaethje has been extremely vocal lately about his displeasure with …read more

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Dana White targets Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor trilogy for UFC 264; Poirier reacts

LAS VEGAS – All signs point to the trilogy bout between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor taking place at UFC 264 this summer.
UFC president Dana White has said for several …read more

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Dana White gushes over “scary” Francis Ngannou following KO win over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260

UFC president Dana White gushed over “scary” Francis Ngannou following his second-round KO win over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. Ngannou finished Miocic with strikes in the second round of …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2021, 6:47 pm By
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Tyron Woodley should consider retirement, hints Dana White

UFC president Dana White hinted that former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley should retire following his fourth straight loss. Woodley was submitted by Vicente Luque in the co-main event of …read more

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Jon Jones calls Dana White’s comments “a huge slap in the face” following UFC 260

UFC superstar Jon Jones called UFC president Dana White’s comments “a huge slap in the face” following the events of UFC 260. The main event of UFC 260 featured UFC …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Dana White gives grim outlook on Tyron Woodley's UFC future after fourth straight loss

LAS VEGAS – It appears Tyron Woodley’s UFC career may be over after his loss to Vicente Luque at UFC 260.
Woodley (19-7-1 MMA, 9-6-1 UFC), a former UFC welterweight champion, …read more

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Francis Ngannou wants to fight Jon Jones, despite Dana White’s doubts

After knocking out Stipe Miocic in the second round to win the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 260, Francis Ngannou spoke to the media at the post-fight press conference about …read more

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Dana White reacts to Sean O’Malley’s KO win at UFC 260: ‘He put on a masterpiece’

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Add Dana White to the long list of people who were thoroughly impressed with Sean O’Malley’s performance Saturday night.
In a …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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White: Sold-out arenas are ‘the right thing to do’

If it were up to Dana White, all future UFC events for 2021 will be held in front of a sold-out crowd. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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Posted on March 28, 2021, 1:46 pm By
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Jon Jones blasts Dana White after UFC 260: ‘Let’s just sh*t on Jon Jones and make him seem afraid’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones was all over Twitter in the wake of Francis Ngannou’s vicious knockout of champ Stipe Miocic at UFC 260, …read more

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Jon Jones fires back at Dana White doubting his desire to fight Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou wowed the mixed martial arts community with an incredible performance at UFC 260, knocking out Stipe Miocic to capture the UFC heavyweight championship. But as Ngannou shined in …read more

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Jon Jones Reacts to Francis Ngannou’s Win at UFC 260, Trades Barbs with Dana White

Jon Jones made the choice to move to heavyweight for a moment like this one. …read more

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Dana White pumps the brakes on Jones vs. Ngannou: “Derrick Lewis is the fight to make”

UFC President Dana White has pumped the brakes on the ‘Jones vs. Ngannou’ talk suggesting that Derrick Lewis is “the fight to make”. Ahead of tonight’s highly anticipated rematch between …read more

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Dana White questions Jon Jones' desire to fight Francis Ngannou, call to be paid more

LAS VEGAS – If Jon Jones calls, the UFC can get him the Francis Ngannou matchup. It’s just a matter of Jones reaching out, according to UFC president Dana White.
Moments …read more

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Dana White suggests Jon Jones move to 185 following UFC 260 main event, ‘Bones’ responds

Dana White suggested that Jon Jones should think about moving down to 185lbs after Francis Ngannou destroyed Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. Miocic (20-4 MMA) squared off with Ngannou (16-3 …read more

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White on Gaethje’s frustration: ‘He fits very well’ in UFC lightweight title picture

UFC president Dana White fields questions from reporters at the UFC 259 press conference in Las Vegas. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

“After this …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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‘It’s very hard to say no to Dana’ - Khabib details attempts to make him return

Khabib Nurmagomedov describes his most recent meeting with UFC president Dana White. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Khabib Nurmagomedov admits …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2021, 1:17 pm By
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Dana White Shares Promising Update on Nunes vs. Peña

