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Dana White Doesn’t Want “Someone Special” Like Conor McGregor Damaged By Third Nate Diaz Bout

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Nate Diaz (L) and Conor McGregor battle during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won by majority decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

It’s hard to know if Nate Diaz will be really happy with Dana White’s latest comments on the possibility of a trilogy-completing clash between he and Conor McGregor, or really irked by them. “The problem with the rubber match is Diaz is a 170-pounder,” White said during a recent appearance on ESPN’s The Michael Kay Show. “He’s a massive guy. …

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Dana White Explains Why He Stripped McGregor & Responds To Boxing Licence News

Despite the fact that it was recently announced that Conor McGregor would be taking at least six months away from the octagon, the Irishman’s name continues to dominate headlines.  Last week, the UFC announced that Conor McGregor had ‘relinquished’ his featherweight title with Jose Aldo once again being named as the undisputed 145 lbs champion. However, according to the most, …

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Chael Sonnen Hearing Rumours That Conor McGregor Is Hoping To Make Floyd Mayweather Fight

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 18: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stretches during an open workout for UFC 202 at Rocks Lounge at the Red Rock Casino on August 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

It’s just a little over a month since UFC president Dana White told TMZ Sports that if Floyd Mayweather Jr. wanted to discuss the possibility of fighting Conor McGregor, he would have to be willing to consider a hybrid rules bout. “Listen, Conor’s under contract with me,” White said. “We can start with kicks, punches, and elbows.” “That’s right. Kicks, …

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Watch: Georges St-Pierre Drops Intriguing Response To Michael Bisping’s UFC 206 Call Out

After Michael Bisping suggested that a title fight with Georges St-Pierre was being negotiated as the main event for UFC 206, the Canadian has finally responded. Twitter went into meltdown on Tuesday evening after middle-weight champion Michael Bisping claimed that he had verbally agreed to fight Georges St-Pierre at UFC 206. @GeorgesStPierre, we all want more money. But let's go,sign …

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Watch: Jose Aldo Discusses Meeting With Dana White Just After Exiting UFC HQ

Jose Aldo met with UFC president Dana White in Las Vegas on Wednesday to discuss contractual matters and his future with or, indeed, beyond the promotion. Shortly after it was announced that Conor McGregor would face Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title on November 12th, pushing the Irishman’s inaugural featherweight title defence further into an uncertain future, Aldo requested …

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Dana White Answers Back To Jose Aldo Grievances

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: UFC president Dana White addresses the media during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Following the announcement that Conor McGregor will jump up to 155 pounds and face Eddie Alvarez this November, current interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo has finally had enough and subsequently has asked for his release from the UFC. The tipping point for Aldo was the revelation that McGregor will not be stripped of his 145-pound belt – the one he lost to …

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Watch: Dana White Breaks Down Laughing At McGregor Media Training Skit

Conor McGregor needs media training like Michael Phelps needs swimming lessons. Having faced a NSAC hearing regarding a bottle throwing incident in the build up to UFC 202, Conor McGregor was fined $150,000, sentenced to 50 hours community service and also, rather bizarrely, instructed to attend a media training session. Commission doubling down on this "media training" thing for McGregor. …

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Jose Aldo Launches Incredible Accusation At Dana White

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Things between Jose Aldo and the UFC have become so poisonous that it’s hard to imagine the Brazilian not being cut from the promotion. With his eyes firmly on the goal of being released from his UFC contract, Jose Aldo is certainly ticking all the right boxes in order to see that ambition realised. Aldo has already claimed that he …

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Watch: Dana White Adamantly Defends Conor McGregor Amid NSAC Controversy

Dana White has come out strongly in support of Conor McGregor after the Irishman was fined one hundred and fifty thousand dollars by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Dana White appeared on ‘The Herd’ with Colin Cowherd on Wednesday evening announcing that Ronda Rousey would finally make her return to the Octagon on December 30th at UFC 207. However, during …

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Dana White Claims Conor McGregor Never Wants To Fight In Nevada Again After Being Hit With Harsh Fine

Dana White appeared on ‘The Herd’ with Colin Cowherd on Wednesday to make a major announcement regarding former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, but the UFC president also revealed some interesting information about the promotion’s other cash cow – Conor McGregor. At a Nevada Athletic Commission(NAC) hearing on Monday, McGregor was slapped with a $150,000 fine and sentenced to …

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Dana White Responds To Rumours Of Georges St-Pierre Vs Anderson Silva At UFC 206

Rumours have been swirling in recent days that the main event of December’s UFC 206 event in Toronto will be a long-awaited battle between former UFC champions Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. When Silva’s son posted a picture of the two fighters to Instagram on Saturday with the tagline “Christmas month will be exciting” these murmurs grew louder. Did Anderson …

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Dana White Responds To Jose Aldo’s Call For Contract Release

When it was announced on Monday night that Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title on November 12th at Madison Square Garden in New York, everyone was expecting an explosive outburst from one Jose Aldo. Instead, initially, what we got was calm. A tweet sent from Aldo’s official Twitter account read; “It is what it is …

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