Dana White talks Conor McGregor’s return, previews the UFC in 2021 | ESPN MMA

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8 ditë më parë

UFC president Dana White sits down with ESPN MMA’s Brett Okamoto to discuss what’s ahead for the UFC in 2021, including (6:20) Conor McGregor’s fight vs. Dustin Poirier on Jan 23. White also previews his upcoming meeting with (14:32) Khabib Nurmagomedov on Fight Island, then gives his thoughts on (18:44) Jon Jones and other stars for the upcoming 12 months.
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thoms jordan
thoms jordan 5 orë më parë
haha
Cory Cybulski
Cory Cybulski 6 orë më parë
Excited for this year. Was always a casual fan but last year with everythk g shutting down I started paying more attention and getting to see different fighters. Pure competition
Kiran Felix
Kiran Felix 19 orë më parë
Mojahed wants to know your location
CxProductions
CxProductions Ditë më parë
Dana is the best. Tells it how it is.
JG23
JG23 Ditë më parë
Dana’s wallet starts growing when he puts Conor on a card lol
niduoe stre
niduoe stre Ditë më parë
wow! super nice?
G. Quick
G. Quick 2 ditë më parë
Dana is the man. Always good to the fans and answers all questions to the best ability without scaring the share holders. HYPE 2021-2022 Dude is a genius businessman
Modesto ravelo
Modesto ravelo 2 ditë më parë
Sureeee lol not what u do lol
timtrfny timtrfny
timtrfny timtrfny 2 ditë më parë
24:30 Who is Zhabit MagomedshaPiRov?
Karl Danger
Karl Danger 2 ditë më parë
After talking about the ceronne fight “this is a real fight.” Hahaha
HardlineSoul
HardlineSoul 2 ditë më parë
Great to see you had Irwin Rivera's back.....:/
Blakkheim
Blakkheim 2 ditë më parë
Brett Okamoto asks really good questions.
Jon P
Jon P 2 ditë më parë
How can I fight in the ufc? Last time I was in the ring I got choked out and woke up covered in feces and was foaming up pre workout outta my mouth. I guess when I blacked out my bowels went limp and it was like the Hoover dam flowing mud. I did a punch test and they said my overhand right is the same energy as a full grown elk bucking his horns into an oak tree during mating season.
attracted to the metal like magneto
attracted to the metal like magneto 2 ditë më parë
Brett wants that daddy Dana D
Shawn Wing
Shawn Wing 2 ditë më parë
Bet you if the ufc does become the most valuable franchise in sports like Dana said they will still pay their fighters the least too
Rajat Kumar
Rajat Kumar 2 ditë më parë
Dana Red showed up
Rishifades
Rishifades 2 ditë më parë
khabib looking at this fight like i smoked both of them LMAO
Brandon White
Brandon White 2 ditë më parë
Man it is hilarious how much Dana is hoping Conor beats Dustin. He is trying to speak it into existence.
Brandon White
Brandon White 2 ditë më parë
I think Dana might be lying about the Manny fight. Conor seems to hope/think it is going to happen.
mitch goldstein
mitch goldstein 2 ditë më parë
I’m a big fan but I don’t see any depth in the talent pool
Ed Ball
Ed Ball 2 ditë më parë
conor v khabib with no fans
Shawn Peterir
Shawn Peterir 2 ditë më parë
Up the Irish ☘️ 🇮🇪
Kaulana Keolanui
Kaulana Keolanui 2 ditë më parë
Charles olivera punching the air RN..😭
AUG A3
AUG A3 2 ditë më parë
7:31 - 7:37 new lines for Mojahed's animations lol
David Ramsey
David Ramsey 2 ditë më parë
Dana White is so predictable. Before you ask him a question, ask yourself which of these options will make Dana more money personally 🤣
michael murillo
michael murillo 2 ditë më parë
Dana blushes when conor is mentioned. So, sweet it is like someone mentioning your crush.
slimcoty
slimcoty 2 ditë më parë
Yo dana is a thumb thumb fr!
17seventySIX
17seventySIX 2 ditë më parë
Dana said he would have an answer for us "that day". .. well, "that day" is Today.. we haven't heard anything yet.. still waiting Dana..
Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom 2 ditë më parë
Omg!! U look amazing!!!?
Samir Khan
Samir Khan 3 ditë më parë
DANA RED
Jeff Scott
Jeff Scott 3 ditë më parë
Its funny how he always talks like the UFC is real competition when he knows its RIGGED !!!
Scott D
Scott D 3 ditë më parë
"Me and everybody are always in a good place here"...such a liar and revisionist! What about the lawsuits? What about the insults between Dana and many fighters...over and over? Even though they are not my favorite, you don't see the same garbage and shady business tactics from Bellator MMA or most other MMA organizations. The only company as bad as the UFC as far as how they treat employees is BKFC. It's too bad these men think there is nothing more important than money...this is a sickness.
Scott D
Scott D 2 ditë më parë
@Ptao Tom Dang, Jenny...you are pretty hot...or whoever your thumbnail pic is, they are pretty hot, lol. Probably why you used the pic. Isn't the internet grand??
Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom 2 ditë më parë
Very nice video...Great :)?
Wakky
Wakky 3 ditë më parë
Amount of times conars retires I would have a million $$$
slimcoty
slimcoty 3 ditë më parë
Donna white needs to get with the program! We all know what's going on. Ol'knee capp head🥴
InConTruth
InConTruth 3 ditë më parë
Fix the fight pass app. It’s sucks. It isn’t user friendly. It’s almost as bad as direct TVs app.
David Keyson
David Keyson 3 ditë më parë
Dana all face lol
Martin Traphagen
Martin Traphagen 3 ditë më parë
That pink liquid in Dana's Voss water is progressively altering his skin tone
Moss X186
Moss X186 3 ditë më parë
Dana Combatant an Chief 🇺🇸 dont you 4getit🇺🇸
mike maez
mike maez 3 ditë më parë
Conner can lose he already has submission. Khabib clocked him. Ankhabib using a boxer go Dustin upset. Ya they happen
Teeyoubeezy
Teeyoubeezy 3 ditë më parë
*Helwani > Okamato*
Daniel Willis
Daniel Willis 4 ditë më parë
Dana in full promotion mode.
Nana Mensah
Nana Mensah 4 ditë më parë
Wow. 29 mins of Connor questions asked 50 different ways with a few others sprinkled in. We only got other fights this weekend🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
TFBKID02
TFBKID02 4 ditë më parë
Dana so rich he don't care that he wearing that fresh sweater made of recycled baseballs.
B H
B H 4 ditë më parë
There is absolutely ZERO reason for Khabib to fight Conor after he destroyed him the first time. Literally dominated him the entire fight and made him tap. I’d like to see him go up to welter weight and compete for that title
Jarred T
Jarred T 4 ditë më parë
13:02 re-re-remix-remixxxx-pyerrrrrr-pyerrrrr-py--pyerrr
Amit Patel
Amit Patel 4 ditë më parë
If Mcgregor can make more money fighting Pacquiao he should absolutely do it without question. Dana thinking Conor should stick with UFC is not surprising, he cares about his bottle line not the fighters.
My balls, they itch
My balls, they itch 4 ditë më parë
Can’t wait for my boy Dustin to wipe the floor with conors face and ruin all these casual plans.
Galileo Shift
Galileo Shift 4 ditë më parë
dana's influence ? i see new fight gear, shin pads ,mouth pieces boxing & mma gloves in the general public department stores....thanks to dana's passion
TheMAU5SoundsLikThis
TheMAU5SoundsLikThis 4 ditë më parë
Brett loves getting pegged by Dana on camera
That Girl
That Girl 4 ditë më parë
Connor is average
mark Parkinson
mark Parkinson 4 ditë më parë
Dana pink
Blue Banana
Blue Banana 4 ditë më parë
12:00 question about McGregor vs Pacquiao
Alex G
Alex G 4 ditë më parë
dana white needs to be in podcasts not in interviews
Artem Khasanov
Artem Khasanov 4 ditë më parë
"So why's your face red? Man you wasted!"
Code Code
Code Code 4 ditë më parë
Is Dana dipping? Whats with the weird lisp?
Patrick Rutherford
Patrick Rutherford 4 ditë më parë
Does Dana have a dip in ? Something weird about his mouth
michael burns
michael burns 4 ditë më parë
His redness tells it self.
Afshan Tase
Afshan Tase 4 ditë më parë
If Conor defeats Dustin, Khabib vs Conor will be huge
michael burns
michael burns 4 ditë më parë
I love Dana's honestly besides his honesty hmm reminds me of someone🤔
Antonio_Stark
Antonio_Stark 4 ditë më parë
Dana Red
Devo's Advocate
Devo's Advocate 4 ditë më parë
The best to ever do it
Scott Wilson
Scott Wilson 5 ditë më parë
Dana’s transformation into a tomato is almost complete
Will Chill
Will Chill 5 ditë më parë
can't wait to see this fight
Ajdin Mekic
Ajdin Mekic 5 ditë më parë
Why wouldn't you ask him about GSP v Khabib ?
james2774
james2774 5 ditë më parë
I would be pissed off if Conor’s next fight will be January, 2022.
Steve M.
Steve M. 5 ditë më parë
no question about the layoffs???!!!
Melo Ali
Melo Ali 5 ditë më parë
That Brazilian guy that broke Tony's arm would be a scary match up for Conor or Dustin.
Dart Droop
Dart Droop 5 ditë më parë
"just look at what Connor did to cowboy" I've seen every fighter highlight putting a beating to cowboy
Daniel Lim
Daniel Lim 5 ditë më parë
2021: Dear ESPN, please fire Brett. Thanks!
Iamthetruewalrus
Iamthetruewalrus 5 ditë më parë
but dana it will never be the biggest sport in the world. you will never curry great favor among open society. its always gonna be cagefights. Beautiful cagefights.
