Category Archives: UFC

Dana White Claims Interim Title Fight Offer To Stipe Miocic At UFC 295 Would Be ‘Completely Disrespectful’

Following the cancellation of incumbent heavyweight champion, Jon Jones’ title fight defense against Stipe Miocic at UFC 295 next month – according to promotional CEO, Dana White, the possibility of offering the former an interim title fight in order to keep him on the card was never considered.  Jones, the current undisputed heavyweight champion, was […]

Dan Henderson says he kicked Sean Strickland out of his gym for ‘disrespectful’ behavior

DAN HIMBRECHTS / AAP, IMAGO UFC champ Sean Strickland disrespectful? When it comes to being off the cuff and filterless, Sean Strickland has the corner on the market. Often described as abrasive, the freshly minted UFC middleweight champion certainly knows how to grab a headline and divide fans. And just when you think you’ve learned […]

Charles Oliveira Confirms Plan For UFC Return In January, Title Fight With Islam Makhachev: ‘I’m Next In Line’

According to former undisputed lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, he could be in line for a return to the Octagon as soon as January next, as he also reveals plans are firmly in motion for him to rebook a championship rematch with Islam Makahchev, just days removed from their failed pairing at UFC 294.  Oliveira, the […]

Video: The Exact Moment Jon Jones Tore His Pectoral Muscle, Forcing Him Out Of UFC 295

According to UFC CEO Dana White, heavyweight champion Jon Jones tore his pectoral muscle right off the bone during a sparring session weeks before his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. With UFC 294 seeing not one, but two high-profile fighters forced to withdraw due to injuries days before the event, the last thing the […]

UFC’s Dana White praises ‘Michael Jordan of the business world’ WWE’s Vince McMahon

Jasmin Frank / USA TODAY Network, IMAGO Dana White lays on the praise for WWE boss McMahon Once adversarial competitors, Dana White and Vince McMahon are now as chummy as lifelong friends these days, thanks, in large part, to the merger between UFC and WWE. The completion of that merger into TKO Holdings was made […]

Francis Ngannou And Eric Nicksick Throw Shade At Dana White Following Jon Jones’ Withdrawal From UFC 295

Francis Ngannou and longtime coach Eric Nicksick threw some shade at the UFC and its CEO, Dana White, following news of Jon Jones’ withdrawal from the UFC 295 main event. Fight fans around the world woke up to the unfortunate news that current UFC heavyweight champ Jon Jones was officially out of his highly anticipated […]

Islam Makhachev Blasts Pound For Pound Rankings: ‘I Don’t Understand What Else I Should Do To Get The #1 Spot’

Reigning UFC lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev questions why he is not the No.1 ranked pound-for-pound fighter following a recent update. Last Saturday Makhachev rematched late replacement Alexander Volkanovski, in what was a rematch of their highly competitive fight in February of this year and a fight between the No.2 and 3 pound-for-pound ranked fighters. This […]

Jon Jones Set For 8 Month Sidelining After UFC 295 Exit, Slated For Surgery After Pectoral Tendon Tear

Undisputed heavyweight champion, Jon Jones is set for a period of 8 months on the sidelines, after the Endicott native suffered a torn pectoral tendon in the run-up to his UFC 295 title fight defnese against Stipe Miocic next month – forcing his withdrawal from the flagship event.  Jones, a former two-time light heavyweight champion […]

‘I volunteer as tribute’ – MMA world reacts to cancelled Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic fight from UFC 295

Louis Grasse / ZUMA Wire, IMAGO Late Tuesday night, Dana White announced some pretty terrible news about Jon Jones and UFC 295. Jon Jones injured, out of UFC 294 As the UFC CEO revealed, Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic is officially off, after the champion sustained an injury to his pec that will need surgery. […]