Julianna Peña’s relentless lobbying for a title shot against Amanda Nunes has Dana White on the verge of breaking mentally and executively. Julianna Peña has been on a cross-country media …read more

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Dana White reacts to Justin Gaethje’s recent frustrations: “Gaethje couldn’t be in a better position”

Dana White has shared his thoughts on the recent frustrations vented by former UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje. Gaethje (22-3 MMA) was expecting to make his Octagon return at …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2021, 5:16 am By
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UFC 261 sold out 15,000 seats in minutes

UFC president Dana White called it “one of the fastest sell outs in UFC history.” He was referring to a historical event, in which the promotion will welcome a full …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Stipe Miocic is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time, says Dana White

UFC president Dana White said that UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is the greatest MMA fighter to ever compete in his weight division. Miocic defends the heavyweight crown once again …read more

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UFC 261 sells out in minutes, breaks arena gate record in Jacksonville

UFC 261 will be the first event since the pandemic began with a sold-out crowd. Dana White recently revealed the promotion is heading back to Jacksonville for the stacked UFC …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 4:46 pm By
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Dana White shares concerns for Miesha Tate’s nose ahead of UFC comeback

UFC president Dana White shared his concerns for Miesha Tate’s nose ahead of her comeback fight in the UFC this summer against Marion Reneau. Tate announced this week that she …read more

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Dana White explains why Miesha Tate is returning and Khabib Nurmagomedov and Ronda Rousey never will

Ronda Rousey faces Miesha Tate in the UFC 168 co-main event. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is returning to …read more

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Dana White says Justin Gaethje 'couldn’t be in a better position,' even without UFC title shot

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White says there’s no need for Justin Gaethje to be frustrated.
After Gaethje (22-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) voiced his discontent for being left out of the …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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White: UFC 261 ‘broke the arena record,’ we’ll be ‘first’ sport to sell out event

UFC president Dana White has high expectations for UFC 261’s live attendance. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Tickets for UFC 261 have yet to …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Dana White: “I’m thinking about doing Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes”

UFC president Dana White confirmed that he is thinking about booking UFC women’s bantamweight championship Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena. Nunes is coming off of a quick submission win over …read more

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White: Poirier Turned Down Title Fight, Gaethje Gets Next

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After Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, finally gave up on his efforts to convince Khabib Nurmagomedov to return …read more

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Dustin Poirier is doing the smart thing by taking Conor McGregor trilogy over title fight, says Dana White

Dana White is not surprised Dustin Poirier is taking the trilogy fight with Conor McGregor over the vacant lightweight title fight. After the UFC officially confirmed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement, the …read more

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Dana White’s last dinner with Khabib, ‘I don’t think he’ll come back’

UFC president Dana White recently relented on his attempts to persuade former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to stave off retirement.

At Thursday’s UFC 260 press conference, White addressed his last …read more

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UFC 260 face-off video: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou

The UFC 260 Press Conference took place on Thursday. The press conference featured UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and opponent Francis Ngannou, as well as UFC president Dana White. Miocic …read more

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Dustin Poirier turned down title shot for Conor McGregor trilogy, says Dana White

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier turned down the opportunity to fight for the belt, choosing instead to fight Conor McGregor again. Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vacated the belt …read more

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Dan Hardy fears misconception from Dana White could prevent reconciliation with the UFC

Former UFC fighter & commentator Dan Hardy is concerned that a misconception from Dana White could prevent him from returning to the promotion. “The Outlaw” departed from the company after …read more

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Dan Hardy concerned Dana White doesn’t know truth about Herb Dean situation

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One-time UFC welterweight title challenger and MMA analyst Dan Hardy would drop everything to work again for …read more

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Justin Gaethje upset he was passed over for title shot, says he’s everything Dana White wants in a fighter

