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UFC 158: In The Scrum

Dana White 2013After UFC 158, UFC President Dana White sat down with members of various media outlets in Montreal’s Bell Centre to discuss various topics. This time around, the UFC president broached what’s next for GSP, his interesting talks with Vince McMahon, and some of the promotion’s future plans. 
  • On Nick Diaz not paying taxes: “Someone needs to take care of him. That can go bad.”
  • Mike Ricci and Nate Diaz had a minor backstage tiff.
  • Nick Won’t be getting a rematch with GSP.
  • Ronda’s UFC 157 win was a big factor in her being pegged as a TUF coach.
  • White is still unsure as to where the coming season of TUF will be aired.
  • “I like how hungry these Strikeforce guys look.”
  • Winners of Werdum vs Nogueira and Mark Hunt vs. Junior Dos Santos could both be up for a title shot, depending on timing.
  • UFC 158 is trending with Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II.
  • Dana White and Vince McMahon were in talks of having a wrestling match in the WWE or UFC fight.
  • It’s strictly coincidental that the UFC does not put on shows around Wrestlemania.
  • White unsure of Nate Marquardt’s future.
  • George St-Pierre’s next fight will likely be in Vegas.
  • Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Ring was a great fight despite fan reaction.
  • “The Korean Zombie” vs. Ricardo Lamas is a great fight with high profile competitors, White wishes more challengers would be willing to fight each other.
  • Chris Weidman plans on ruining all of the UFC’s plans by defeating Anderson Silva, says he will give him an immediate rematch after he beats him.
  • Ben Henderson needs to get some more wins before he begins clamoring for super fights.
  • The UFC is planning on returning to Calgary.

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