Dana White

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All Topics: UFC Diaz vs. McGregor 2 | Conor McGregor spending $300,000 on preparation for this fight | Diaz being the bigger fighter with a great chin | Conor hit Diaz with everything he had | Tried to talk Conor out of fighting Diaz again | Conor’s future | Jon Jones’ failed test | Jones might be cleared | Julianna Pena trash talking Ronda Rousey |

Aug 16th 2016

Dana on Conor McGregor’s preparation for fighting Nate Diaz again: “He’s basically secluded himself.”

 

July 6th 2016

All Topics: UFC 200 | Getting to UFC 200 | UFC 200 legendary card | Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 | Jones’ last performance | This is a completely different Jon Jones | Jones has matured | Brock Lesnar | Lesnar is a freak of nature | Lesnar vs. Hunt is a great stylistically fight | Miesha Tate | Nate Diaz | Nate is an interesting one | Diaz vs. McGregor at UFC 202 | Diaz saying the UFC better hopes he loses |

Dana on UFC 200: “It’s hard not to be excited about the entire card.”

 

May 13th 2016

All Topics: Fight between Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather is highly highly doubtful | McGregor’s tweeting | James Toney vs. Randy Couture | Being a boxing guy | Entrance to MMA | Always thought boxers would kill MMA guys at first | Jon Jones at UFC 197 | Daniel Cormier getting hurt wasn’t a bad thing for Jon Jones | Reports of the UFC being for sale | His future | Fertita’s will own an NFL someday | Raiders to Las Vegas would be a home run | Cris Cyborg’s UFC debut | Fabricio Werdum | Rousey vs. Cyborg | Ronda needs to come back and get her belt | Spoke with Ronda yesterday | Having dinner with Sugar Ray Leonard |

Dana on Ronda Rousey: “She’s going to come back guns a blazing.”

Apr 20th 2016

All Topics: Conor McGregor’s retirement tweet | Doesn’t think McGregor’s retired | Everything written on the internet is a lie | There is no money problem with McGregor | Weird that McGregor doesn’t want to work on the promotion | Nate Diaz is promoting the fight | Conor still has a small window to show up and be on UFC 200 | Looking for a fight for Nate Diaz | Jon Jones vs. Ovince St. Preux | Jones pulling out of the Chael Sonnen was ridiculous | It’s always Jones’ coaching staff that pulls him out of fights |

Dana on if he thinks Conor McGregor has retired: “No.”

Mar 7th 2016

All Topics: UFC 196 | Saturday night was incredible | Conor McGregor is a fighter | McGregor – Diaz delivered | Tate vs. Holm was awesome | UFC 196 was great for him | Having 10 days to put Diaz vs. McGregor fight together | McGregor is a 145 pound fighter | McGregor vs. Diaz 1st round | Tate vs. Holm | Tate keeps coming | Tate getting Holm in 5th round choke hold | Tate vs. Rousey III | Nate Diaz | Conor McGregor will defend his 145 pound |

Dana on Nate Diaz’s UFC 196 payday: “Life changing money.”

Mar 3rd 2016

All Topics: UFC 196 | Every time guys like Conor McGregor are fighting its exciting | Rafael dos Anjos pulling out of his fight vs. McGregor | Nate Diaz stepping up to fight McGregor | Meeting Conor for the first time | Conor fighting at 170 | dos Anjos had very bad luck | Nate Diaz | Still blown away that Conor KO’d Jose Aldo in 13 seconds | Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm | Holm vs. Rousey Rematch | UFC 197 Cormier vs. Jones 2 | Jon Jones has never trained so hard |

Dana on Conor McGregor: “He’s like nothing I’ve ever seen with before.”

July 7th 2015

All Topics: His reaction to Jose Aldo pulling out of UFC 189 vs. Conor McGregor | Chad Mendes stepping in for Aldo | UFC 189’s live gate will be the promotions biggest | Aldo’s process of pulling out | Aldo is hurt, he would have made a lot of money | MMA training has to change | Aldo pulling out of five title fights | Aldo wanted to fight McGregor | Chad Mendes is the big winner | Conor calling Aldo out | Conor being super frustrated | Mendes stylistically is bad for McGregor | Mendes vs. Aldo II was one of the best fights he’s ever seen | McGregor as a fighter | McGregor’s confidence | Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald | New York still not allowing MMA in the state

UFC President talks Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes.

