UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is excited to finally have a new No. Nevertheless, Dana White seems excited and motivated for this new chapter in his career. Reebok Dana White Zuffa Boxing Tee – BUY NOW I want them all to fight each other and find out who the real champ is. And, on a recent podcast, White told the respected Wall Street Journal: “I could see bringing boxing under our umbrella and trying to see what we could do with that. At UFC Fight Island 6, Ortega... Umar Nurmagomedov's UFC debut has been delayed for the 3rd straight time. First of all, in boxing there is no brand. 1 contender. White on infamous Jones story: ‘They don’t test for marijuana’. This whole fighters are dumb and “need to be saved from themselves” thing is PLAYED. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Full time fight fan, part time participant. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). In 2016 the fight promotion was sold to WME–IMG for over £3b and they agreed to let their golden boy take a break from his watertight contract to step into boxing for one lucrative dance. We’ll basically have our own arena. Additionally, he says he knows exactly what it takes for Zuffa Boxing to be a success. That’s a pretty tough barrier to overcome for White to break into the business. White has been talking about the start of Zuffa Boxing for a long time. We broke the record in the UK, at four in the morning. Also follow MMAFighting on Instagram, add us on Snapchat at MMA-Fighting, and like us on Facebook. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. I took the opportunity to finally take down my Christmas decorations. All in all, it seems like the man who was convinced he would be the one to “save” boxing from itself is now throwing in the towel. Zuffa took control of the UFC in 2001 for around £1.5million before building up the brand and selling for over £3billion. That’s not the way in boxing. Francis Ngannou reveals he could fight Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 after COVID-19 test, Dana White confirms. pic.twitter.com/xhEtEvlRpw, For those who can go out and get some fresh air, do it... Of course while practicing social distancing! 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. And though the idea of structuring fight cards to expose fans to new fighters they may not know about is a cornerstone of the UFC, White believes that doesn’t carry over into cross-sport pollination. Your email address will not be published. Zuffa took control of the UFC in 2001 for around £1.5million before building up the brand and selling for over £3billion UFC boss Dana White could move into boxing … White … That’s what I want to build. Interviews with Chael Sonnen and Din Thomas. Dana White has been making the media rounds talking up what he intends to do with Zuffa Boxing, without fully revealing his plans. . UFC President Dana White has big plans for the sport of boxing. Dana White may have been a staple in MMA for over 20 years. Recently, White promised a big move for the brand but has since gone unanswered. Journey Newson’s 38-second KO at UFC 247 overturned to no-decision, manager says positive pot test to blame. The undefeated cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov has been forced off... UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has now gotten more specific on when in 2021 he would like to fight Jon Jones. Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal ‘overpriced himself’ to avoid Kamaru Usman: ‘He wants Conor McGregor money’. I can do MMA fights, I can do boxing, I can do kickboxing, I can do jiu-jitsu, I can do all kinds of different fights and tournaments. On top of that, White is creating a huge headquarters inside the Apex Facility. Eddie Hearn on Zuffa Boxing: You can’t ‘dominate’ and ‘control the fighters’ like in UFC, Korean Zombie says he doesn’t remember the last three rounds of Ortega fight. Check yo selves ! They’ve done a great job. Helping. We are continuing to move forward, and we will absolutely, positively be in the boxing business. Goin to the beach boy ! The timing may not be much better for White. The way he sees it, Zuffa Boxing will operate in similar function to the UFC. There’s a couple of fights in there that people might not actually know about that you focus on. All content © Copyright MM - MMXIX FIGHT SPORTS. Firstly, well done to Mason you are a warrior and you deserve the title. That’s what we’re going to do.”. A post shared by Platinum Mike Perry (@platinummikeperry) on Mar 26, 2020 at 1:57am PDT. But when that deal does happen, and when it comes, I’m going to jump in.”, Hearn Talking To Pacquiao About Fighting On DAZN, Dignity Health Sports Arena - CaliforniaFR, Teofimo Lopez Discusses What Could Be Next After Win Over Vasiliy Lomachenko, WATCH: Teofimo Lopez Stuns Vasiliy Lomachenko With Decision Win, LIVE STREAM: Lomachenko vs. Lopez Post-Fight Press Conference, Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez Live Results Tonight (October 17), Cyborg Plots Boxing Debut After Bellator 238, Andrade Signs With Extension With Matchroom. ‘The Korean Zombie’ has no idea how he was still standing against Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night 180. Made with ♡ in NYC by Hattan Media New York, For more MMA News, Rumors and Updates follow the Red Monster on. Let’s go ☘️, Ohh don’t be silly!reAl FiTerZ fINd A wAy tO sTaY eLeEt. “You start with the main event and then it trickles down into the card. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Listen. Boxers, particularly well-known boxers (the kind White would need to make a push into the sport) in general receive higher compensation than UFC fighters when considered as a percentage of revenue. The UFC president recently told Helen Yee about how he wants to fix boxing’s broken and oft-criticized model, and that includes the approach to how fighters are promoted and built up throughout their careers. “I think that’s something that’s actually going to frustrate Dana White,” Hearn concluded. Speaking with Kevin Iole recently, White gave an update on the state of Zuffa Boxing, saying that the sport may be beyond his ability to do anything. . I would do it just like I’ve done it here.”