Dana White Quotes

A quotes list created by Lee Sonogan

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UFC President and businessman of the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world has a net worth of $500 million as of August 2019. Leading the fight industry for the last decade, honouring his 7 year-long contract renewal, the man has the smarts of his successful experience. I don’t mind him popping up at press conferences and releases.

  • “Actually, the father of mixed martial arts, if you will, was Bruce Lee. If you look at the way Bruce Lee trained, the way he fought, and many of the things he wrote, he said the perfect style was no style. You take a little something from everything. You take the good things from every different discipline, use what works, and you throw the rest away.” – Dana White
  • Nothing comes easy. Success doesn’t just drop on your lap. You have to go out and fight for it every day.” Dana White
  • “Anything can be changed. Anything can be fixed. Things that are broken can be fixed. And you don’t have to be some billionaire or millionaire to do it. You just have to be a person with a vision and the passion to do it, and be willing to fight for it every day.” Dana White
  • “The reality is this: Fighting isn’t a team sport; it’s an individual’s sport.” Dana White
  • “Let me tell you what, reality is better than any script you could ever write.” Dana White
  • “We put on fights between the best fighters; we don’t put on freak shows.” Dana White
  • “I’d rather have too many good guys than not enough. It’s a nice problem. They sort themselves out because when guys fight each other, they determine who deserves the title shot, not me.” Dana White
  • “I boxed in the amateurs before getting into submission fighting and got hooked. Actually, I owned three boxing gyms in Vegas. I trained and managed fighters and had a sports management company. One day I met Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell, who I started representing, and I got into this huge contract negotiation with Bob Meyerwitz, the former owner of Tito Ortiz’s contract. Through that, Bob and I developed a mutual respect for one another.” – Dana White
  • “When you have a concept and a sport like this, you have to have a vision.” Dana White’
  • “A lot of times, kids go to college and take a major because they do what they think they’re supposed to do. I told them I believe 90 percent of America gets up in the morning and drives to a job they hate. That could have happened to me in the hotel industry.” Dana White
  • “UFC 151 will be remembered as the event Jon Jones and Greg Jackson murdered”. Dana White
  • “Boxing is very one dimensional. You can hit to the head, you can hit to the body. As soon as two guys get into a clinch, you’re separated.” Dana White
  •  “If you get into something that you’re passionate about, and if you really believe in it, you gotta get up every day and fight.” Dana White
  • Don’t be that guy that’s laying in the hospital bed going, ‘I wonder what would have happened if I tried it?’ The worst thing that could happen is that it doesn’t work. Dana White
  •  “We’re going to continue to go into markets that we’ve never been in, continue to grow the sport, continue to cultivate talent and the whole landscape of television is changing and I feel like we’re ahead of the curve on that, too.” Dana White
  • “The absolute worst part of my job is having to cut people. I have to cut people after every show, that’s just how it goes. But I don’t judge you on wins and losses. What I do care about is a great fight.” Dana White
  • “We’re not for everyone, and we don’t try to be. If you don’t like fighting sports, great, this is America, that’s your right. All we ask is that people understand what we are.” Dana White
  • I don’t care what colour you are, I don’t care what country you’re from; we’re all human beings and fighting’s in our DNA. We get it, and we like it.Dana White

In the video below I just watched he seems like a cool guy. Similar to how I enjoy the wrestling behind the curtain stuff, Dana White makes we want to look more into the booking industry.



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