Dana White

May 20th 2015

All Topics: UFC 187 | Two title fights Saturday night | Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier | Cormier on Johnson’s career | Cormier’s weight | Jon Jones | Jones has a lot of problems right now | Jones’ future | Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort | Weidman’s comments about Anderson Silva | Cris Cyborg’s facebook comments on Ronda Rousey | There’s no denying Cyborg’s greatness | Working with Rousey

Dana on stripping Jon Jones of his UFC Light Heavyweight belt: “It was a no brainer.”

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Jan 28th 2015

All Topics: Radio Row | Patriots gear | Super Bowl XLIX | Deflategate won’t bother us | How do the refs not grab the football and notice less air | Media always blows everything out of proportion | UFC 183 Silva vs. Diaz | Silva being a true professional | Mental side of Silva getting in the octagon | Silva’s walk out song | Nick Diaz | We don’t know where Nick is | Nick missing two flights yesterday | Is Nick worth the problem? | Not sure if Nick loves fighting | Anthony Johnson destroying Alexander Gustafsson | It’s unbelievable what Anthony Johnson is doing | Thinks Johnson will try to drop bombs on Jon Jones | Jones vs. Johnson in May | Jon Jones’ status | It is what it is with Jones | Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo | McGregor’s act | McGregor’s skills | Jose Aldo hasn’t lost in 9 years

Dana on UFC 183, Silva vs. Diaz: “We can’t find Nick Diaz.”

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Jan 15th 2015

All Topics: Sunday’s UFC Fight Night Card | Conor McGregor’s act | Conor definitely believes in himself | If McGregor wins against Dennis Siver he gets Jose Aldo | If McGregor fights Aldo it will be big | New England Patriots playing the same day as their Fight Night |  Jon Jones testing positive for cocaine | There’s something wrong with Jones if he’s doing cocaine 3 weeks before the biggest fight of his life | Jon’s taken drug recovery seriously | Jon will figure it out | Jon’s rise to stardom | Jon’s friends | CM Punk | Punk’s first fight | Punk’s a hard worker | Brock Lesnar | When Lesnar’s ready to talk so is he | Winner of Gustafsson-Johnson gets Jon Jones

Dana on Conor McGregor: “This kid has taken the UFC by storm.”

Dana White

Dec 5th 2014

All Topics: UFC 181 Hendricks vs. Lawler II | Hendricks beating Lawler with a torn biceps in the first fight| Lawler’s toughness  | Hendricks’ style | Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez | Thinks Pettis is the pound for pound best if he could stay healthy | Deal with Reebok | The fighters getting more money from the Reebok deal | Changes he wants to make in rankings | Reporters | CM Punk | Brock Lesnar compared to CM Punk | CM Punk | Lesnar’s future | Bones Jones vs. Spider Silva sparring session |

Dana on Anthony Pettis if he could stay healthy: “Best pound for pound fighter in the world.”

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Aug 29th 2014

All Topics: UFC 177 Dillashaw vs. Barao II | Dillashaw destroying Barao in the first fight | Barao hadn’t lost in nine years before the Dillashaw fight | Weigh Ins today | Is Dillashaw in Barao’s head? | Staredowns | Jones vs. Cormier staredown went way too far |  Jones injuring his knee | Alistair Overeem injured Jones in practice | His history with Greg Jackson | Cormier has struck a nerve with Jones and vice versa | Really close to signing Gina Carano | Him being on GQ’s ‘sleaziest figures in sports’ list |  War Machine

Dana on a deal with Gina Carano: “Really, really close.”

Dana White

Mar 14th 2014

All Topics: UFC 171 Hendricks vs. Lawler | Thought Hendricks beat St. Pierre | Hendricks facial hair | Robbie Lawler’s career journey | GSP will return | GSP’s personal problems | St. Pierre has the money to take a year off | TRT Ban | Only 5 of his 500 guys were using TRT | Chael Sonnen’s future | Sonnen’s fight with Wanderlei Silva | Anderson Silva comeback | Silva’s broken boy | Ronda Rousey vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. | James Toney

Dana on what would happen if his current UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion fought Floyd Mayweather in a MMA bout: “Ronda Rousey would throw him right over her head.”

