Dana White responds to making GQ’s ‘sleaziest people in sports’ list

When UFC President Dana White got to work on Thursday, his PR team informed him he’d made GQ’s list of the “Top 25 Sleaziest People in Sports”. White came in at no. 8, right between War Machine and Lance Armstrong. Ouch. Their reasoning is thus: “Turns out underpaying your UFC employees, bullying rivals, and generally … Read more

Don King posted $1 million for judge to block Mayorga fight

From SunSentinel.com: In a harried fight to keep one of his fighters from competing in an event put on by a rival promoter, Don King posted a $1 million bond in cash in Broward Court Saturday. The bond was to secure an injunction against the promoter and the fighter, King and his attorneys said. …He delivered … Read more

Reason for “Shine Fights 3: Worlds Collide” cancellation explained

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Although infamous boxing promoter Don King knocked out the Shine Fights “Worlds Collide” main event between Ricardo Mayorga and Din Thomas this past weekend, it was actually the organization’s own fault which ultimately caused the show to get shut down according to Terrance Merriweather, the North Carolina Boxing Authority Superintendent. The actual … Read more

Krazy Horse has a message for Don King *VIDEO*

MMA H.E.A.T.‘s Karyn Bryant, who was going to be part of the “Shine Fights 3: Worlds Collide” broadcast team, talks to Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett (22-16-2) following the cancellation of Saturday’s event. Krazy Horse was scheduled to fight PRIDE veteran and Chute Boxe fighter Luiz Azeredo (12-8) in a lightweight bout as part of the … Read more

Breaking News: “Shine Fights 3 – Worlds Collide” cancelled

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – “Shine Fights 3: Worlds Collide” has been stopped by the North Carolina State Athletic Commission. The event, which was to feature the MMA debut of professional boxer Ricardo Mayorga, started running into problems last week when Don King Productions filed a cease and desist ordering Shine Fights to immediately stop all promotion … Read more

“Shine Fights 3: Worlds Collide” weigh-in results, card update, legal news, and photos

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The fighter weigh-ins for “Shine Fights 3: Worlds Collide” took place Friday at the Big Apple Restaurant & Sports Pub in Fayetteville, N.C. The event is due to take place tonight at Crown Coliseum and will air live on Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 PT. There is a 30 minute countdown … Read more

Ricardo Mayorga arrives in Fayetteville for May 15th “Worlds Collide” showdown

Shine Fights CEO Dismisses Don King “Trickerations” NEW YORK, NY (May 12, 2010) – Ricardo Mayorga, Shine Fights, and the city of Fayetteville are eagerly awaiting Saturday’s MMA showdown between Ricardo Mayorga and Din Thomas at the Crown Coliseum. “Worlds Collide: MAYORGA VS THOMAS” will be broadcast via PPV on cable and satellite in the … Read more

Shine Fights issues response to Don King’s cease and desist

It was reported earlier today that legendary boxing promoter Don King, after becoming aware of Ricardo Mayorga’s intention to fight Din Thomas in an MMA bout with Shine Fights on May 15, issued a cease and desist order to the mixed martial arts promotion stating Mayorga was under an exclusive promotional contract with Don King … Read more


[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4586aWw5xyw&hl=en] Dana White responds to a critic who says our society has sunk to a new low with the broadcast of EliteXC’s display of Mixed Martial Arts on CBS this past Saturday NIght. White agrees that what was shown on Saturday Night with the EliteXC event was “horrendous.”