He's already a UFC Hall of Famer... but B.J. Penn could have been EVEN BETTER... so says Dana White?, who tells us the guy had the talent be one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time. We spotted White in NYC -- and asked if there...
Video It may not have been the most impactful story in the MMA business world this week, but it certainly was the loudest. I’m speaking, of course, of Dana White’s speech on behalf of Donald Trump at the Republican National convention on Tuesday. In true promoter fashion, the UFC President belted out [...]
With Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) now under new ownership after a $4 billion sale that saw Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta sell the company to WME-IMG, plenty of changes are bound to come. One thing that won't change, is who willShow More Summary
Back in 2001, UFC co-founder Campbell McLaren made the difficult decision to sell the company for $2 million — a price tagthat seems minuscule given that MMA promotion just sold for a staggering $4 billion. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Of c0urse, the UFCwas very different back then. More spectacle than sport, MMA was [...]
“Much like Vince McMahon.”
After the UFC president stumped for one of the most controversial presidential candidates in decades, the Twitter Mailbag looks at the perils of political speech for those in professional sports.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC
Bob Arum recently took a handful of swipes at the UFC, claiming not only that the promotion is paying off lobbyists to avoid added government regulation but also that drug use in the sport far outweighed that of boxing. As you can imagine, fiery UFC President (...)
Dana White and Darren Rovell would probably get along in some alternate universe. They’re both opinionated, argumentative and their first names start with the letter “D.” That’s something, right? Unfortunately for these two Ds, however, it seems that when the letters UFC get invoked, they push each other’s buttons. Which is what happened on Wednesday evening when Rovell, a […]
Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White gave a speech last night at the Republican National Convention in support of Trump, as reported in the LA Times. White has been a promoter for UFC since he partnered with others in the organization in 2001. Show More Summary
As Melania Trump’s Republican Convention speech plagiarism controversy metastasized yesterday into yet another national story about the questionable competency and seriousness of her husband’s presidential campaign, long-weary Republicans,...Show More Summary
UFC president Dana White has a long history of verbally sparring with media, and the latest subject of his ire is ESPN’s Darren Rovell (a frequent participant in Twitter fights). Their animosity has really heated up over the past few...Show More Summary
The two have been at odds since May.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White really loves heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt (his words), and wants the aging "Super Samoan" to stick by his side until the end of his already-legendary mixed martial arts (MMA)...Show More Summary
One of the lucky breaks Trump got is that by having his convention boycotted by many of the Same Old Politicians (many of them failed and forgotten) that usually populate these snoozefests, he wound up grabbing more novel speakers, like...
UFC executive Dana White wants his next president to be a deal-maker.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos
Republican National Convention 2016 live updates: Chris Christie puts Hillary Clinton's record on trial in evening speech July 23, 2016, 5:33 p.m. What to know about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland:• Watch the convention with us live.• New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie blasted Hillary...
The Republican National Convention is in full swing in Cleveland on Tuesday and a surprise special guest showed up to speak tonight. UFC president Dana White was a featured speaker at the Republican National Convention and he used his time to say how much Donald Trump believed in the UFC when no one […]
In a speech that might be best remembered for its sheer volume, UFC President Dana White gave a full-throated endorsement of freshly minted GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump Tuesday at the Republican National Convention. During his...Show More Summary
UFC president Dana White gave Donald Trump and enthusiastic endorsement at the Republican National Convention.