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Dana White


Dana White is perhaps the most important person in the world of Mixed Martial Arts, as the reigning

President of the largest MMA promotion in the world. As the man in charge of UFC, he is the face of

the promotion, addressing the media and fans in the lead up to, and following every single pay-per-

view and fight night. Perhaps Dana White will best be remembered as the man who grew the UFC

from a niche promotion into one of the most recognized brands, bringing MMA into the mainstream.

Dana White’s current worth is estimated to be at $500 Million.

Humble beginnings

Dana White and his sister were both raised by White’s mother, growing up. Their relationship seems

to have been strained over the years, because Dana White’s mother had some unflattering things to

say about her son in a biography. Dana White began boxing at the age of 17 and has not looked back

ever since.

The man behind UFC’s success

Dana White found out that the UFC was on the verge of being sold and he contacted his friends,

Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta to acquire the company. In 2016, the UFC was sold to a consortium of

investors in a deal that was worth over USD 4.025 billion. White maintained that he would remain

the president of the company even after the sale. Under Dana White’s leadership, the UFC is still

going from strength to strength.

Outside the octagon

Dana White famously suffers from Meniere’s Disease and is currently undergoing Othrokine

treatment for it.

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