Tag "Dana White"

The UFC in 2013: Who can challenge Anderson Silva and will it be Michael Bisping or Chris Weidman?

The middle weight division has been known for the last couple of years as a train station filled with top contenders. Every day more arrive, and as quickly as Anderson Silva (33-4) checks their tickets, they leave and never come back. That has been the long and short of it since Silva put the middle weight division on hold in 2006. Take a snap shot of his weight class today

The weekend MMA news recap: 11/12 Edition

It was another great weekend of mma action/news, so let’s get everyone caught up and up to speed with another edition of the MMA Weekend Recap. UFC On Fuel TV 6 Results: Main Event: Cung Lee shocks the world and knocks out Rich Franklin in the first round. Knock out of the Night Co-Main Event Thiago Silva def. Stanislav Nedkov Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3rd round. Submission of the Night Paulo Thiago vs. Dong Hyun Kim– unanimous decision, Dong

Dana White on Anderson Silva and the state of the UFC

Dana White has been faced with a barrage of questions lately about some of the most controversial decisions made by his company in the past couple months and rightfully so. I think the UFC needs to think harder about giving people fights that haven’t earned it. Chael Sonnen shouldn’t be fighting Jon Jones and Stephan Bonnar had no right to be fighting Anderson Silva. Of course Bonnar was aware of this fact

Is Ronda Rousey Our Modern Day Jackie Robinson?

On April 15th 1947, Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson was called up from the minors to become the second baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers.  In doing so, he  became Major League Baseball’s first African-American player and  broke the long standing color barrier in American team sports. A few days ago, the UFC announced that Ronda Jean Rousey will join their ranks in 2013.  She will officially become America’s first female mixed

Dana White on Women Fighting in the UFC, “It’s absolutely going to happen”

The subject of women in mixed martial arts may be an old hat, yet in the last couple years the discussion has shifted to the conversation of women joining the UFC. Until lately, UFC President Dana White has said there simply aren’t enough women currently competing at the upper levels of the sport to create a weight class within his promotion. “There’s finally money to be made,” said Dana to

Jones vs. Sonnen may be Inevitable after Fan’s Overwhelming Response

The time was 4:35pm, the date October 11, 2012. Jon Jones the UFC light heavyweight champ via his twitter account reaches out to the fans asking “who would you guys like to see me fight next? The overwhelming response he got but probably never expected to receive was non other than the “American Gangster” Chael Sonnen. Anybody who follows MMA and the UFC in general by now knows of the

MMAWriter1: UFC 152 Post Fight Thoughts

I am back everybody and I have returned a married man. Our wedding was wonderful and now it’s back to work. After being able to sit down and watch UFC 152, I of course have a lot of thoughts on the PPV. Belfort’s lack of killer instinct loss him the fight Jon Jones proved he is the best overall mma fighter in the UFC and has proved to me that

Dana White: I don’t ever think about walking away

White has some very interesting quotes for mmajunkie.com and you know that some of it had to be bleeped out, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. I for one respect Dana White and what he has done for the fighters and the sport of mma. With the cancellation of UFC 151, the injury bug and the change to UFC 153 in Rio, Dana White has to be his