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


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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  • InConTruth
    InConTruth6 orë 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 Keyson13 orë më parë

    Dana all face lol

  • Martin Traphagen
    Martin Traphagen15 orë më parë

    That pink liquid in Dana's Voss water is progressively altering his skin tone

  • Moss X186
    Moss X18617 orë më parë

    Dana Combatant an Chief 🇺🇸 dont you 4getit🇺🇸

  • mike maez
    mike maez19 orë më parë

    Conner can lose he already has submission. Khabib clocked him. Ankhabib using a boxer go Dustin upset. Ya they happen

  • Teeyoubeezy
    Teeyoubeezy20 orë më parë

    *Helwani > Okamato*

  • Daniel Willis
    Daniel Willis22 orë më parë

    Dana in full promotion mode.

  • Nana Mensah
    Nana MensahDitë 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
    TFBKID02Ditë më parë

    Dana so rich he don't care that he wearing that fresh sweater made of recycled baseballs.

  • B H
    B HDitë 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 TDitë më parë

    13:02 re-re-remix-remixxxx-pyerrrrrr-pyerrrrr-py--pyerrr

  • Amit Patel
    Amit PatelDitë 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 itchDitë 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 ShiftDitë 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
    TheMAU5SoundsLikThisDitë më parë

    Brett loves getting pegged by Dana on camera

  • That Girl
    That GirlDitë më parë

    Connor is average

  • mark Parkinson
    mark ParkinsonDitë më parë

    Dana pink

  • Blue Banana
    Blue BananaDitë më parë

    12:00 question about McGregor vs Pacquiao

  • Alex G
    Alex GDitë më parë

    dana white needs to be in podcasts not in interviews

  • Artem Khasanov
    Artem KhasanovDitë më parë

    "So why's your face red? Man you wasted!"

  • Code Code
    Code CodeDitë më parë

    Is Dana dipping? Whats with the weird lisp?

  • Patrick Rutherford
    Patrick RutherfordDitë më parë

    Does Dana have a dip in ? Something weird about his mouth

  • michael burns
    michael burnsDitë më parë

    His redness tells it self.

  • Afshan Tase
    Afshan TaseDitë më parë

    If Conor defeats Dustin, Khabib vs Conor will be huge

  • michael burns
    michael burnsDitë më parë

    I love Dana's honestly besides his honesty hmm reminds me of someone🤔

  • GlowingBlueLight
    GlowingBlueLightDitë më parë

    Dana Red

  • Devo's Advocate
    Devo's AdvocateDitë më parë

    The best to ever do it

  • Scott Wilson
    Scott WilsonDitë më parë

    Dana’s transformation into a tomato is almost complete

  • Will Chill
    Will ChillDitë më parë

    can't wait to see this fight

  • Ajdin Mekic
    Ajdin MekicDitë më parë

    Why wouldn't you ask him about GSP v Khabib ?

  • james2774
    james2774Ditë më parë

    I would be pissed off if Conor’s next fight will be January, 2022.

  • Steve M.
    Steve M.Ditë më parë

    no question about the layoffs???!!!

  • Melo Ali
    Melo Ali2 ditë më parë

    That Brazilian guy that broke Tony's arm would be a scary match up for Conor or Dustin.

  • Dart Droop
    Dart Droop2 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 Lim2 ditë më parë

    2021: Dear ESPN, please fire Brett. Thanks!

  • Iamthetruewalrus
    Iamthetruewalrus2 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 deck2 ditë më parë

    Dana is close to just making a belt for conor lmao

  • M20 Fly
    M20 Fly2 ditë më parë

    Dana White My Bollocks

  • t4 fast
    t4 fast2 ditë më parë

    200 million for Khabib. Then Khabib has a problem :)

  • hypocritical cynic
    hypocritical cynic2 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 Williams2 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 😴😴😴

    IIKHALAII2 ditë më parë

    didn't he assault a woman

  • ldl1949
    ldl19492 ditë më parë

    Dana looks like he has a lot of health issues

  • Andrew Brooks
    Andrew Brooks2 ditë më parë

    Everytime he says that Conor ... He looks scared lolll

  • Sam Allen
    Sam Allen2 ditë më parë

    Dana overlooking Poirier is so disrespectful

  • A O
    A O2 ditë më parë

    Dana “that division is stacked with studs” white

  • Superman offer
    Superman offer2 ditë më parë

    Hey ! Mere Xpression get the app

  • A O
    A O2 ditë më parë

    Dana “i was built for 2020” white

  • AS
    AS2 ditë më parë

    This is not dana white, this is dana pink.

  • TheNatural1981
    TheNatural19812 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 Mobb2 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 ONeill2 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 Janagal2 ditë më parë

    Dana dude that's too much Viagra use.

  • Ciaran Walsh
    Ciaran Walsh2 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
    Alex2 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 Pentith2 ditë më parë

    Dana RED

  • TheBluePanda
    TheBluePanda2 ditë më parë

    I hope Connor never wins another fight. Done with that smug clown.

  • Phillip Fry
    Phillip Fry2 ditë më parë

    brett okamoto shares too much of his opinion. noboy cares what he thinks....

  • 1KrazyKent
    1KrazyKent2 ditë më parë

    Forget Poirier, I wanna see *McGregor vs Old Man In Pub 2* ...cmon Dana, hook it up

  • RH


    2 ditë më parë


  • raiden233
    raiden2332 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_Dan2 ditë më parë


  • Alan Joseph
    Alan Joseph2 ditë më parë

    I don't see khabib accepting that Fight.

