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 Last update:  4/3/2007       Read more by Mark Vester         
   
Dana White Blasts Back at Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
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By Mark Vester

A bitter exchange of words have gone back and forth between boxing's pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and UFC president Dana White.

The war or words began last week when Mayweather, during a telephone conference with the media to promote his May 5 fight with Oscar De La Hoya in Las Vegas, tooks shots at Mixed Martial Arts, UFC, and one of the UFC's biggest stars, Chuck Liddell.

"UFC ain't s---," Mayweather said. "It ain't but a fad. Anyone can put a tattoo on their head and get in a street fight. These are guys who couldn't make it in boxing. So they do (MMA). Boxing is the best sport in the world and it's here to stay. We should put Liddell against a good heavyweight, under Mayweather Promotions.  If Chuck wins, then I'll give him a million dollars out of my own pocket."

CBS Sportsline writer Denny Burkholder noted that during a Monday conference call to promote UFC 69, White shot back at Mayweather by offering a million dollars if Mayweather could sell more than 10 tickets without a fighter like De La Hoya as the opponent.

"You know, Floyd Mayweather just came out and said some stupid s--- about Chuck Liddell," White said. (He said) he'd pay a million dollars if Chuck could hang with a heavyweight boxer. How about if he pays a million dollars to see if a heavyweight boxer can fight MMA with Chuck Liddell? Or, even better, I'll put up a million dollars of my own money if Floyd Mayweather can sell more than 10 tickets without Oscar De La Hoya."



 

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comment by medium-deek, on 04-15-2007
dana sounds like a girlie name.

comment by nfc90210, on 04-15-2007
Steve Bunce, a British boxing writer, wrote a piece on the UFC's coming UFC 70 in Manchester. Anway, I'll cut and paste the article. The important part, some comments by Dana White, is in bold [url]http://www.sundayherald.com/sport/nationalsport/display.var.1329756.0.live_wire.php[/url] ...

comment by Sweet Pea 50, on 04-07-2007
Your absoutley right RenRen. To me, it sounds like Dana is crying that he never got his boxing career off the ground. All I'm saying is that the new generation of MMA fighters are very balanced. Good to great strikers with years of subs and wrestling underneath their belts.

Mma
comment by renren40, on 04-07-2007
Boxing takes a lot of discipline. Wrestling takes a lot of discipline. Karate and other traditional martial arts requires a lot of discipline. When all of it is combined into the Octagon it appears that discipline is thrown out the window and a bloody match of trickery and psychological warfare t...

comment by Sweet Pea 50, on 04-07-2007
Personally, I would like to see Dana get his wig split by Mayweather in a fight. Shit would be hilarous. But I can't see why ANY boxer would look down on the top flight MMA fighters. Fedor would absouletly rape any of the heavyweights out there. Could you imagine a Rampage vs James Toney fight? S...

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