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Dana White Comments On The Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather Racism Row

The UFC president spoke to the Huffington Post regarding Floyd Mayweather’s racism in sport theory that implicated Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor himself wasn’t too happy with the rant, replying with the following on Facebook earlier in the month. “Don’t ever bring race into my success again. I am an Irishman. My people have been oppressed our entire existence. And still very …

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The Curious Case Of Cain Velasquez

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 10, 2013: UFC fighter Cain Velasquez poses for a portrait during his media day workout at American Kickboxing Academy to promote his October 19, title fight with Junior dos Santos on October 10, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

The news of Cain Velasquez’s injury and decision to step out of his upcoming title fight with Fabricio Werdum will not come as a major shock to avid followers of mixed martial arts. Indeed, Dana White’s Facebook post to announce the news was so drab and straightforward that he seemed almost expectant of the situation. Cain Velasquez is out with a …

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Dana White Attacks Journalist Over Claims That He And Conor McGregor Are Currently At Odds

Dana White seems a bit miffed…. Jeremy Botter’s recent appearance on Newstalk’s Off the Ball has stimulated plenty of chatter within the MMA media and among fans. The Bleacher Report journalist made a number of sensational claims whilst he was a guest on the show pertaining to the financial terms of Conor McGregor’s new UFC contract, the Irish fighter’s future and …

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Video: Conor McGregor’s Hilarious Reaction Watching Mark Hunt

“Jesus loves knockouts!” Mark Hunt is a popular figure within the UFC. The Kiwi heavyweight is currently ranked 7th, although at 41 he is not getting any younger. Nonetheless, he is still getting results, and takes on Frank Mir in March. Hunt is known for his power, and has many the admirer, including Conor McGregor judging by this evidence. McGregor …

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Dana White Has Finally Addressed The Frank Fertitta Belt Controversy

Dana White spoke to the Boston Herald recently ahead of next week’s UFC Fight Night on Fox Sports, and responded to the Frank Fertitta conspiracies. The UFC president has kept schtum up until now on footage back at UFC 194 purporting to show Frank Fertitta, owner of Zuffa LLC (which runs the UFC itself), slamming the title belt down upon Conor McGregor’s knockout of Jose Aldo. @rmchairanalyst @Punchy_Primate @FrontRowBrian recorded this …

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Dana White Blasts UFC Fan On Twitter Over Scheduling Complaint

The wait is almost over for UFC 195, with Robbie Lawlor versus Carlos Condit headlining the card. However, Irish MMA fans are most looking forward to Joseph Duffy against Dustin Poirier. The pair were due to headline the UFC Dublin card in October, but Duffy did not pass the concussion protocols, so it was postponed until tonight. However, on paper it …

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UFC London: One Of The Biggest Stars In The History Of The Sport To Headline O2 Arena Show

UFC president Dana White has just given U.K MMA fans one hell of a Christmas present, as he announced via Twitter that the main event of the promotion’s February 27th show at London’s O2 Arena will now feature Brazilian legend Anderson Silva. The former longtime UFC middleweight champion will face-off with England’s very own Michael Bisping, who had originally been …

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Brendan Schaub Explains Why Conor McGregor Should Fight For No Less Than $20m

The former UFC heavyweight believes that Conor McGregor should capitalise on his success and hold the promotion to ransom for ten-figures. While co-hosting The Fighter and the Kid, a weekly MMA podcast for Fox Sports, Schaub was asked how he’d proceed as Conor McGregor’s (hypothetical) manager after the Irishman’s accomplishments at UFC 194. Addressing whether The Notorious should move up to lightweight, …

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An Argument Against Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm II

If Dana White believes that he and Lorenzo Fertitta should “lose our promoter’s licence” if the UFC don’t organise an immediate rematch between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm, they are taking a very short-sighted approach to promoting. White made this comment when announcing that Ronda Rousey would receive an immediate rematch after Holly Holm decisively beat her at UFC 193. However, …

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Dana White Has His Say On Rousey-Holm Rematch

UFC president Dana White has had his say on the potential of a rematch between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey.  White’s comments come following Holm’s incredible knockout kick on Rousey at UFC 193 in Australia, which made the 34-year-old the first woman to defeat Rousey. However, now a rematch is certainly on the cards with White sounding pretty determined to have …

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