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White Reveals How Much He Thinks McGregor Will Earn For Mayweather Bout

On Wednesday, Dana White went on The Herd with Colin Cowherd to talk about the proposed showdown between his fighter Conor McGregor and boxing’s former pound for pound number one Floyd Mayweather Jr. White, who was originally more dismissive of the McGregor/Mayweather talk than just about anyone, has come around to the idea of the cross-codes clash in recent times, …

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Dana White: Jon Jones’ Return Fight Will Not Be A Main Event

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Mixed martial artist Jon Jones leaves a news conference at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino held to address being pulled from his light heavyweight title fight at UFC 200 against Daniel Cormier due to a potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Ge

Dana White has confirmed that Jon Jones will not be fighting in a main event when he returns to the UFC.  As the dust settles on a dramatic UFC 210, with Daniel Cormier coming away still champion of the light heavyweight division and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson announcing his retirement after his loss, all eyes immediately turned to Jones. “Bones” has …

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WATCH: Nate Diaz Says Dana White Is Lying About Fight Offers

Nate Diaz’ rocky relationship with Dana White and the UFC does not look like turning a corner any time soon.  In the latest war of words between the Stockton brawler and the promotion’s president, Nate Diaz has accused White of lying about offering him fights. We have not seen the 31-year-old in action since his UFC 202 majority decision loss …

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Despite Friendly Appearances, Tyron Woodley And Dana White Continue Bickering In Media

During an episode of UFC 209: Embedded, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and the promotion’s president Dana White made light of a recent exchange they had in the media. After Woodley claimed that he was “the worst treated champion in UFC history” due to the colour of his skin, White branded him a “drama queen”. ‘T-Wood’ subsequently fired back in …

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Watch: When Khabib Nurmagomedov First Missed Weight At UFC 160

Last Friday, MMA fans were left in shock as Khabib Nurmagomedov failed to turn up for the UFC 209 weigh-ins. Although some initially suggested that it was the first time that Khabib had failed to make weight since joining the UFC, it was soon noted that Friday’s fiasco was not the Russian’s first offence. Khabib has pulled out of several …

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Dana White: Khabib Might Not Have Been Pulled From UFC 209 Had Camp Handled Illness ‘The Right Way’

It’s frustrating to hear, but UFC president Dana White believes that the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson fight might have survived yesterday’s drama if the Dagestani fighter’s camp had handled his illness differently. Nurmagomedov was brought to a Las Vegas hospital in the early hours of Friday morning. There, in order to counteract the negative effects of an attempted cut …

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Dana White Stands By His Offer To Mayweather, Says Floyd Will Need That Money ‘Real Quick’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. dismissed Dana White’s offer of $25 million and a cut of the Pay-per-view(PPV) revenue to fight Conor McGregor in true ‘Money May’ style on Friday. Speaking to TMZ, Mayweather referred to the UFC president as a “fucking comedian” before flashing the expensive Hublot watch he had just bought. It seemed to be his way of saying, ‘I …

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