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Dana White Has Clear Visions For McGregor And Woodley, But The Fighters May See Things Differently

UFC president Dana White attempted to part the clouds surrounding the future of the featherweight and welterweight divisions when he spoke to the promotion’s official website recently. The title pictures in both weight classes have been shrouded in uncertainty as of late, with Conor McGregor’s refusal to relinquish the title despite his lofty ambitions elsewhere holding up championship activity at …

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Dana White Hooks Disappointed Fan Up With Epic Seats At UFC 201

When an interaction between Dana White and a fan makes headlines, it’s almost always for the wrong reasons. Generally speaking, it’s because the UFC president has reacted angrily to a comment on social media. Perhaps the word ‘goof’ has been involved in some capacity. @traviolie lol ur a fuckin goof — Dana White (@danawhite) August 12, 2012 @HereLiesVic EMO GOOF …

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Watch: Spellbinding New Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz UFC 202 Promo

Not long to go now… UFC 200 was a disappointment and missed Conor McGregor badly. Fights fans had been eagerly awaiting for months were tarred by drug scandals and those fights that were unaffected were not the wars people had wanted. In the end, the anti-climatic event has only served to turn people’s attention to UFC 202, the ‘real UFC …

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Listen: Dana White Rips ‘Weasel’ Ariel Helwani In Vicious Tirade

The UFC may have reneged on their initial threat to withhold media credentials from Ariel Helwani for life, seemingly due to media and public pressure, but the MMAFighting journalist is still a persona non grata as far as the promotional brass are concerned. During an appearance on the first edition of a new podcast called UFC Unfiltered, which is hosted by …

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Report: UFC Expected To Sell For Roughly $4 Billion In The Very Near Future

The Ultimate Fighting Championship could have new owners very soon, following reports that official bidding for the premier MMA organisation is currently underway. Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer revealed in his most recent newsletter (via Forbes) that bidding for the UFC is expected to end on June 16 and a $4 billion bid would guarantee 100% ownership of the company. According to …

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Dana White Addresses MMA Journalist Ariel Helwani’s ‘Lifetime Ban’

The removal of renowned MMA journalist Ariel Helwani from UFC 199 on Saturday night ruffled a few feathers, but UFC president Dana White is standing his ground on the decision. Helwani, along with photo journalist Esther Lin and videographer E. Casey Leydon, were shown the door before the Rockhold/Bisping main event shortly after Helwani broke the news of Brock Lesnar’s return and …

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Dana White Finally Opens Up About Latest Contact With Conor McGregor

With the MMA loving world still waiting with baited breath with regard to Conor McGregor’s future and where things stand with his ongoing dispute with the UFC, Dana White has finally given a very positive update.  Over the last week, outlandish reports suggesting that Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in negotiations with Conor McGregor regarding a potential boxing match have gathered …

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Reports Suggest UFC Owners In Talks Regarding Sale Of The Company

A report published by ESPN’s Darren Rovell claims that the Fertitta brothers are in negotiations with four separate entities that have made bids for their global MMA juggernaut – the UFC. As per the report, the organisations that have made offers to buy the promotion are WME/IMG, China Media Capital, The Blackstone Group and Dalian Wanda Group. At present the Dalian …

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Why Conor McGregor Shouldn’t Care In The Slightest About UFC 200

So, what really happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Over the past ten days, the very public back and forth between Conor McGregor and the UFC has seen media interest in the world of MMA reach heights that previously would have seemed unfathomable. Writing in The Irish Times on Saturday, Keith Duggan put it perfectly as he …

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MMA Legend Comes Out In Strong Defence Of Conor McGregor During UFC Dispute

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Conor McGregor can sleep easy tonight knowing he has a mixed martial arts legend fighting in his corner. Two-time UFC tournament winner Don Frye has backed the featherweight champion during his ongoing issues with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. McGregor was recently pulled from the landmark UFC 200 event this July by the promotion for refusing to participate in pre-fight media obligations. Frye …

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Twitter: Conor McGregor Reminds Dana White Of Some Big Numbers, Nate Diaz Responds On President’s Behalf

He may not have been present, but the spectre of Conor McGregor loomed large over the UFC 200 press conference in Las Vegas on Friday. The bulk of the presser consisted of UFC president Dana White answering questions about the Irishman and the enthralling events of the previous few days. White, pressured with great intensity to explain the promotion’s stance …

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