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje is upset that he was passed over for a title shot, saying that he’s everything Dana White wants in a fighter. The UFC recently announced that …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Dan Hardy hopes to reconcile with UFC, concerned Dana White has false perspective of him

Dan Hardy hopes his time with the UFC hasn’t concluded for good.
A longtime color commentator, Hardy was recently relieved of his duties after getting into a disagreement with one of …read more

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Justin Gaethje unsure why he hasn’t been booked for next fight: ‘I’m that motherf*cker’ Dana White has always wanted in a fighter

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Justin Gaethje isn’t thrilled being the odd man out of the fascinating UFC lightweight title picture.
“The Highlight” hasn’t competed since …read more

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Kevin Holland Responds To Dana White’s “Mental Breakdown” Theory

Kevin Holland is shrugging off Dana White’s recent “mental breakdown” comments and replacing them with a big chip on his shoulder. Kevin Holland is all about having fun inside the …read more

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Derek Brunson brushes off Dana White’s idea that Holland had a ‘mental breakdown’

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Kevin Holland didn’t have much success against Derek Brunson at UFC Vegas 22, but as far as …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Derek Brunson disagrees with Dana White’s suggestion that Kevin Holland had a “mental breakdown” at UFC Vegas 22

UFC middleweight Derek Brunson disagreed with Dana White’s suggestion that Kevin Holland had a “mental breakdown” at UFC Vegas 22. Brunson dominated Holland with his grappling in the main event …read more

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Khabib streams Brunson vs. Holland sat next to Dana White

Khabib Nurmagomedov streams the UFC Vegas 22 main event between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland while sat next to Dana White. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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Dana White Believes Kevin Holland Had ‘Mental Breakdown’ at UFC on ESPN 21

When Kevin Holland debuted in the UFC, Dana White dubbed him “Big Mouth” due to his talkative nature in the Octagon. …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Khabib asks fans to support his retirement decision

Khabib Nurmagomedov alongside Dana White at the UFC APEX. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he’s never contemplated …read more

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Dana White says Kevin Holland had ‘mental breakdown’ in main event; Derek Brunson disagrees

Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Kevin Holland’s five-fight win streak came to an end on Saturday …read more

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Dana White reacts to Kevin Holland’s performance at UFC Vegas 22

Dana White and company were promoting the in-fight trash talking of Kevin Holland prior to tonight’s UFC Vegas 22 main event. Holland (21-6 MMA) had entered tonight’s UFC headliner with …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov never contemplated return after UFC 254, despite Dana White's efforts

Walking back retirement never crossed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s mind.
The former UFC lightweight champion did not contemplate a return to MMA competition following his retirement announcement at UFC 254 in October 2020 …read more

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Trevin Giles explains to critics, Dana White why he really fainted at UFC Vegas 5

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Despite going 2-0 in 2020, Trevin Giles had quite the roller coaster of a year.
In February, Giles was scheduled to face …read more

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In the end, Dana White and UFC's effort to lure Khabib back was futile – but appreciated | Opinion

Dana White announced late Thursday night what the world already knew: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s prize fighting days are over.
After a meeting in Las Vegas, White and the UFC finally acknowledged Nurmagomedov’s …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired

UFC president Dana White finally relented on Thursday. He declared that undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired.

“He is 100-percent officially retired. It was incredible to watch you …read more

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Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s official retirement, next UFC lightweight title fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s retirement is finally official after multiple dinners with Dana White.
The UFC champion and future UFC Hall …read more

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Junior dos Santos upset by cold way UFC and Dana White cut him: “I haven’t talked to him in years”

Former UFC heavyweight Junior dos Santos is upset by the cold way the UFC and Dana White cut him, saying “I haven’t talked to him in years.” White said late …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov bids farewell in retirement: 'I hope you will accept my decision'

If he wasn’t already, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is now officially retired.
UFC president Dana White continuously tried to talk him out of it, but Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) …read more

