Dana White talks Conor McGregor’s return, previews the UFC in 2021 | ESPN MMA

UFC president Dana White sits down with ESPN MMA’s Brett Okamoto to discuss what’s ahead for the UFC in 2021, including (6:20) Conor McGregor’s fight vs. Dustin Poirier on Jan 23. White also previews his upcoming meeting with (14:32) Khabib Nurmagomedov on Fight Island, then gives his thoughts on (18:44) Jon Jones and other stars for the upcoming 12 months.
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  • Dana is the man. Always good to the fans and answers all questions to the best ability without scaring the share holders. HYPE 2021-2022 Dude is a genius businessman

    G. QuickG. Quick18 саат мурун
  • Sureeee lol not what u do lol

    Modesto raveloModesto ravelo18 саат мурун
  • 24:30 Who is Zhabit MagomedshaPiRov?

    timtrfny timtrfnytimtrfny timtrfny18 саат мурун
  • After talking about the ceronne fight “this is a real fight.” Hahaha

    Karl DangerKarl Danger19 саат мурун
  • Great to see you had Irwin Rivera's back.....:/

    HardlineSoulHardlineSoul19 саат мурун
  • Brett Okamoto asks really good questions.

    BlakkheimBlakkheim19 саат мурун
  • How can I fight in the ufc? Last time I was in the ring I got choked out and woke up covered in feces and was foaming up pre workout outta my mouth. I guess when I blacked out my bowels went limp and it was like the Hoover dam flowing mud. I did a punch test and they said my overhand right is the same energy as a full grown elk bucking his horns into an oak tree during mating season.

    Jon PJon P20 саат мурун
  • Brett wants that daddy Dana D

    attracted to the metal like magnetoattracted to the metal like magneto23 саат мурун
  • Bet you if the ufc does become the most valuable franchise in sports like Dana said they will still pay their fighters the least too

    Shawn WingShawn WingКүн мурун
  • Dana Red showed up

    Rajat KumarRajat KumarКүн мурун
  • khabib looking at this fight like i smoked both of them LMAO

    RishifadesRishifadesКүн мурун
  • Man it is hilarious how much Dana is hoping Conor beats Dustin. He is trying to speak it into existence.

    Brandon WhiteBrandon WhiteКүн мурун
  • I think Dana might be lying about the Manny fight. Conor seems to hope/think it is going to happen.

    Brandon WhiteBrandon WhiteКүн мурун
  • I’m a big fan but I don’t see any depth in the talent pool

    mitch goldsteinmitch goldsteinКүн мурун
  • conor v khabib with no fans

    Ed BallEd BallКүн мурун
  • Up the Irish ☘️ 🇮🇪

    Shawn PeterirShawn PeterirКүн мурун
  • Charles olivera punching the air RN..😭

    Kaulana KeolanuiKaulana KeolanuiКүн мурун
  • 7:31 - 7:37 new lines for Mojahed's animations lol

    AUG A3AUG A3Күн мурун
  • Dana White is so predictable. Before you ask him a question, ask yourself which of these options will make Dana more money personally 🤣

    David RamseyDavid RamseyКүн мурун
  • Dana blushes when conor is mentioned. So, sweet it is like someone mentioning your crush.

    michael murillomichael murilloКүн мурун
  • Yo dana is a thumb thumb fr!

    slimcotyslimcotyКүн мурун
  • Dana said he would have an answer for us "that day". .. well, "that day" is Today.. we haven't heard anything yet.. still waiting Dana..

    17seventySIX17seventySIXКүн мурун
  • Omg!! U look amazing!!!?

    Ptao TomPtao TomКүн мурун
  • DANA RED

    Samir KhanSamir KhanКүн мурун
  • Its funny how he always talks like the UFC is real competition when he knows its RIGGED !!!

    Jeff ScottJeff ScottКүн мурун
  • "Me and everybody are always in a good place here"...such a liar and revisionist! What about the lawsuits? What about the insults between Dana and many fighters...over and over? Even though they are not my favorite, you don't see the same garbage and shady business tactics from Bellator MMA or most other MMA organizations. The only company as bad as the UFC as far as how they treat employees is BKFC. It's too bad these men think there is nothing more important than money...this is a sickness.

    Scott DScott DКүн мурун
    • @Ptao Tom Dang, Jenny...you are pretty hot...or whoever your thumbnail pic is, they are pretty hot, lol. Probably why you used the pic. Isn't the internet grand??

      Scott DScott DКүн мурун
    • Very nice video...Great :)?

      Ptao TomPtao TomКүн мурун
  • Amount of times conars retires I would have a million $$$

    WakkyWakkyКүн мурун
  • Donna white needs to get with the program! We all know what's going on. Ol'knee capp head🥴

    slimcotyslimcotyКүн мурун
  • Fix the fight pass app. It’s sucks. It isn’t user friendly. It’s almost as bad as direct TVs app.

