Dana White confirms search for CM Punk’s first opponent

  Dana White launched Dana White: Looking For a Fight, a YouTube show pilot that has White, his childhood friend Nick “The Tooth”, and former UFC Ultimate Fighter Matt Serra, traveling and looking for up and coming talent. The UFC President was a guest on Off The Record with Michael Landsberg. They discussed Phil Brooks aka CM Punk’s … Read more

Dana White confirms Rousey vs. Holm rematch :(

UFC President Dana White was a guest on ESPN’s Mike & Mike show this week talking about Holly Holm‘s (10-0) upset of Ronda Rousey (12-1) for the women’s bantamweight title at UFC 193 last month. Many have been wondering about what’s next for Rousey and who Holm will fight next as well. Now we know. White confirmed … Read more

Joe Rogan apologizes for Cris Cyborg penis joke

Sometimes Joe Rogan likes to have it both ways. He wants to be the loose-lipped comedian who can say whatever he wants when he wants but he’s also the high profile color commentator for the UFC and sometimes those lines cross. Take for instance a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast that featured Dana … Read more

Dana and Ariel back together in Melbourne

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a one-on-one with UFC President Dana White and his buddy Ariel, but they’re back together reunited and it feels so good. Straight from Melbourne ahead of Saturday’s UFC 193 stadium event featuring Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm, and Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs. Valérie Létourneau, the two discuss ticket sales, projected gate … Read more

UFC heavyweight Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei announces retirement

Thirty-eight-year-old heavyweight knockout artist Soa “The Hulk” Palelei (22-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts competition. Palelei made the announcement on social media Monday: “I want to take an opportunity to officially announce my retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Thank you to the UFC, Dana White, Lorenzo … Read more

Why is FOX reminding us they are the home of the UFC?

A short video was released on the UFC Youtube channel a couple of days ago entitled “FOX Sports 1: Home of the UFC”. FOX Sports 1 has been the home of the UFC since the company inked a deal in 2011 and aired the first UFC event on November 12, 2011. The deal was reportedly … Read more

Fedor’s GOAT status gone, used UFC talk as self promotion

When Fedor announced his return to MMA the forums lit up. Finally we would see the 39 year old Russian face the best in the world. He would return and beat the top heavyweight fighters on the planet and wear the GOAT crown firmly on his head. Then – in typical Emelianenko fashion – he … Read more

Johny Henricks hospitalized due to weight cut issues and off UFC 192 fight card against Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks has been hospitalized due to issues with cutting weight to fight Tyron Woodley on Saturday at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas. UFC President Dana White broke the news via his Twitter account: Hendricks vs Woodley is off the card due to Hendricks weight cut issues. pic.twitter.com/By3P6jg2FO — Dana White (@danawhite) October … Read more

White: Miocic not popular enough for title shot

UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic spoke with Submission Radio and some interesting things were revealed. Stipe lobbied for a title shot with UFC President Dana White and was told he wasn’t over with the fans enough. Since when does popularity earn you special treatment? Oh yeah – most of the time in the UFC. In his words here … Read more

Former UFC champion Rich Franklin officially retires

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin has officially announced his retirement from MMA as a fighter. The 40 year old Franklin (29-7, 1NC) hasn’t competed since November 2012, a first round KO loss against Cung Le in China. Franklin did his own thing after that fight even though he had one fight left on his … Read more