Inspectah deck
Inspectah deck 5 ditë më parë
Dana is close to just making a belt for conor lmao
M20 Fly
M20 Fly 5 ditë më parë
Dana White My Bollocks
t4 fast
t4 fast 5 ditë më parë
200 million for Khabib. Then Khabib has a problem :)
hypocritical cynic
hypocritical cynic 5 ditë më parë
Dana? We called him, "phallus-head," in high school. (I do not know him and he was a confirmed tough guy in high school)
Mitchell Williams
Mitchell Williams 5 ditë më parë
Dana in it for the dollar signs like always. Kabib doesn't want to fight anymore, leave the guy alone. Just keep re forcing Connor down our throats again 😴😴😴
IIKHALAII
IIKHALAII 5 ditë më parë
didn't he assault a woman
ldl1949
ldl1949 5 ditë më parë
Dana looks like he has a lot of health issues
Andrew Brooks
Andrew Brooks 5 ditë më parë
Everytime he says that Conor ... He looks scared lolll
Sam Allen
Sam Allen 5 ditë më parë
Dana overlooking Poirier is so disrespectful
A O
A O 5 ditë më parë
Dana “that division is stacked with studs” white
Superman offer
Superman offer 5 ditë më parë
Hey ! Mere Xpression get the app
A O
A O 5 ditë më parë
Dana “i was built for 2020” white
AS
AS 5 ditë më parë
This is not dana white, this is dana pink.
TheNatural1981
TheNatural1981 5 ditë më parë
Why didn't you ask him about Khabib vs GSP, the biggest fight in the world, or about anything GSP related? Come on bro.
Squab Mobb
Squab Mobb 5 ditë më parë
If division is stacked with tough guys, why do Conor vs Khabib? Let the tough guys battle it out and stop fueling then Mcgregor hype train. Is he good yes, are there styles that can give him problems of course . He will never beat Khabib. Let Oliveira fight Gaethje or winner of Hooker and Chandler and set up vacant belt fight in summer. Look at Tony’s career lost because of all the Mcgregor politics and injuries. This guy takes too much time off and runs from every title defense. We need real champs that defend thrones. These title reigns with absent Champs ruin divisions. Look at HW, Francis should have fought for belt over a year ago but here we are.
Lee ONeill
Lee ONeill 5 ditë më parë
Have to give it to Dana man I don't think the UFC would have stayed aloat and survived them early days when they were in heavy debt makin no money. He stayed focused on wat he believed changed the rules and structure and when he had to be ruthless he was I don't think anyone could have done the job he's done the way he's done it. The man's a pure inspiration happy 20th anniversary man
Arshbir Janagal
Arshbir Janagal 5 ditë më parë
Dana dude that's too much Viagra use.
Ciaran Walsh
Ciaran Walsh 5 ditë më parë
Who wants to see a boring wrestler back??? The only reason habib is as popular and made so much money is because he has the support of the Muslim world
Alex
Alex 5 ditë më parë
Okay so let me get it straight. Motivated Conor beat cowboy Unmotivated Conor lost against khabib Unmotivated Conor lost against floyd Motivated Conor beat eddie Unmotivated Conor lost against nate. Okay. Got it.
Harri Pentith
Harri Pentith 5 ditë më parë
Dana RED
TheBluePanda
TheBluePanda 5 ditë më parë
I hope Connor never wins another fight. Done with that smug clown.
Phillip Fry
Phillip Fry 5 ditë më parë
brett okamoto shares too much of his opinion. noboy cares what he thinks....
1KrazyKent
1KrazyKent 5 ditë më parë
Forget Poirier, I wanna see *McGregor vs Old Man In Pub 2* ...cmon Dana, hook it up
RH
RH 5 ditë më parë
Funny
raiden233
raiden233 5 ditë më parë
I don't think Khabib will return as a fighter. It doesn't seem to me as if Khabib is really interested in earning more money.
Dapper_Dan
Dapper_Dan 5 ditë më parë
Dana White: STOP USING THE TERM 'THESE KIDS'. THESE MEN ARE NOT KIDS. IT SOUNDS STUPID AND IGNORANT.
Alan Joseph
Alan Joseph 5 ditë më parë
I don't see khabib accepting that Fight.
Limited Infinity
Limited Infinity 5 ditë më parë
Get it in your heads. Jon Jones can NEVER be the GOAT. Never. Tested positive more times than anyone else. Most stripped champion ever. Illegal strikes. Even when he wins it looks like he loses. Close fights - Pillow hands these days. Most of his career beat up Middleweights and calls out guys from lower weight classes. take your pick. and thats NOT mentioning anything outside the Octagon.
Ramon Gross
Ramon Gross 5 ditë më parë
that joana does not get the rematch after that close fight last time is just a shame
The Bitch Hunter
The Bitch Hunter 5 ditë më parë
Why should Poirier Vs Clownor fight for the title??? Thiss is what MMA Media guys and some fighters don't understand Dana is right. UFC will make big money\ for the title or not. He could make more more big money if Clownor wins and then fights for the title We all know Clownor never defends his belt
William Abegnale
William Abegnale 5 ditë më parë
Now, why I have a feeling that Poirier is not gonna make it 🤔 and there will be a replacement..
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