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Dana White

Dana White (born July 28, 1969) is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He is the current President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts organization based in the United States which operates globally. Born in Manchester, Connecticut on July 28, 1969, White grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, Ware, Massachusetts and Levant, Maine. During his youth, he bounced back and forth between Boston and Maine. Mr. White graduated from Hermon High School in Hermon, Maine, in 1987. He attended the University of Massachusetts Boston but did not finish; however, while there he did launch a boxing program for inner-city youth. White has a background as an aerobics instructor. In 1992, White established Dana White Enterprises in Las Vegas. He conducted aerobics classes at three gyms in the Las Vegas area and began managing MMA fighters Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell. While working as a manager, White learned that Semaphore Entertainment Group, the parent company of the UFC, was looking for a buyer for the UFC. White contacted childhood friend Lorenzo Fertitta, an executive at Station Casinos, and a former commissioner of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

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Dana White -- I SUPPORT RAMPAGE ... When It Comes to Threatening Ass-Grabbers

Dana White
I SUPPORT RAMPAGE When It Comes to Threatening Ass-Grabbers

They might not always get along, but UFC prez Dana White says he's GLAD Rampage Jackson punked an alleged ass-grabber last night ... and the dude's lucky Rampage didn't destroy him. We broke the… READ MORE >

Rampage Jackson Signs Rival MMA Deal After UFC -- It's a 'Dream Come True'

Rampage Jackson
Rival MMA Deal After UFC It's a 'Dream Come True'

Former UFC fighter Rampage Jackson is BACK -- officially signing a brand new deal with TNA wrestling and rival MMA company Bellator ... and he tells TMZ, the new contract blows his UFC deal out of… READ MORE >

- 451 days ago
Dana White -- UFC Fighters Are NOT Violent People ... Outside the Ring

Dana White
UFC Fighters Are NOT Violent People ... Outside the Ring

Vantris Patterson is dead wrong ... the UFC does NOT transform athletes like Phil Davis into violent people outside of the octagon ... this according to UFC honcho Dana White.White just called in… READ MORE >

- 490 days ago
Rampage Jackson -- The UFC Treated Me Like Crap

Rampage Jackson
The UFC Treated Me LIKE CRAP

Rampage Jackson is picking a fight with the UFC ... claiming he'll NEVER fight for Dana White ever again because he feels the organization has treated him like a chump. But Dana says Rampage… READ MORE >

- 577 days ago
One-Armed MMA Fighter -- Why Can't I Fight in the UFC? I'm Stumped!

One-Armed MMA Fighter
Why Can't I Fight in UFC? I'm Stumped!

MMA fighter Nick Newell might only have one arm ... but he's definitely got plenty of balls ... telling TMZ he's more than capable of fighting in the Octagon -- even if UFC prez Dana White isn't… READ MORE >

- 609 days ago
Ronda Rousey -- Becomes 1st Female Fighter to Join UFC

Ronda Rousey
Becomes 1st Female Fighter to Join UFC

Ronda Rousey just made MMA history ... becoming the very first female fighter to join the UFC ... TMZ has learned. Rousey -- a former U.S. Olympian -- has officially joined Dana White's MMA… READ MORE >

- 659 days ago
UFC Prez Dana White -- We Should Be in the Olympics!

UFC Prez Dana White
We Should Be in the Olympics!

UFC president Dana White doesn't think a guy with a prosthetic limb can compete in UFC -- a la Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius -- but he does think it's time for his sport to become an Olympic… READ MORE >

- 754 days ago
Dana White -- Former MMA Fighter Threatens to Kill UFC President

Dana White
Ex-MMA Fighter Threatens To KILL UFC Prez

UFC Prez Dana White is on the receiving end of some terrifying death threats from an ex-MMA fighter who says he plans to "shoot [Dana] right in the head" -- and now cops are on the case.It's… READ MORE >

- 833 days ago
UFC Honcho Dana White Trashes MMA Legend

UFC Honcho Dana White
Trashes MMA Legend

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko ... SUCKS ... and he SUCKS HARD ... this according to UFC president Dana White. White and Fedor have been at each other's throats for months ... a feud which… READ MORE >

- 968 days ago
UFC Prez: Weston Will NEVER Fight in the Octagon!

UFC Prez: Weston Will NEVER Fight in the Octagon!

UFC head honcho Dana White just issued a lifetime BAN on Nicolas Cage's son -- telling TMZ, "I would never allow Weston Cage to set foot in a UFC ring after two domestic violence arrests."Weston… READ MORE >

- 1136 days ago

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