    InConTruthInConTruth2 күн мурун
  • Dana all face lol

    David KeysonDavid Keyson2 күн мурун
  • That pink liquid in Dana's Voss water is progressively altering his skin tone

    Martin TraphagenMartin Traphagen2 күн мурун
  • Dana Combatant an Chief 🇺🇸 dont you 4getit🇺🇸

    Moss X186Moss X1862 күн мурун
  • Conner can lose he already has submission. Khabib clocked him. Ankhabib using a boxer go Dustin upset. Ya they happen

    mike maezmike maez2 күн мурун
  • *Helwani > Okamato*

    TeeyoubeezyTeeyoubeezy2 күн мурун
  • Dana in full promotion mode.

    Daniel WillisDaniel Willis2 күн мурун
  • Wow. 29 mins of Connor questions asked 50 different ways with a few others sprinkled in. We only got other fights this weekend🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Nana MensahNana Mensah2 күн мурун
  • Dana so rich he don't care that he wearing that fresh sweater made of recycled baseballs.

    TFBKID02TFBKID022 күн мурун
  • There is absolutely ZERO reason for Khabib to fight Conor after he destroyed him the first time. Literally dominated him the entire fight and made him tap. I’d like to see him go up to welter weight and compete for that title

    B HB H2 күн мурун
  • 13:02 re-re-remix-remixxxx-pyerrrrrr-pyerrrrr-py--pyerrr

    Jarred TJarred T2 күн мурун
  • If Mcgregor can make more money fighting Pacquiao he should absolutely do it without question. Dana thinking Conor should stick with UFC is not surprising, he cares about his bottle line not the fighters.

    Amit PatelAmit Patel2 күн мурун
  • Can’t wait for my boy Dustin to wipe the floor with conors face and ruin all these casual plans.

    My balls, they itchMy balls, they itch3 күн мурун
  • dana's influence ? i see new fight gear, shin pads ,mouth pieces boxing & mma gloves in the general public department stores....thanks to dana's passion

    Galileo ShiftGalileo Shift3 күн мурун
  • Brett loves getting pegged by Dana on camera

    TheMAU5SoundsLikThisTheMAU5SoundsLikThis3 күн мурун
  • Connor is average

    That GirlThat Girl3 күн мурун
  • Dana pink

    mark Parkinsonmark Parkinson3 күн мурун
  • 12:00 question about McGregor vs Pacquiao

    Blue BananaBlue Banana3 күн мурун
  • dana white needs to be in podcasts not in interviews

    Alex GAlex G3 күн мурун
  • "So why's your face red? Man you wasted!"

    Artem KhasanovArtem Khasanov3 күн мурун
  • Is Dana dipping? Whats with the weird lisp?

    Code CodeCode Code3 күн мурун
  • Does Dana have a dip in ? Something weird about his mouth

    Patrick RutherfordPatrick Rutherford3 күн мурун
  • His redness tells it self.

    michael burnsmichael burns3 күн мурун
  • If Conor defeats Dustin, Khabib vs Conor will be huge

    Afshan TaseAfshan Tase3 күн мурун
  • I love Dana's honestly besides his honesty hmm reminds me of someone🤔

    michael burnsmichael burns3 күн мурун
  • Dana Red

    GlowingBlueLightGlowingBlueLight3 күн мурун
  • The best to ever do it

    Devo's AdvocateDevo's Advocate3 күн мурун
  • Dana’s transformation into a tomato is almost complete

    Scott WilsonScott Wilson3 күн мурун
  • can't wait to see this fight

    Will ChillWill Chill3 күн мурун
  • Why wouldn't you ask him about GSP v Khabib ?

    Ajdin MekicAjdin Mekic3 күн мурун
  • I would be pissed off if Conor’s next fight will be January, 2022.

    james2774james27743 күн мурун
  • no question about the layoffs???!!!

    Steve M.Steve M.3 күн мурун
  • That Brazilian guy that broke Tony's arm would be a scary match up for Conor or Dustin.

    Melo AliMelo Ali3 күн мурун
  • "just look at what Connor did to cowboy" I've seen every fighter highlight putting a beating to cowboy

    Dart DroopDart Droop3 күн мурун
  • 2021: Dear ESPN, please fire Brett. Thanks!

    Daniel LimDaniel Lim3 күн мурун
  • but dana it will never be the biggest sport in the world. you will never curry great favor among open society. its always gonna be cagefights. Beautiful cagefights.

    IamthetruewalrusIamthetruewalrus3 күн мурун
  • Dana is close to just making a belt for conor lmao

    Inspectah deckInspectah deck3 күн мурун
  • Dana White My Bollocks

    M20 FlyM20 Fly3 күн мурун
  • 200 million for Khabib. Then Khabib has a problem :)

    t4 fastt4 fast3 күн мурун
  • Dana? We called him, "phallus-head," in high school. (I do not know him and he was a confirmed tough guy in high school)

    hypocritical cynichypocritical cynic4 күн мурун
  • Dana in it for the dollar signs like always. Kabib doesn't want to fight anymore, leave the guy alone. Just keep re forcing Connor down our throats again 😴😴😴

    Mitchell WilliamsMitchell Williams4 күн мурун
  • didn't he assault a woman

    IIKHALAIIIIKHALAII4 күн мурун
  • Dana looks like he has a lot of health issues

    ldl1949ldl19494 күн мурун
  • Everytime he says that Conor ... He looks scared lolll

    Andrew BrooksAndrew Brooks4 күн мурун
  • Dana overlooking Poirier is so disrespectful

    Sam AllenSam Allen4 күн мурун
  • Dana “that division is stacked with studs” white

    A OA O4 күн мурун
  • Hey ! Mere Xpression get the app

    Superman offerSuperman offer4 күн мурун
  • Dana “i was built for 2020” white

    A OA O4 күн мурун
  • This is not dana white, this is dana pink.

