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UFC President Dana White’s “UFC Tonight” Appearance

Dana White

UFC president Dana White appeared on Wednesday night’s edition of “UFC Tonight” to discuss the recent Robbie Lawler-Carlos Condit fight, Holly Holm’s first title defense and other subjects.

You can hear the interview in the video below, along with snippets from what White said:

White on if Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit will fight a rematch:

“I don’t know. They were just in a five-round war. I’m not talking to them about fighting right now. It was a very close fight. It all depends on how you score that third round.”

White on if he’s talked to Carlos Condit about retiring:

“No, I haven’t. I leave guys alone for a while and let them spend time with family and heal up before I ever call about fighting.”

White on possible changes in judging after questionable calls at UFC 195:

“That night there were a lot of controversial decisions. But for the most part, with the new commission and the way things have been going, it’s better than it’s ever been. It’ll never be perfect.”

White on what Ryan Bader and Anthony Johnson are fighting for:

“Bader has been on a run. Bader’s wanted a shot at [Cormier]. If he can get through the monster of Johnson, he’ll deserve his shot.”

White on if Ronda Rousey fights again:

“You will see Ronda Rousey fight again. She’s dedicated the last three years to working hard, fighting, promoting, and taking the UFC to the next level. She’s taking some well-deserved time off. But you’ll see her fight again.”

White on if Conor McGregor will vacate his 145 belt to fight for the 155 title:

“Conor has said he’d like to win the 155 belt, fight four times a year, and defend both belts. If anybody can, he could. He’s done everything he’s said he would. I’m interested. Normally, I’d say if you move up in weight, you have to give up the belt. He wants to fight. He really likes money. If anyone can do it, it’s him.”

White on if Holly Holm will have a rematch with Ronda Rousey next:

“Holly Holm will fight before she fights Ronda again.”

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