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Khabib Nurmagomedov Confirms Withdrawal From UFC 249 Main Event

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Try and try as Dana White might but it would seem as though Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson might never happen after the bout was officially cancelled at the fifth time of asking. World lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov, confirmed on Wednesday evening to confirm what many expected, that he would not be flying to the United States to defend his title …

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Dana White Gives Update On Potential Location For UFC 249

UFC President Dana White has outlined that he has “four or five” locations in mind as he continues to search for a new venue for UFC 249 on April 18th. The event was originally set for the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn New York but the recent coronavirus outbreak has meant that the card will now be behind closed doors and …

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Dana White Looking To Make UFC 249 The “Baddest Card Ever”

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Dana White has said that the UFC are attempting to build the “baddest card that’s ever been done” despite the Covid-19 outbreak wreaking havoc worldwide. UFC 249 is due to go ahead as planned on April, 18 with lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face long-standing rival Tony Ferguson at the fifth time of asking. However, the eagerly-anticipated fight …

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Dana White Slams UFC Critics & Media Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Dana White has slammed critics of the UFC after the promotion tried to move forward with fights and events amid the coronavirus outbreak. The virus has almost universally suspended the sporting calendar and despite having to cancel three shows, the UFC and White have continually attempted to keep every event on, even if they are in different locations or behind …

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UFC Cancel Next Three Events But Insist Ferguson V Khabib Will Happen

The UFC have announced that they have cancelled their next three scheduled events following the coronavirus outbreak which has decimated the sporting calendar. The promotion was forced to run it’s Brasilia show behind closed doors last weekend and despite efforts to reschedule their London and Columbus cards they have both had to be cancelled. April 11th’s card in Portland has …

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Dana White Addresses Concerns Over Upcoming UFC Live Events

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that the company will be moving forward with their scheduled live events over the next few weeks, but they will be forced to “adapt to the unprecedented circumstances.” COVID-19 has caused the sporting world to enter into disarray with cancellations of games, leagues and events across the globe as a result of the outbreak. …

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Dana White Claims Usman & Masvidal Were Never Options For McGregor

UFC President Dana White has outlined that welterweight duo Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal were never options for Conor McGregor’s next fight. McGregor impressed in his comeback bout defeating Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds last month and attention has now turned to who he will fight next. Usman and Masvidal were both in attendance at UFC 246 to watch …

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Dana White Gives Timeframe For McGregor-Khabib Rematch

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Dana White has provided a potential timeframe for the eagerly-awaited rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. According to the UFC president, the pair are likely to fight again during the autumn. First, Khabib has a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18. Rematch In January, McGregor returned to the octagon after over a year out of …

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Dana White Breaks Down What’s Next For Conor McGregor

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UFC President Dana White outlined that Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov is the “fight that makes sense” following The Notorious One’s win over Donald Cerrone. McGregor looked impressive in his octagon return needing just 40 seconds to finish the veteran Cowboy after a head kick and a serious of strikes. After the fight the Dubliner didn’t call out anyone in …

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UFC Leak Incredible Cowboy vs McGregor Pre-Fight Promo Two Days Early

UFC President Dana White released the official pre-fight promo for Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone two days early in anticipation for Saturday’s event in Las Vegas. McGregor will return to the octagon for the first time since October 2018 when he takes on ‘Cowboy’ in the welterweight main event of UFC 246. The Notorious One was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov …

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Dana White: Conor McGregor Wants To Fight Jorge Masvidal Next

UFC President Dana White has outlined that Conor McGregor has told him he wants to fight Jorge Masvidal following his comeback fight with Donald Cerrone in January. McGregor has not fought in the UFC since his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in their lightweight title fight last October but will return in January at UFC 246 in Las Vegas to fight …

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Masvidal Vs. Diaz: Another Step In The Growth Of UFC Fight-Promotion?

Thursday night’s official press conference for UFC 244’s main-event pairing of Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz gave us an interesting insight into a potential change in the UFC’s attitude towards fight-promotion. Let’s be real, the presser was a bit of mess. Sound issues that were no doubt exacerbated by the choice of setting were joined by some excruciatingly bad questions …

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Dana White: “Weili Zhang Just Became A Huge Star”

UFC president Dana White has given praise to the newly-crowned champion of the strawweight division Weili Zhang – citing her as a huge star. It truly was a star-making performance from Magnum – one that saw her annihilate the betting favourite Jessica Andrade in under a minute to clinch the 115lb title. Taking to her official Instagram, the former UFC …

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Dana White Shoots Down José Aldo’s Bantamweight Aspirations

The UFC president has shot down the potential for José Aldo making a switch to the bantamweight division upon losing out to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237. After Aldo and the sitting bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo had a public back-and-forth that resulted in the Brazilian accepting The Messenger’s challenge, there has been some minor buzz surrounding the potential for a …

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