UFC: Nogueira vs. Shogun 3 on July 25 Per Dana White

UFC President Dana White went on the podcast Steve-O’s Wild Ride Thursday, where he stated that a match-up between Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is being targeted for July 25. The rubber-match between Antonio “Minotoro” Nogueira and former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is being targeted for July 25, per UFC President […]
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Dana White Says Gilbert Burns Could Be Next In Line For UFC Welterweight Title Shot

Gilbert Burns may be on his way to a UFC welterweight title opportunity. Burns make quite the statement at UFC on ESPN 9. He shared the Octagon with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. In the biggest test of his pro MMA career, Burns passed with flying colors. He defeated Woodley via unanimous decision in […]
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UFC Boss Dana White Believes He & Jon Jones Will ‘Figure It Out’ Amid Disagreement

UFC president Dana White feels he and Jon Jones can reach an understanding. Right now, Jones and the UFC brass are at odds. The UFC light heavyweight champion has expressed his dismay with the UFC’s unwillingness to pay him more for a move up to the heavyweight division. White’s side of the story claimed that […]
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Dana White Says Jon Jones Can Retire Off Money He’s Made With UFC

UFC president Dana White wouldn’t be surprised if Jon Jones follows through on his plan to relinquish the UFC light heavyweight gold. Jones has expressed frustration with the UFC brass as of late. The UFC light heavyweight champion believes he should receive higher pay for a move up to the heavyweight division. While Jones claimed […]
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Jon Jones Suggests Vacating UFC Light Heavyweight Title

Jon Jones has suggested relinquishing his UFC light heavyweight championship. The relationship between Jones and UFC president Dana White has been rocky for years but it may be at its worst now. Jones and White were at odds back in 2012. Jones was set to meet Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 151. […]
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UFC Vegas: Despite Bonus Snub, Dana White Says Quarantillo, Carlyle Will Be Rewarded

It’s been a while since we’ve heard any mention of discretionary bonuses in the UFC. But when the post-fight bonuses were handed out Saturday night following UFC Vegas, there was a glaring omission. Somehow, Billy Quarantillo and Spike Carlyle had been left out in the cold. The three-round catchweight scrap (no one missed weight, this […]
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UFC honors George Floyd during Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 broadcast

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to its Las Vegas backyard on Saturday for UFC on ESPN: Woodley vs. Burns at the UFC Apex facility. The fight promotion was the first major sports organization to return to holding events, without spectators, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Saturday was the fourth UFC event this month. In their previous broadcast, the focus was on healthcare workers battling the outbreak and those affected. At the beginning of Saturday’s broadcast, the fight promotion honored George Floyd, the Minneapolis man whose death while in police custody on Monday has led to a national uprising. The tragic incident was…

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Dana White Says Jon Jones Has Done A ‘Very Good Job’ Tarnishing Himself

UFC president Dana White claims that Jon Jones demanded a set number for a move to heavyweight. Jones and White have had a rocky relationship for years. Things soured greatly due to the whole UFC 151 debacle. Jones was expected to face Dan Henderson in the main event but “Hendo” pulled out due to an […]
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Dana White says Dillian Whyte vs. Francis Ngannou epress conference NOT happening

By Scott Gilfoid: UFC promoter Dana White revealed on Friday that the Dillian Whyte vs. Francis Ngannou epress conference won’t be happening on Saturday. White isn’t interested, and Matchroom Boxing has confirmed that Team Ngannou has made a request for it not to take place. This is what I was afraid of. It looks like […]
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Jon Jones Fires Back At Dana White: ‘Release Those Text Messages’

Jon Jones didn’t hold back when responding to UFC president Dana White. Jones and White have gone back-and-forth over what really happened during negotiations for a move up to the heavyweight division. Jones was intrigued by a showdown with knockout artist Francis Ngannou. The two went back-and-forth on social media, which seemed to garner interest […]
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Dana White Responds To Jon Jones, Claims He Wanted Deontay Wilder Money

UFC president Dana White has responded to Jon Jones’ claims that he’s lying about his high asking price. Jones has been teasing a move to the heavyweight division for years. After seeing Ovince Saint Preux take on Ben Rothwell, it gave Jones an added boost in confidence with making a move up in weight class. […]
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Dana White Has Some Advice For Conor McGregor While He Waits To Fight

UFC president Dana White is offering Conor McGregor some advice. McGregor has expressed his eagerness in returning to the Octagon. The “Notorious” one made a successful return back in Jan. 2020. He defeated Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone via TKO in just 40 seconds. With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim title holder Justin Gaethje set […]
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