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Dana White Defends Decision To Rehire Thiago Silva

Dana White Defends Decision To Rehire Thiago Silva

By Lindsay McCane September 9, 2014

In February, after he was arrested for domestic assault, UFC president Dana White said that ‘Untainted’ Thiago Silva would never return to the octagon. However, it seems as though White has had a change of heart as Silva was reinstated …

Ronda Rousey Seeks to Be World’s Highest-Paid Actor

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey said in an interview with ESPN that she “want(s) to be the highest-grossing actor in the world someday.” Rousey, 27, will appear in three movies coming out within a year, The Expendables 3, Entourage …

John Jones And Daniel Cormier Brawl During Presser

When two men are due to meet in a title fight, it’s not unusual for tensions to run high. This is to be expected, especially when the individuals do not like or respect each other. Even so, you do expect …

Gina Carano’s Return to UFC ‘Complicated’

Back in March, former professional mixed martial artist Gina Carano expressed that she was “very open” to returning to the MMA cage. Two weeks ago, UFC president Dana White stated with confidence that he expected to easily sign Carano to …

Holly Holm Signs With UFC; Best Challenge to Rousey

In her last fight at UFC 175, current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey destroyed her opponent, Alexis Davis, 16 seconds into the opening round by TKO. At the time, Davis was the toughest opponent for Rousey, coming into the …

B.J. Penn Finally Retires From UFC

Frankie Edgar had already beaten B.J. Penn in two UFC fights, so it came as a surprise when the UFC asked Edgar to face Penn for a third time. Edgar complied with the request and on Sunday, he showed that …

Anderson Silva Shuns Weidman Rematch; Eyes Diaz

At UFC 168 in December of 2013, Anderson Silva, once undefeated MMA middleweight champion of the UFC, suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in sports history, shattering his leg against the shin of competitor Chris Weidman. The injury not …

Gina Carano At Standstill With UFC Negotiations

The on-again, off-again talks between former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano and the UFC are currently at a standstill. Carano was under a contract with Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC, until June when her contract expired. She is now …

Mike Tyson Smacks Dana White, Takes His Plane Seat

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson proved that he gets what he wants, as seen on an Instagram video that was posted on June 17. Tyson and UFC President Dana White were in a private flight together when Tyson smacked …

Jon Jones vs. Gustaffson Rematch Slated for UFC 178

With the defeat of Renan Barao at UFC 173, Dana White now believes that “There’s no debate now. Jon Jones is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.” With such notoriety comes many burdens and great responsibility. Jones knows that …

Dana White Banned From Palms Casino

UFC president Dana White has been banned from playing at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas for the second time in two years. The first time White was cut from the casino was two years ago, and he vowed that …

Jamie Varner Suffers Broken Ankle at UFC 173

Admittedly, UFC 173 was not billed as a blockbuster event. Most people dismissed the headlining fight between bantamweights Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw, seeing Barao as the much more talented fighter, having won his last 22 fights and going into …

Brock Lesnar Begs Dana White For A Favor

Brock Lesnar will be the first to admit that he doesn’t have a lot of close friends. However, there is one guy that Brock feels is worth his time and effort. Former UFC fighter Pat Berry recently came out of …

Gina Carano Fighting Ronda Rousey Is A Joke

The UFC has been diligently working to get former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano to come back to MMA and take on the current UFC women’s bantam weight champion Ronda Rousey. Carano has been on hiatus for nearly five years after …

Tecia Torres Prepares For The Ultimate Fighter

Tecia Torres, also known as The Tiny Tornado, will soon be leaving her home in Florida and will be headed to be on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. Although she doesn’t know the exact date she will be …

Ronda Rousey Calls Cyborg An ‘It’

In a recent interview with Yahoo Sports, Ronda Rousey made an alleged homophobic/transphobic comment about Cris Cyborg, calling her an ‘it’ rather than a woman. “This girl has been on steroids for so long and [has been] injecting herself for …

Liz Carmouche, Miesha Tate Fight A Close One

Liz Carmouche came to the cage on Saturday evening with enough aggression and drive to dominate the first round, leading opponent Miesha Tate to believe Carmouche would come out the victor of the UFC fight. Tate dug up her reserves, …