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Dana White is known as an American businessman. He is most famous for being the current President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Background and Age

Dana Frederick White Jr. was born on July 28, 1969 in Manchester, CT. He was born to guardians, June, and Dana White. For the majority of his adolescence, he and his sister Kelly were raised by their mom and her family. White joined the universe of combat sports at a youthful age of 17 when he completed high school from Hermon High School in Maine. From a novice fighter to entrepreneur, Dana White didn't have it smooth before getting one of the most compelling men on the planet. He lived in Boston where he worked as a bouncer, bellman, in addition to other things to bring in the income.

White dropped out of the University of Massachusetts following two years to attempt a boxing-related business. Eventually, he propelled a boxing program for downtown children and a boxaerobics business. He was doing very well in the 1990's until dangers from the Irish crowd apparently drove him out of the city to Las Vegas. White said he left all that he had when they were attempting to get cash from him.

Married, Wife and Kids

Dana White is married to his better half, Anne White since 1996 and the couple has three children. They have two sons named Dana and Aidan and a daughter named Savannah.

Career and Net Worth

In Vegas, Dana White started to function as a director for boxing champions like Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell. At the point when he discovered that Semaphore Entertainment Group, the parent organization of the UFC, plan to sell the Ultimate Fighting Championship, White reached his beloved companion, Lorenzo Fertitta and his sibling Frank Fertitta who were co-proprietors of Station Casinos.

The Fertittas purchased 81% ownership stake in the UFC in January 2001, for $2 million and appointed White as its leader. The siblings additionally made Zuffa, LLC, a sports promotion organization, so as to administer their MMA association, of which White is named as its leader and also, possesses a 9% portion of the organization.

Many MMA fans wanted to see Ronda Rousey face Gina Carano in the Octagon. It would have been a critical payday for the two legends. In November 2019, in an interview with MMA media, Carano clarified why she turned down the fight against Ronda Rousey. She met Lorenzo Fertitta, the UFC chief, and Dana White, the pioneer of the UFC. They were near a deal and Carano would have profited. White continued putting pressure on her through the media for Carano to sign yet Carano wanted to hold up until she was fit to compete. At one point, he sent her a furious instant message which forced her to end all dealings.

Date modified: Jun 21, 2020
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