UFC 244: Dana White - "It was basically a street fight tonight"

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  • Published: 03 November 2019
  • Megan Olivi caught up with UFC President Dana White and he shared his thoughts on the UFC 244 main event stoppage.

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Comments • 572

  • Richard Fulcher
    Richard Fulcher  2 months back

    For everybody that says Nate could have came back and Masvidal was tired he was on top of Nate in the end of round 3 beating on him it was a good doctor's stoppage

    • Hernan  Hernandez
      Hernan Hernandez  3 months back

      I was waiting for The Rock to rock bottom the referee.

      • Adz Mack
        Adz Mack  3 months back

        i dont think dana has EVER witnessed a street fight the mald cunt

        • Mikey H
          Mikey H  3 months back

          You could flick that weak part of Nate’s face and it would bust open and bleed. It’s a result of being one of the baddest motherfuckers in the game for 10+ years and taking on 5 rounds of McGregor’s left hand !

          • Theron Nelson
            Theron Nelson  3 months back

            Slow starter Diaz 420 doesn't always work when you need to be awake and alert and fast

            • Enrique Thompson
              Enrique Thompson  3 months back

              Damn Dana "some have to prove themselves more than others"
              Based on....?

            • Nabil Chowdhury
              Nabil Chowdhury  3 months back

              Nate Diaz army mf

              • metal mulisha
                metal mulisha  3 months back

                Everytime dana describes a fight ,he has the ability to make it sound like gay porn ....

                • DLo TV
                  DLo TV  3 months back

                  A street fight doesn't end with a cut, and wouldn't end by decision which means (IMO) Jorge would have got tired then beat by Nate after round 6 or 30 minutes

                  • El Super Guapo
                    El Super Guapo  3 months back

                    " I see holes in tRump's presidency"

                    • ThatNamgrass
                      ThatNamgrass  3 months back

                      I'm Diaz all the way and I don't really like Dana White but I have to respect what Dana said about the fight. If they did an immediate rematch his wings would open up again and the same thing would happen. Diaz should get his surgery, wait to fully heal and only then the fans would get to see the full 5 rounds. Diaz could've and would've fight till his fucking eye fell out but he'd never be able to fight again and that would be more devastating for not only his career but also afterwards when he's done fighting and only had one eye. There HAS to be a rematch though!

                      • Big Lenny
                        Big Lenny  3 months back

                        Thumbs down

                        • Ireneu Geba
                          Ireneu Geba  3 months back

                          Protect Nate Diaz health and run it back.

                          • Blackmask 1
                            Blackmask 1  3 months back

                            If it was conor dana would be on his knees in front of him yes immediate rematch

                            • Blackmask 1
                              Blackmask 1  3 months back

                              Too much Soy and cocaine for you Dana

                              • Blackmask 1
                                Blackmask 1  3 months back

                                Dana im copping out cuz i hate nate white.

                                • Ofon
                                  Ofon  3 months back

                                  Pretty sure Masvidal is terrified of Conor now

                                  • tintinesk5
                                    tintinesk5  3 months back

                                    The biggest STAR in MSG for me, apart from Masvidal and Diaz, was Roberto Duran, and no president-actor or rassler-actor.

                                    • Corny Tailor
                                      Corny Tailor  3 months back

                                      Street fight that was stopped by a doctor lol

                                      • MEDUSA H
                                        MEDUSA H  3 months back

                                        Doctors dont stop street fights

                                        • Jay MMA
                                          Jay MMA  3 months back

                                          Where does Kevin lee see all of this?

                                          • NotSoSlimSh8dy Moreno
                                            NotSoSlimSh8dy Moreno  3 months back

                                            Dana white is going to fuck the rematch up. Needs to be ran back

                                            • BigDaddy LoveTap
                                              BigDaddy LoveTap  3 months back

                                              She's so hot

                                              • jino y
                                                jino y  3 months back

                                                Mistah Nate wose pain of yo life.

                                                • Satan_Neil
                                                  Satan_Neil  3 months back

                                                  Look it, I'm completely fine with the stoppage because it isn't like Nate was winning 2 rounds to 1 here.. Masvidal won all 3 rounds easily! It wasn't even competitive, Masvidal is truly on a whole other level.. I have never seen anyone beat Nate Diaz the way Masvidal did and he made it look so easy..WOW.. I love watching both guys fight an I'm a huge fan of both guys so I was fine with the stoppage because if it would have went on chances are Diaz would be out for a lot longer than he is going to be now and I want to see him back in the cage in as little time as possible .. Should there be a rematch, I'm going to say no only because I didn't see anything that would warrant a rematch.. Masvidal an Diaz both deserves the title of Baddest Motherfu*ker but Masvidal defiantly deserves the belt ...

                                                  • Thomas Yates
                                                    Thomas Yates  3 months back

                                                    Masvidal must fight Edwards and stop pretending he is a nobody, the guy is on a massive win streak and there’s a story there

                                                    • Mylife 4you
                                                      Mylife 4you  3 months back

                                                      I am not paying for another PPV event. That was bullshit cause Tyson fury had a crazier cut than that.

                                                      • Mylife 4you
                                                        Mylife 4you  3 months back

                                                        I feel like it was too soon for Nate to fight after his last fight; it was like a fuckin month ago, not much longer than two....

                                                        • Mike Mcmonahan
                                                          Mike Mcmonahan  3 months back

                                                          Leon Scott is lost in the shuffle now. Maybe Tyron Woodley would fight him.