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Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira react after booking lightweight title fight at UFC 262

Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira have shared their respective reactions after being booked to fight for the vacant UFC lightweight title at UFC 262. Earlier this evening, Dana White announced …read more

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Twitter reacts to Khabib's official retirement, Charles Oliveira-Michael Chandler UFC title fight

A new chapter in UFC lightweight history began on Thursday when Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement was officially recognized by Dana White and the lightweight title became vacant.
It took only a matter …read more

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Dana White confirms Khabib Nurmagomedov officially retired, no longer pursuing possible return

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired, and he won’t be returning to competition.
Late Thursday night, UFC President Dana White …read more

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White: Khabib retired; Chandler-Oliveira for title

UFC president Dana White confirmed that Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired and told ESPN the promotion is finalizing a lightweight title fight between Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Dana White: UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is 'officially retired'

Khabib Nurmagomedov finally has convinced UFC president Dana White that his fighting career is over.
Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) first announced he was retiring from MMA competition following his lightweight …read more

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Dana White makes it official, Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired 29-0

UFC President Dana White made the official announcement this evening that Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from MMA with a record of 29-0. Nurmagomedov had announced his retirement from fighting immediately …read more

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St-Pierre: UFC Want Khabib To Lose Before He Retires

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is still trying his best to convince his current Lightweight champion, …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2021, 12:46 am By
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GSP: UFC doesn’t want Khabib to leave ‘on his own terms’

Georges St-Pierre speaks at the UFC 129 press conference flanked by Jose Aldo and Dana White. | Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Dana White welcomed to Jacksonville by Mayor Lenny Curry for UFC 261: “We are proud to welcome you back”

UFC president Dana White was welcomed back to Jacksonville by Mayor Lenny Curry for UFC 261, who said “we are proud to welcome you back.” White announced this week that …read more

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Michael Chandler Confident He Can Convince Khabib Nurmagomedov To Return

Michael Chandler believes he will be the one that brings Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement. In the lead-up to UFC 257, Dana White revealed Nurmagomedov said if someone impressed him …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski says no one gets “spoiled” like Max Holloway does, wants to get paid big money for trilogy

Alexander Volkanovski believes the UFC spoils Max Holloway like no one else on the roster. After Holloway earned a dominant decision win over Calvin Kattar, Dana White said the Hawaiian …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Who would let UFC 261 take place in an arena full of fans?

Chris Rini, MMA Squared, Dana White, UFC 261, Jorge Masvidal, Kamaru Usman | Chris Rini

The first fully attended American sporting event will be packed …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov shares photo after meeting with Lorenzo Fertitta, tells Dana White to “send me location”

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov had a meeting with Lorenzo Fertitta, later telling Dana White to “send me location.” Nurmagomedov is currently in a state of quasi-retirement. Following his submission …read more

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Covington says Dana White hung up on him after turning Edwards fight down

Colby Covington reacts after his TKO victory over Tyron Woodley in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, …read more

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Fighters share mixed reactions after Dana White announces full attendance crowd for UFC 261

Fighters shared mixed reactions after Dana White announced that next month’s UFC 261 event will feature a full attendance crowd. Earlier this evening, White took to Twitter where he proclaimed …read more

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Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman react after rematch is made official for UFC 261

Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman have reacted after their rematch will headline UFC 261. On Monday, Dana White took to social media to announce Usman will defend his welterweight title …read more

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Dana White announces UFC 261 to house full house of fans, three title fights

UFC president Dana White on Monday announced that UFC 261 is headed to Jacksonville, Fla., with a full house of fans. The fight card will be topped with three title …read more

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Twitter reacts to full-capacity UFC 261 with Usman-Masvidal rematch, three title fights in Florida

UFC president Dana White made a bombshell announcement Monday when he announced UFC 261 will take place in front of a full-capacity crowd with three championship bouts at the top …read more

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