Dana White Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Anne White, UFC, Conor Mcgregor

Dana White Biography

Dana White (Dana Frederick White Jr.) is an American businessman and the current President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which is the largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization in the world. UFC has grown into a globally popular multibillion-dollar enterprise under leadership the leadership of Dana White.

Dana White Age

White was born on July 28, 1969 in Manchester, Connecticut, U.S. He is 49 years od as of 2018.

Dana White Net Worth

White has an estimated net worth of $500 million.

Dana White Anne White | Wife

White is married to Anne White since 1996.

Dana White Conor Mcgregor

Speaking about his relationship with Conor Mcgregor White said, ‘there’s a mutual respect between us. McGregor being a fighter for UFC, White had a part in helping promote the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor mega-fight.
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Dana White Early life and Education

White is the son of June and Dana White. White Jr. and his sister Kelly were raised by their mother and her family for the majority of their childhoods. White spent many of his early years residing in Ware, Massachusetts. He began boxing when he was 17 years old and graduated from Hermon High School in Maine in 1987.

Dana White Career

Ultimate Fighting Championship

White met Bob Meyerwitz, while working as a manager for Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell. Bob Meyerwitz who is the the owner of Semaphore Entertainment Group, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. White learned that Meyerwitz wanted to sell the UFC. White contacted childhood friend Lorenzo Fertitta, an executive at Station Casinos and a former commissioner of the Nevada State Athletic Commission and asked if he would be interested in acquiring the company. Lorenzo and his older brother Frank acquired the UFC in January 2001, which subsequently became a subsidiary of Zuffa, LLC. Dana White was installed as the company’s president.
Zuffa, LLC was sold in July 2016, to a consortium of investors led by WME-IMG for US$4.025 billion. At the time of the sale White owned 9% of the company. Dana White announced he would continue in his role as president. UFC announced in May 2017, that White would host Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Available exclusively through UFC Fight Pass, the promotion’s digital streaming service and licensed separately from the UFC brand, the show give the up coming fighters the chance to showcase their talents in hopes that one day they may compete in the UFC.

Dana White Boxing

White first entered the boxing scene by having a part in helping promote the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor mega-fight due to McGregor being a fighter for UFC. White told people at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card West boxing club in October 2017, that he was “getting into boxing, 100 percent.” He says that he wants to incorporate boxing into the company portfolio of the UFC.

White’s Movies

  • The League, as The Goon, in episode: “Rafi and Dirty Randy” (2013)
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, as Dana White, in episode “Wolf Cola: A Public Relations Nightmare” (2017)

White’s Health issues

White revealed in May 2012, that he had been diagnosed with Ménière’s disease, a neurological disorder. He claims that the reason he had the disease, was brought on because of a large fight he was involved in during his youth. The UFC on Fuel TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier event was to be the first White had missed in 11 years with White staying home, adhering to medical advice. He is undergoing Orthokine treatment for Ménière’s disease, which he says has greatly reduced his symptoms.

Dana White Accomplishments

Nevada Sportsman of the Year (2009)

Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards

  • Promoter of the Year (2005–13; 2015–16)[22]

World MMA Awards

  • Leading Man of the Year 2017
  • Leading Man of the Year 2016
  • Leading Man of the Year 2015
  • Leading Man of the Year 2014
  • Leading Man of the Year 2013
  • Leading Man of the Year 2012
  • Leading Man of the Year 2011
  • Leading Man of the Year 2010

Armed Forces Foundation

  • Patriot Award

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