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Aug 30th 2013

All Topics: UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2 | Pettis’ cage kick on Henderson in the first fight might be the best MMA highlight ever | Henderson pissed about the Pettis highlight kick | Henderson winning his title defenses by decisions | Henderson wins fights | Big test for Pettis Saturday night | Pettis does things that are amazing | Pettis’ coach calling him Michael Jordan | Pettis needs to win championships | Anderson Silva | UFC 162, Silva showboating | Silva picked the wrong guy to clown on in Weidman | The new Anderson? | Weidman saying the second fight will be easier | Weidman’s confidence | Tito Ortiz’s slavery comments about him | Ortiz being a moron | Ortiz is one of the stupidest human beings you can ever meet | His history with Ortiz | Ortiz is a two face you know what | Rampage vs. Ortiz |

Dana on Tito Ortiz: “He’s the stupidest human you will ever meet.”

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Mar 13th 2013

All Topics: UFC 158 | Georges St. Pierre vs. Nick Diaz | GSP coming back from major knee surgery | GSP and Diaz going out it on a conference call | Diaz not showing up for an open workout in Montreal today | Tough dealing with the Diaz brothers | If Diaz wins we are going to have to have a serious come to Jesus talk | Excited about the weigh in and press conference | Diaz’s layoff | Nick’s always in shape | GSP begged for this Diaz fight | GSP telling Dana he wants to beat Diaz into retirement | Diaz chasing George around a hotel after one of his fights | GSP hates bullies and he thinks Nick Diaz is a that | George saying he’s dark inside his head | Ronda Rousey’s UFC debut | Rousey’s PPV buys | The skies the limit with Rousey | He’s got 10 girls in line to fight Rousey | MMA in New York | Very confident he will get the UFC into Madison Square Garden by the end of the year |

Dana on if Nick Diaz beats Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158: “If he wins, we are seriously going to have to have a come to Jesus meeting.”

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Nov 16, 2012:

Dana on a possible bout between GSP and Anderson Silva: “If George St. Pierre wins (against Carlos Condit), that super fight will finally happen.”

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Sep 13, 2012:

Dana on Jon Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson: “This guy is a moron.”

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Jul 09, 2012:

Dana on Anderson Silva possibly facing Jon Jones or Georges St. Pierre: “I’m in the business of making the fights that fans want to see.”

Dana White

Jul 03, 2012:

The UFC President talks with Kyle Brandt.

Dana White

Apr 20, 2010:

Topics: Strikeforce doesn’t belong on CBS | Strikeforce is Bush League | Calls out Gus Johnson | Thinks the promoters purposely let “Mayhem” Miller in the cage | CBS has to be embarrassed | Showtime boxing has never done anything right | Dan Henderson looked old | Jake Shields is probably headed to the UFC | UFC is moving the sports forward, not the other goof balls | Talked to Nate Diaz about Shields post-fight | I run the fight business not Microsoft | Faber vs. Aldo | Style’s make fights, Uriah is tough as nails | Jose Aldo hasn’t been beaten since 2005 | Aldo could end up being one the best ever | Jose Aldo wanted Urijah Faber in Sacramento | WEC’s 1st ever pay per view | Fedor talk, he needs to fight the best in the world

Dana White

Apr 25, 2012:

Dana’s thoughts on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones: “I think this kid has the potential to be a huge crossover star.”

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Jan 10, 2012:

Dana on Brock Lesnar announcing his retirement: “I think Brock’s done. All indications are that Brock is done.”

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Nov 09, 2011:

Dana on FOX TV this Saturday night: “Millions of people will see the UFC for the first time.”

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Sep 22, 2011:

Dana on where the fault lies from the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz fight: “That’s 100 percent Joe Cortez’ fault.”

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Aug 05, 2011:

Dana on if he cut Fedor Emelianenko from their promotion: “Yeah, this guy has been a myth.”

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Apr 28, 2011:

Dana on UFC 129: “Biggest fight we’ve ever done, we will have 55,000 people in the stadium.”

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Oct 21, 2010:

Topics: Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin | Lesnar was in deep water for the 1st time in his career against Carwin | Never questioned Brock’s chin | Lesnar showed he could suck it up and come back | Lesnar’s illness; his quality of life was in jeopardy | Brock is not a big fan of people | Try’s to keep Brock away from human’s as much as possible | Cain Velasquez | Cain will not stop tell he finishes you | Lesnar always says you can’t train for him; there’s only 1 | Tito Ortiz | Not sure how much more Ortiz has left | Ortiz vs. Matt Hammill | Friends fighting friends? | This isn’t personal | Believes a lot of times people hide behind the friends thing | Jake Shields | Shields fighting in the UFC | Jake Shields vs. Martin Kampmann | If Shields wins, he will get title shot | NFL | Not a big sports guy but enjoys football | Football is more violent than UFC |

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