                                                          • mixalis
                                                            mixalis  3 months back

                                                            Fair stop, anybody stating otherwise wankers!! Nate is Nate. But he was cut to pieces!

                                                            • Eagle Nyi
                                                              Eagle Nyi  3 months back

                                                              244 main even is CRAP

                                                              • Ontarian123
                                                                Ontarian123  3 months back

                                                                Masvidal wasn't smiling at the end of round 3. He looked to be taking some deep breaths at the end of the round. Masvidal threw everything but the kitchen sink at Diaz and Diaz still kept coming. That can be a bit demoralizing. As Masvidal said, 99% of opponents would have folded with what he hit Diaz with. If not for the cut over the eye, Diaz may have had a strong round 4 and 5 as he was finding his mark in round 3 peppering Masvidal with multiple shots to the head. Nate himself in the post-fight said he noticed Masvidal holding a bit more in round 3. Nate said, 'oh you're getting tired huh'.

                                                                • Chris Jolly
                                                                  Chris Jolly  3 months back

                                                                  You have to know Nate WILL be cut every fight going in. He has done his best work with blood running. Honestly this fight WAS going EXACTLY how I expected. I figured Jorge would get a fast start and possibly get the first 2 rounds, the 3rd would be extremely close, and and Nate would come on strong last 2 rounds with a fury. Questions coming in were can Jorge endure and survive the 5th and could Nate survive early without being down 3 rounds. Great fight. Love both these guys

                                                                  • Shawn Cahill
                                                                    Shawn Cahill  3 months back

                                                                    "street fight"... hardly. Diaz and Masvidal actually train.

                                                                    • Bruised Banana
                                                                      Bruised Banana  3 months back

                                                                      Megan Squeaki

                                                                      • Dustiny 20
                                                                        Dustiny 20  3 months back

                                                                        I was 100% Diaz...but he def shouldnt have continued...good call Doc...altho it hurts my feelings lol

                                                                        • Mabi Mogavi
                                                                          Mabi Mogavi  3 months back

                                                                          Is that the reason why "The Khabib vs Tony Ferguson" fight never happened? because of your President? 🤔🥱🥱🤔!

                                                                          • Leo Zabo
                                                                            Leo Zabo  3 months back

                                                                            Nate Diaz should thank the Dr. His head may have blew up like a balloon

                                                                            • Jeff Rock
                                                                              Jeff Rock  3 months back

                                                                              Really? Bexause there's no fucking Dr stoppage in the streets

                                                                              • Anthony Rosa
                                                                                Anthony Rosa  3 months back

                                                                                honesty love it

                                                                                • morelli tech
                                                                                  morelli tech  3 months back

                                                                                  The DOC: "Nate, can you see out of your eye?"
                                                                                  Nate: Immm Me Ya, uh eye, ya, eye is mmmmuble....mutherfuka"
                                                                                  The DOC: (Walks to ref) He lost his speech, fights over.

                                                                                  • Rick C
                                                                                    Rick C  2 months back

                                                                                    Little do they kno thats just nates normal language😂😂

                                                                                • Yung Sakaguchi
                                                                                  Yung Sakaguchi  3 months back

                                                                                  Street fights don’t get stopped over a cut.

                                                                                  • Jordan Gathany
                                                                                    Jordan Gathany  3 months back

                                                                                    They also dont have refs, entrance music, a confined cage, 5 minute rounds. In the context of UFC it was the closest thing to a street fight based on both of them engaging the violence and not just measuring each other looking for counters.

                                                                                • Michael Farar
                                                                                  Michael Farar  3 months back

                                                                                  Whats the point of fighting for the BMF Belt only to be stopped for cuts?...Contradiction of terms :(

                                                                                  • Μάριος Marios
                                                                                    Μάριος Marios  3 months back

                                                                                    It was basically a bullshit stoppage fight .

                                                                                    • Suba
                                                                                      Suba  3 months back

                                                                                      We want a fucking rematch

                                                                                      • Constantly hungry
                                                                                        Constantly hungry  3 months back

                                                                                        I'm so sorry for Jorge because nobody can't appraise his work n long way... that stopped fight literally makes him cry... BTW holes or cut or whatever in 3 round don't means you deserve rematch.... u just LOSE

                                                                                        • Eric Fleming
                                                                                          Eric Fleming  3 months back

                                                                                          It probably should have been stopped Nate needs to have plastic surgery get that scar tissue taken out or thats gonna keep happening. Not saying he would have won but we all know he doesn't get tired. Masvidal of course is gonna say he wasn't getting tired but I think he was fading and it would have got worse.

                                                                                          • Eric Fleming
                                                                                            Eric Fleming  3 months back

                                                                                            @J Hall Vapes! Not so sure Masvidal was breathing extremely hard going back to the corner I could see it I said it right after the 3rd. Diaz is a rythm fighter he has to get going and its like a title wave. He can do a lot better than that especially after being in there with him he can come back stronger. He is one tough muthafucka Masvidal hit him with everything he had and could not take him out.

                                                                                          • J Hall Vapes!
                                                                                            J Hall Vapes!  3 months back

                                                                                            Diaz got whooped it would have continued also the same in rematch.

                                                                                        • Janemba 112
                                                                                          Janemba 112  3 months back

                                                                                          Street fights don’t end in doctor stoppages last time I checked. Good job promoting a fight as the “baddest motherfucker” with arguably the most durable fighter on the roster and you end it early from a cut that Nate has fought with many times.