    ASAS4 күн мурун
  • Why didn't you ask him about Khabib vs GSP, the biggest fight in the world, or about anything GSP related? Come on bro.

    TheNatural1981TheNatural19814 күн мурун
  • If division is stacked with tough guys, why do Conor vs Khabib? Let the tough guys battle it out and stop fueling then Mcgregor hype train. Is he good yes, are there styles that can give him problems of course . He will never beat Khabib. Let Oliveira fight Gaethje or winner of Hooker and Chandler and set up vacant belt fight in summer. Look at Tony’s career lost because of all the Mcgregor politics and injuries. This guy takes too much time off and runs from every title defense. We need real champs that defend thrones. These title reigns with absent Champs ruin divisions. Look at HW, Francis should have fought for belt over a year ago but here we are.

    Squab MobbSquab Mobb4 күн мурун
  • Have to give it to Dana man I don't think the UFC would have stayed aloat and survived them early days when they were in heavy debt makin no money. He stayed focused on wat he believed changed the rules and structure and when he had to be ruthless he was I don't think anyone could have done the job he's done the way he's done it. The man's a pure inspiration happy 20th anniversary man

    Lee ONeillLee ONeill4 күн мурун
  • Dana dude that's too much Viagra use.

    Arshbir JanagalArshbir Janagal4 күн мурун
  • Who wants to see a boring wrestler back??? The only reason habib is as popular and made so much money is because he has the support of the Muslim world

    Ciaran WalshCiaran Walsh4 күн мурун
  • Okay so let me get it straight. Motivated Conor beat cowboy Unmotivated Conor lost against khabib Unmotivated Conor lost against floyd Motivated Conor beat eddie Unmotivated Conor lost against nate. Okay. Got it.

    AlexAlex4 күн мурун
  • Dana RED

    Harri PentithHarri Pentith4 күн мурун
  • I hope Connor never wins another fight. Done with that smug clown.

    TheBluePandaTheBluePanda4 күн мурун
  • brett okamoto shares too much of his opinion. noboy cares what he thinks....

    Phillip FryPhillip Fry4 күн мурун
  • Forget Poirier, I wanna see *McGregor vs Old Man In Pub 2* ...cmon Dana, hook it up

    1KrazyKent1KrazyKent4 күн мурун
    • Funny

      RHRH3 күн мурун
  • I don't think Khabib will return as a fighter. It doesn't seem to me as if Khabib is really interested in earning more money.

    raiden233raiden2334 күн мурун
  • Dana White: STOP USING THE TERM 'THESE KIDS'. THESE MEN ARE NOT KIDS. IT SOUNDS STUPID AND IGNORANT.

    Dapper_DanDapper_Dan4 күн мурун
  • I don't see khabib accepting that Fight.

    Alan JosephAlan Joseph4 күн мурун
  • Get it in your heads. Jon Jones can NEVER be the GOAT. Never. Tested positive more times than anyone else. Most stripped champion ever. Illegal strikes. Even when he wins it looks like he loses. Close fights - Pillow hands these days. Most of his career beat up Middleweights and calls out guys from lower weight classes. take your pick. and thats NOT mentioning anything outside the Octagon.

    Limited InfinityLimited Infinity4 күн мурун
  • that joana does not get the rematch after that close fight last time is just a shame

    Ramon GrossRamon Gross4 күн мурун
  • Why should Poirier Vs Clownor fight for the title??? Thiss is what MMA Media guys and some fighters don't understand Dana is right. UFC will make big money\ for the title or not. He could make more more big money if Clownor wins and then fights for the title We all know Clownor never defends his belt

    The Bitch HunterThe Bitch Hunter4 күн мурун
  • Now, why I have a feeling that Poirier is not gonna make it 🤔 and there will be a replacement..

    William AbegnaleWilliam Abegnale4 күн мурун
  • Interviewer: Happy 2021 Dana: Happy 2020

    Armaan KahlonArmaan Kahlon4 күн мурун
  • Hello, Humans. "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."-Buddha TERRANCE OUT

    T-Virus TerranceT-Virus Terrance4 күн мурун
  • Don’t worry people Don Frye and Dan Severn start recording there own podcast February 6 in Tucson Arizona. “Dan and Dons Toxic Masculinity Podcast.”

    ICE MANICE MAN4 күн мурун
  • SUBS in spanish plss

    Freddy AlvaradoFreddy Alvarado4 күн мурун
  • brett okamoto is the goat of interviews. such a class act

    Ramon GrossRamon Gross4 күн мурун
  • Is Dana on Crack? The way his ‘s’ sound ?

    Los PhoenixLos Phoenix4 күн мурун