Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar could be free from his WWE contract soon. Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones could be back from a suspension soon. If all of the pieces fall into place, Dana White wants to make a Brock Lesnar versus Jon Jones fight and I can honestly say that is a super fight I would love to see.
It’s fight night at UFC 108, and Dana White takes us behind the scenes to see things from his perspective. We get to walk to the ring with Thiago and Rashad as they make their entrances, and our very own blogger Frankie Trigg, along with his dad Frank, make cameos.
Part 2 after the jump…
The “UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva” pre-fight press conference took place on Wednesday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC President Dana White, along with headliners Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva, as well as Dustin Hazelett and Paul Daley fielded questions from the media. Here are some notable quotes from the presser:
Just like 97 other fights in the past couple of months, that one has fell apart. Cantwell has some medical problems. He might not ever fight again.
I think he’s [Rashad] going to have to beat Thiago on Saturday to get that shot with Rampage.
The UFC President holds another one of his famous Twitter ticket give-aways for “UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva” which takes place this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. The fans come out like a stampede of cattle to receive their free tickets from the man himself. It’s a generous gesture, as … Read more
Dana White is not happy with another MMA reporter from Sherdog. Sound familiar? This time it’s Jake Rossen. Rossen disagreed with White’s prediction of how big the UFC and MMA will be within the next decade. This did not sit well with the man who has devoted his life to making it flourish. Oh yeah… … Read more
Dana White talks about the TUF 10 Finale and what happened with Houston Alexander. He also talks about how Roy Nelson shut him up and proved him wrong. Then, looking forward to UFC 108, White discusses the challenges that took place putting the card together, states his case for charging full price on the pay-per-view, … Read more
Here is Dana White’s fight night video blog from “UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez” in Memphis, Tenn. on Dec. 12. Dana makes his last minute rounds before the fights, greeting all the fighters, and wishing them luck. And then he makes the rounds again after the fights, to congratulate the winners and console the losers.
Finally, at the post-fight press conference, donning a “TW” hat pulled down over his eyes, the UFC President has a special message for the Tiger Woods critics out there… “Leave Tiger alone.” Previous Dana White UFC 107 video blog from the weigh-ins after the jump…
Following a top-secret mission to Venezuela (UFC coffee?), Dana White talks with MMA super reporter Ariel Helwanni about the new and improved B.J. Penn, the lovable Diego Sanchez, Frank Mir’s smack talk, and the possibility Mir could be over-looking Cheick Kongo. White praises Kimbo, and says, “Whoever came up with Houston Alexander’s game plan ought … Read more
Bundle up in a blanket, grab some hot cocoa, and listen to father White chat about all things UFC. He gives an update on Brock Lesnar’s health, and says we won’t know for a couple of months if he will be able to fight again. He does say that Brock is confident he will fight … Read more