  • Limited Infinity
    Limited Infinity2 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 Gross2 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 Hunter2 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 Abegnale2 ditë më parë

    Now, why I have a feeling that Poirier is not gonna make it 🤔 and there will be a replacement..

  • Armaan Kahlon
    Armaan Kahlon2 ditë më parë

    Interviewer: Happy 2021 Dana: Happy 2020

  • T-Virus Terrance
    T-Virus Terrance2 ditë më parë

    Hello, Humans. "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."-Buddha TERRANCE OUT

    ICE MAN2 ditë më parë

    Don’t worry people Don Frye and Dan Severn start recording there own podcast February 6 in Tucson Arizona. “Dan and Dons Toxic Masculinity Podcast.”

  • Freddy Alvarado
    Freddy Alvarado2 ditë më parë

    SUBS in spanish plss

  • Ramon Gross
    Ramon Gross2 ditë më parë

    brett okamoto is the goat of interviews. such a class act

  • Los Phoenix
    Los Phoenix2 ditë më parë

    Is Dana on Crack? The way his ‘s’ sound ?

  • Nick Van Tinteren
    Nick Van Tinteren2 ditë më parë

    Dana's upped the juice!

    ELFANTASMA242 ditë më parë

    💯They talk about Dana could of retired years ago and go chill on a huge boat and Dana says UFC is the biggest sport in sports and 2020 was a great year but why are UFC fighters always asking for better pay💰 and if they ask Dana for better pay Dana tells them “ I always tell fighters you don’t have to fight if you don’t want” lol. Dana how about 2021 we start of bye paying fighters better they train hard and take kicks knees punches chokes and they only take over 100 grand a fight if that if they loose they take half a pay lol wow. Some get paid like 30,000 a fight lol wow while Dana could of retired years ago he’s the only promoter in the UFC so he’s making all the cash. That’s crazy

  • Pinky F
    Pinky F2 ditë më parë

    Deceased father wants - 30-0 Alive and well mother says - forget your father’s wishes - 29-0 enough! Seems a little selfish to me?🤷‍♂️ maybe the only person on the 🌏 that wants him to retire?

  • Be Real

    Be Real

    2 ditë më parë

    A mother’s word comes first, at least imo

  • William
    William2 ditë më parë

    I think it’s done wonders for my business” BS.... Bahahaha

  • Josh Hoy
    Josh Hoy2 ditë më parë

    Who do you think has more money, Conor or Dana?

  • H M
    H M2 ditë më parë

    No one cares about conor

  • BlueBar 55
    BlueBar 552 ditë më parë

    Who else thought Brett was going to give Dana a Rim. JOB?

  • Jeff Brown
    Jeff Brown2 ditë më parë

    The day that ether of those guys fights every weekend...

  • TacticalTit
    TacticalTit2 ditë më parë

    Thats a 9/10 on the Dana Red Scala.

  • D Draper Jr
    D Draper Jr2 ditë më parë

    Dana got a fake ear or am I tripping?

  • Down Bad
    Down Bad2 ditë më parë

    I’m down bad 😔

  • Andrew Kline
    Andrew Kline2 ditë më parë

    Where tf is mac's interview

  • Dwight Mcqueen
    Dwight Mcqueen2 ditë më parë

    Give me 2,000,000.00 and I will fight anyone

  • Zedz Dead
    Zedz Dead2 ditë më parë

    Dana and the people running fight island at abu Dhabi open venues in each state they fight in creating an area for the fighters to quarantine like in abu Dhabi but in each state they hold fights. No better partners to do it with.

  • Zedz Dead

    Zedz Dead

    2 ditë më parë

    Vegas be the first.

  • Jay
    Jay2 ditë më parë

    Dana be looking like a dollar store version of Uncle Fester ahhaha...

  • Anthony Campos
    Anthony Campos2 ditë më parë

    Hey look, its Charlie Runkle

  • Jovany Palos
    Jovany Palos2 ditë më parë

    Dana for the love of god make the rematch between Conor and Khabib!!! Plzzzz

  • Jack Martin
    Jack Martin2 ditë më parë

    Genuinely love listening to Dana he’s a legend

  • CoolGuy
    CoolGuy2 ditë më parë

    Conor will beat Dustin and then beat Khabib in a rematch. Ik I sound delusional to sum of you but there was a lot of factors that played into his Khabib loss that no one talks about

  • Jamie McKendry
    Jamie McKendry2 ditë më parë

    Nobody could ever run the UFC like Dana White... I hope that lawsuit doesn't mess it up like boxing.... All I want is pay the fighters a little more money....

  • Dino 666
    Dino 6662 ditë më parë

    Who is this Howey Mandel?

  • JP Savagery
    JP Savagery2 ditë më parë

    What's in Wigglytuff's mouth???

  • Wally Smart
    Wally Smart2 ditë më parë


  • Mark
    Mark2 ditë më parë

    great interviewing brett!

  • newie
    newie2 ditë më parë

    this sport should never have grown and i dont think it will get much bigger from where it is now. from a big picture perspective, the brutality is disgusting, actually disgraceful. boxing is one thing but this should not be happening.

  • newie
    newie2 ditë më parë

    the only thing dana loves more than the UFC is grilled cheese.

  • J. C.
    J. C.2 ditë më parë

    "This Kid"..."This Kid"...Conor is a kid still ??

  • Dan Fallows
    Dan Fallows2 ditë më parë

    Conor represents eu welfare betas - weak AF (mentally) forever regardless

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