Tag Archives: Dana White

DWCS 25 results: Phil Rowe earns lone contract with main event finish

Dana White’s Contender Series returned for its 25th installment on Tuesday night as 10 more fighters battled it out for the opportunity to compete for the UFC. The event took place, once again at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada and airs on ESPN+. In the second to last event of the season, Dana White’s Contender Series 25 featured a welterweight main event between Leon Shahbazyan, the older brother of current UFC middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan, takes […]

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Dana White on Conor McGregor Punching Pub Patron “There’s No Allegedly, It’s Pretty Clear”

Dana White was on Jim Rome’s show Thursday, and like everyone else, both he and Rome saw the video where Conor McGregor struck an older patron in a pub in Ireland back in April. Both Rome and White were talking about how McGregor falls into a possible return to action after what happens and UFC 241, and the fight between current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirer in September. However, since it was the talk of […]

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Dana White’s Contender Series 23 results: 3 more tickets punched to the UFC

Our favorite summer MMA tradition continues Tuesday night with the return of Dana White’s Contender Series, as 10 of the best fighters outside of the UFC looked to change that narrative. The event took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas with the action streamed on ESPN+ in the United States. This was the seventh week of the 2019 season and over the last three episodes, and incredible 13 fighters have earned UFC contracts heading into […]

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Dana White Talks Frankie Edgar’s Future Following UFC 240

UFC president Dana White feels Frankie Edgar doesn’t have much left to prove. This past Saturday night (July 27), Edgar challenged Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title. “The Answer” hung in tough, but was bested by Holloway via unanimous decision. Edgar had trouble with Holloway’s range and couldn’t score takedowns. White spoke to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto following UFC 240. He said at this point in his career, Edgar’s next move will be up to him (via […]

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Aleksa Camur: ‘I want to represent Serbians around the world’ with UFC contract

Unbeaten light heavyweight Aleksa Camur discusses his upcoming main event fight with Fabio Cherant this Tuesday night at Dana White’s Contender Series 22. Camur joined us from Las Vegas, just minutes before the UFC 240 main card was about to begin. Tuesday night’s event will take place at the UFC Apex. Aleksa talked about getting the fight, how quickly his opportunity has come with only four pro fights, Cherant as an opponent, visualization, how he sees the […]

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Dana White says UFC may have pushed Darren Till too soon

Darren Till seemed to have everything going for him. After he knocked out Donald Cerrone, he put his name into the rankings as a legitimate contender at welterweight. Then, he was the main event of another card in Liverpool where he beat Stephen Thompson by decision. Following the win, Till got a title shot against Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 but was dominated from start to finish and submitted. Till then had to go back to the […]

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White Explains Why Brendan Loughnane Didn’t Receive UFC Contract

Brendan Loughnane appeared to do all the right things, but a decision late in his last fight was enough to make UFC president Dana White pass on him. Last night (June 18), Loughnane competed on the 17th edition of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Loughnane took on Bill Algeo inside the new UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas. Loughnane was able to outstrike Algeo and earned a unanimous decision victory. What got White upset was Loughnane […]

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Tony Ferguson says ‘we need to check his head’ in regards to Dana White

Tony Ferguson is ready to return to the Octagon on Saturday to take on Donald Cerrone. There, it will be the first time he fights since the personal issues. And, before he was cleared to return, UFC President, Dana White says he needed to be medically cleared and evaluated. However, that doesn’t sit well with “El Cucuy” who fired back at the boss. “I think he needs to be evaluated,” Ferguson said (via MMA Fighting). “We need to […]

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Dana White ‘absolutely’ expects Conor McGregor & Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch

Yesterday, it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. There, Poirier will look to be the first person to give the Russian a loss. It will also be the first time since the Conor McGregor fight that Nurmagomedov will return to the Octagon. Although Ali Abdelaziz has shut down talks of the rematch, for now, UFC President, Dana White says a rematch is something Conor […]

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