Search Results For "Lorenzo Fertitta"

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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Jones suspended, title stripped, DC vs. AJ for title at UFC 187
Jones suspended, title stripped, DC vs. AJ for title at UFC 187
Dana White: “Obviously, he’s very disappointed. He wanted to go down as one of the greatest ever, but it is what it is. The show must go on.”
04/28/2015
Lauzon inks new 8-fight deal with UFC
Lauzon inks new 8-fight deal with UFC
Joe Lauzon: “I told them I wasn’t trying to play hardball, I wasn’t trying to renegotiate, I only want to fight for the UFC. I’ve done really well in bonuses..."
04/26/2015
Why Brock Lesnar signed with the WWE not the UFC
Why Brock Lesnar signed with the WWE not the UFC
Brock Lesnar: "In the back of my mind, I'm thinking, 'Well, yeah, it is about the money, but I don't have to beat myself up for it.'"
03/24/2015
Fertitta vows 'epic' events if NY goes pro MMA
Fertitta vows 'epic' events if NY goes pro MMA
Lorenzo Fertitta: "We are prepared to launch the most intense and epic series of major events over the next three years that the Empire State has ever seen."
03/13/2015
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about MMA in NY
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about MMA in NY
Lorenzo Fertitta: We're cautiously optimistic. (New Assembly Speaker Heastie) has been a supporter in the past, but he's in a different role now."
03/04/2015
UFC challenges 'other combat sports companies' to join fight vs PEDs
UFC challenges 'other combat sports companies' to join fight vs PEDs
Lorenzo Fertitta: "There's certainly other combat sports companies in MMA. Companies that have the same resources if not more resources that we have."
02/19/2015
Fertitta/White outline new policy on drug testing
Fertitta/White outline new policy on drug testing
The UFC today announced a major new drug-testing policy, and the potential punishments handed down to those athletes who fail.
02/18/2015
White, Fertitta to hold press event to address PED use in MMA
White, Fertitta to hold press event to address PED use in MMA
It was revealed today that the UFC is planning a special press conference with Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta to discuss and address the issue of performance enhancing drugs.
02/12/2015
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about NY MMA
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about NY MMA
"We are cautiously optimistic that 2015 is the year that New York's huge UFC fan base will have the opportunity to see some incredible live events from Brooklyn to Buffalo."
02/12/2015
Would a 1 point deduction cure eye poke problem?
Would a 1 point deduction cure eye poke problem?
Joe Rogan spoke with Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta, who feel that a one point deduction per eye poke would stop the problem.
02/06/2015
Fertitta: Punk opponent will be 'competitive'
Fertitta: Punk opponent will be 'competitive'
Lorenzo Fertitta: It's going to be somebody who is a professional mixed martial artist - certainly somebody who MMA media will recognize and know."
01/27/2015
Lorenzo Fertitta in negotiations with Cris Cyborg
Lorenzo Fertitta in negotiations with Cris Cyborg
Lorenzo Fertitta has been negotiations with Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg Justino to sign her, with anb eye towards fighting Ronda Rousey at 135.
01/21/2015
Fertitta: Why can't Rousey be the biggest athlete in combat sports?
Fertitta: Why can't Rousey be the biggest athlete in combat sports?
Lorenzo Fertitta: "And she has been probably, she has been the most impressive athlete we ever worked with, here at the UFC."
01/16/2015
McGregor: Don't compare me to Ali
McGregor: Don't compare me to Ali
In an interview this morning, Lorenzo Ferttita called Conor McGregor the 'Irish Muhammed Ali', but for McGregor, although honored, doesn't like the comparison.
01/13/2015
Fertitta: McGregor like the Irish Muhammad Ali
Fertitta: McGregor like the Irish Muhammad Ali
Lorenzo Fertitta: “I hate even saying this, but with his gift of gab and his athletic ability and fighting ability, it’s almost like the Irish Muhammad Ali in a way."
01/13/2015
Dolce: Hypothetical guess White could get to MW, Fertitta maybe LW
Dolce: Hypothetical guess White could get to MW, Fertitta maybe LW
Jonathan Shrager asks esteemed sports nutritionist Mike Dolce regarding the likely fighting weights he could help Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta achieve.
10/20/2014
Fertitta: I have never seen Anderson Silva so motivated
Fertitta: I have never seen Anderson Silva so motivated
Lorenzo Fertitta: "What Anderson told me is that his goal isn't just to get back into the Octagon, and to get back in the UFC, that it's his goal to win the belt back."
10/14/2014
Fertitta on McGregor purse: It's business
Fertitta on McGregor purse: It's business
Lorenzo Fertitta: "At the end of the day, it's a business. Guy can literally drive numbers from an entire country... He moves the needle on Pay-Per-View."
10/02/2014
UFC to test all 500 fighters multiple times per year
UFC to test all 500 fighters multiple times per year
Lorenzo Fertitta: "Now the next step for us, and what we're working on, is a complete project where we will randomly test all 500 of our athletes multiple times per year."
10/01/2014
Fertitta: DUI won't affect Diaz-Silva fight
Fertitta: DUI won't affect Diaz-Silva fight
Lorenzo Fertitta: "I've never seen a situation where a commission didn't license someone to fight because of a DUI."
09/24/2014
UFC stars accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
UFC stars accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Of course a fan called out UFC President Dana White, who accepted and in turn called out Ronda Rousey, Shaq, and Lorenzo Fertitta. Hopefully more to come...
08/13/2014
Hardy: Fertitta is very keen on me getting cleared
Hardy: Fertitta is very keen on me getting cleared
Dan Hardy: "Lorenzo Fertitta is very keen on me getting cleared...I think there's good potential of me getting cleared towards the end of 2014, beginning of 2015."
07/18/2014
White: Nate Diaz not a needle mover
White: Nate Diaz not a needle mover
Dana White: "I love Nate Diaz. Nate Diaz is actually one of my favorite kids. I always got along with Nate, Nate was always great. Lowest rated FOX show ever."
07/18/2014
Fertitta: Rio possible for Aldo vs. Mendez or an interim title
Fertitta: Rio possible for Aldo vs. Mendez or an interim title
Lorenzo Fertitta: "We've got some other great contenders in Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson, that certainly could step up and vie for some type of an interim title."
07/09/2014
Rousey was considered as UFC 176 main event replacement
Rousey was considered as UFC 176 main event replacement
Lorenzo Fertitta revealed to Kevin Iole that the UFC considered using Ronda Rousey as the main event of UFC 176, and that Rousey broke her hand at UFC 175.
07/09/2014
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