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Alistair Overeem Addresses Dana White Issue On Jon Jones Injury

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Alistair Overeem returns to the UFC octagon on Friday night as he battles the returning Ben Rothwell in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 50. “The Reem” has been dealing with some criticism leading up to the fight as UFC president Dana White was placing the blame of Jon Jones’ injured knee and ankle in training for his fight ...

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GQ Names Dana White The Eighth Biggest Sleazebags in Sports

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Dana White has been called a lot of things in his tenure as UFC president. I’m not sure if he was ever called a sleazebag. But, he has been now. In the September issue of GQ, the magazine has named the 10 biggest sleazebags in sports and the White was ranked number eight. That was one spot behind disgraced former ...

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UFC Admits Dana White Shouldn’t Have Removed Judge From UFC Fight Night 48

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A lot of criticism was directed towards UFC president Dana White for removing judge Howard Hughes from the UFC Fight Night 48 card in Macau, China due to White not liking Hughes’ scorecards in the first two fights on the card. Apparently the UFC heard those calls for action. The UFC released a statement on UFC.com that White was in ...

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Anderson Silva Returns To Face Nick Diaz On January 31

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“The Spider” is back. UFC president Dana White announced moments ago on ESPN’s “Sportscenter” that former UFC middleweight champion and pound for pound king Anderson Silva will return to face Nick Diaz on January 31 in Las Vegas. It will be the main event of the show, which is expected to be billed as UFC 183. The fight will be ...

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UFC President Dana White Gets Punked

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UFC president Dana White wasn’t in the greatest of moods following Friday’s UFC on Fox 12 weigh-ins. Headliner Matt Brown had missed weight by 1.5 pounds and the California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t him cut the weight. White battled with CSAC to make sure Brown didn’t have forfeit 20 percent of his purse. Following that fiasco, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby ...

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UFC On Fox 12 Weigh-In Results: Matt Brown Misses Weight, Not Fined

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UFC on Fox 12 takes place tomorrow night from SAP Center in San Jose, California. The main event features a battle of welterweights with Matt Brown battling Robbie Lawler, with the winner getting a shot at welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. In the co-feature, Anthony Johnson faces off with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Controversy ensued when Brown weighed in at 172.5 pounds. ...

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Nick Diaz Comes Out Of Retirement, Agrees To New Deal With The UFC

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Nick Diaz stated after his loss at UFC 158 in March of 2013 to George St-Pierre that he was retiring. Since then, Diaz had been offered numerous fights by the UFC and turned every one of them down. Now Diaz has had a change of heart. UFC president Dana White announced today Diaz has signed a three fight contract extension ...

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After Fight Is Signed To Face Donald Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov Blows Out His Knee

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After defeating Jim Miller on Wednesday nigh at UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone called out Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight was signed, sealed and delivered for UFC 178 on September 27. About 20 minutes later, the fight was cancelled. In Dublin, Ireland for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 46, UFC president Dana White announced that the fight was off due to ...

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UFC Fight Night 46 Weigh-In Results: McGregor And Brandao Get Heated

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UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-ins took place moments ago from a lively crowd at The O2 in Dublin, Ireland. The fights take place tomorrow night from the same arena. In the main event weigh-ins, Conor McGregor weighed 146 pounds and his opponent Diego Brandao weighed 145.5 pounds. After McGregor weighed-in, each fighter had to be immediately separated by UFC president ...

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Dana White: “I’m Going To Meet With Gina (Carano) Next Week And Get That F—ing Thing Done”

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Gina Carano has been the treasure that UFC president Dana White has been unable to secure. Could White seal the deal and have Carano in the fold a week from now? In an interview with ESPN.com, White stated that him and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will meet with Carano next week in Los Angeles. “One down, one to go,” White said. ...

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UFC Signs Undefeated Bantamweight Holly Holm

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So far, Ronda Rousey has steamrolled through the competition in the UFC.  But there is a worthy opponent on the way with the company today signing unbeaten bantamweight Holly Holm. UFC President Dana White broke the news on Twitter: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLMpic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 The two sides had spoken earlier this year but ...

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Pat Miletich Officially Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

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In a ceremony today at the UFC Fan Expo, Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame. Miletich was joined onstage by fellow Hall of Famer and former training partner, Matt Hughes. He was introduced by UFC president Dana White. It seemed like Miletich would never get this chance as he had a standing feud with ...

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