. Zelim Imadaev was among the MMA fighters who praised the decapitation of a French teacher last week. “The other thing is, you bring out a certain group of fans for each thing too,” White concluded. (via MMA Fighting), “[We will promote boxers] just like we promote all these guys here. However, he is ready to finally start his foray into the world of boxing. I share my life with all of you watching so please believe if you feel like you want to butt into anything you were not involved in than you, yo mama, yo daddy, yo wife, husbands, sisters, brothers, daughters, sons, and grandma’s and grandpa’s can get these pro fighter hands too since it’s ok to hit me but not ok when I hit back. “I believe that when you put on a UFC event or a boxing event, all the focus and attention should be on that one event,” White said. Breaking News And Highlights Around Boxing, MMA, Kickboxing, Martial Arts and more! This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Marijuana. Whenever White was asked about its meaning, the UFC president simply smiled and wouldn’t give an answer. If you can mind your space and social distance yourself from my personal bubble than anything can be resolved through conversation. During the build-up to the fight White was seen wearing a Zuffa boxing shirt, teasing the idea that the MMA company will be making a move from the octagon into the ring. You can’t mix and mash all those things together. “I told you guys that I would have a press conference last October and announce all these things, but as I dove into this thing and started to look into the sport of boxing, the economics of boxing, that sport’s a mess. Plenty have been/are currently professionals in other areas of expertise. “There was a different group of people for Fury-Wilder than would be at Khabib vs. Tony. Is Floyd Mayweather Considering A Comeback? As previously reported by BoxingScene.com, White plans to launch his boxing sub-company, Zuffa Boxing… Alexander Volkanovski welcomes new contender in Brian Ortega: ‘Finally we have some direction in this division’. UFC 254 video: Cold open teases epic main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje, Here’s the opening to the UFC 254 pay-per-view as Ron Perlman voices the final promo ahead of the epic main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje, Video: Said Nurmagomedov open to serving as possible replacement opponent at UFC 254. there’s construction going on. By last August, White was saying that he planned to launch Zuffa Boxing by October, but October came and went and no grand plans were unveiled. It comes as no surprise that he announced that the launch of Zuffa Boxing would be coming soon. I always talk about the machine, the UFC machine we’ve built here, and when we put guys or girls who are talented in the machine, you start to build them and there’s nothing like that in boxing. Like when we do PPVs, it’s not all the same buyers. I threw the jab/hook split seconds before he looked to the left. You have that general group, the hardcore fans that are gonna buy almost everything, and then different types of fights are gonna bring in different people.”. . In a pre-UFC 245 interview with Yahoo’s Kevin Iole (video at the top of the page), White promised that Zuffa Boxing is coming along, but they’re dealing with some challenges. Bringing out of the box thinking to the world since 1995. Recently, Hearn met with White in Las Vegas, as Daniel Jacobs (who’s promoted by Hearn) trained at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas for his fight against Canelo Alvarez. Monetary losses can be regained. [In] boxing, the fighters tend to have much more control over their career. “It did 6.7million pay-per-views globally. White appeared on the UFC Unfiltered podcast and admitted things haven’t been going as hoped for the brand, but part of it is that he doesn’t want to dive head first into. In the main event of... James Krause is not a fan of Joaquin Buckley. Soon. we run through everything. That’s it. What Does The Future Hold For GLORY Kickboxing? The thing kind of took a left turn, so I wasn’t able to make an offer on that deal yet. White has been talking about the start of Zuffa Boxing for a long time. Every village has a fool but the MAJORITY of us are articulate, educated, and informed. White was sporting a Zuffa Boxing shirt throughout the tour. Writer and interviewer for MMA, powerlifting, bodybuilding, strongman, and CrossFit. We broke the record in Australia. During the build-up to, and the aftermath of, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match, a point that got people talking was a “Zuffa Boxing” shirt worn by UFC President Dana White, who confirmed he was looking at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White says he’s serious about getting Zuffa Boxing off the ground. “I think the difference [is] he’s gonna find it very different in boxing [compered to] UFC. I could see us doing that. “I hate speaking negatively about the sport of boxing, other than the fact that it’s a mess – we all knows it’s a mess – and that it needs to be fixed, if it can be fixed,” White said. Since the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather hype, White hinted at getting back into the boxing business. Of course there are a number of promoters, there are a number of networks who are involved, so there’s a huge amount of politics in the sport of boxing, which is frustrating sometimes.

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