Dana White confirms Francis Ngannou is out of UFC, Jones vs. Gane for undisputed title

Francis Ngannou, UFC 270 press conference Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press Francis Ngannou is now a former UFC heavyweight champion. After news leaked earlier Saturday regarding a Jon Jones vs. Cyril Gane heavyweight title fight at UFC 285 in March, the writing was on the wall. With multiple news reports (including this one), a billboard at … Read more

UFC’s Dana White on New Year’s Eve incident: ‘No one to defend me’

Las Vegas, Nevada — Before UFC Vegas 67, UFC President Dana White addressed the media by bringing up the subject of a domestic violence incident on New Year’s Eve rather than waiting for the press to bring it up. In doing so, he made it clear he did not want his fighters to protect him … Read more

California Women’s Legislative Caucus Demands Dana White Be Removed from UFC

Dana White, UFC 282 post-fight Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press A major California advocacy group has begun pressuring Endeavor to remove Dana White as UFC president in a letter addressed to UFC parent company CEO Ari Emanuel. The letter, available here, calls for White’s removal as UFC president. A video emerged last week showing White, 53, … Read more

Future of Power Slap in Question, TBS Debut Delayed After Dana White Slapping Wife

Dana White, UFC 272 Pre-Fight Press Conference Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press The future of Dana White’s Power Slap is in question, at least as far as broadcast partner TBS is concerned. In November, White, through the UFC’s public relations team, announced that Power Slap would air on TBS beginning in early 2023. A January 11th … Read more

UFC president Dana White involved in fight with wife in Mexico, ‘No excuse’

Dana White, UFC 282 post-fight Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press Video has emerged of an altercation between UFC president Dana White and his wife Ann at a club in Mexico on New Year’s Eve. White and his family were in Mexico for the holidays. TMZ posted the video Monday afternoon. According to TMZ, the incident happened … Read more

Dana White admits fight-fixing is a “huge concern” due to betting investigation

Dana White, UFC 279 post-fight Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press While there is no final conclusion to the ongoing investigations surrounding the UFC’s Nov. 5 fight between Darrick Minner and Shayilan Neurdanbieke, Dana White is now willing to admit that the fight’s settlement is a “huge concern.” “Huge concern. It is now,” White said in an … Read more

Dana White, UFC announces Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill for 205lb title at UFC 283

Dana White, UFC 282 post-fight Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press So much for not booking fights on the night of the event: Dana White broke his golden rule to book a light heavyweight title fight at UFC 283 next month. The news comes on the heels of a disastrous UFC 282 main event that saw Magomed … Read more

Dana White says the promotion is targeting Nigeria for UFC Africa, a venue can be built

Dana White, UFC Vegas 45 post fight Credit: Alex Behunin/Cageside Press Twenty-nine years after the UFC was founded and more than 20 years since Dana White took over, the UFC continues to work to promote international expansion. After UFC 281 in New York on Saturday, UFC president White was asked if he might be hitting … Read more

Jake Paul calls out Nate Diaz, Canelo, then sends a message to Dana White

Glendale, Arizona – Following his victory over MMA legend Anderson Silva, Jake Paul called out another MMA great in Nate Diaz in his post-fight press conference Saturday night. Speaking to Cageside Press, among other outlets, Paul went after Diaz following an altercation that occurred earlier in the night between Diaz’s team and his. “Nate Diaz … Read more

Jake Paul says Dana White is doing ‘everything in his power to stop me’ ahead of Silva fight

Jake Paul is no stranger to going toe-to-toe with UFC president Dana White through the media, trading criticism over the fighter’s pay and Paul’s place in the combat sports realm. Before his clash with Anderson Silva, however, Paul’s relationship (or lack thereof) with White took a different turn, according to the social media star. Speaking … Read more

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