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Old 11-28-2009, 03:28 PM   #11 (permalink)
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How can you judge Dana White's competency as a 'president of a multi-million dollar company' on his use of language? Limp-wrists don't make it in buisness, and most of the richest men in the world are also some of the nastiest. Why disect the buisness aspects of the UFC when, at the end of the day, it's the best in it's niche and Dana gives people the fights they want to see?
Dana has an exemplary function! He should stop acting like a 13 year old boy who discovers the words f.uck and ass.hole. It's ridiculos to use such an offensive language when you are the boss of such a big company. Grow up Dana plz
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Old 11-28-2009, 03:29 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I consider him a huge Star at the moment! He's very well known after his Babalu fight. Probably the second most well known fighter who isn't signed by the UFC.
That couldn't be any further from the truth.

- Babalu
- Frank Shamrock
- Bas Rutten
- Tim Sylvia
- "Mayhem" Miller
- Brett Rogers

Gegard Mousasi is still a nobody in the U.S.
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Dana has an exemplary function! He should stop acting like a 13 year old boy who discovers the words f.uck and ass.hole. It's ridiculos to use such an offensive language when you are the boss of such a big company. Grow up Dana plz
Well he's a bloke, it's up to him if he swears or not. If someone got offended I'm sure he'd be quick to say sorry..? It's really quite a trivial thing, a habit. The grown up thing to do is just ignore it if you don't like it!
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Ups must be because i am from Europe^^

But everybody who know's a littel bit about MMA should know Mousasi.
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How can you judge Dana White's competency as a 'president of a multi-million dollar company' on his use of language? Limp-wrists don't make it in buisness, and most of the richest men in the world are also some of the nastiest. Why disect the buisness aspects of the UFC when, at the end of the day, it's the best in it's niche and Dana gives people the fights they want to see?
Cursing every 2 seconds is a highly uneducated way to express yourself. Many media outlets I'm sure are reluctant to take live interviews of him because of his language. The only thing it proves is that he has no control of himself. Bad for business and image of the company much?

Oh and the nastier ones are the quiet ones, whose next moves you cannot predict therefore counter. Dana is a clown for acting like that.

It's only the best in its niche because it has a certain monopoly on the sport.
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Cursing every 2 seconds is a highly uneducated way to express yourself. Many media outlets I'm sure are reluctant to take live interviews of him because of his language. The only thing it proves is that he has no control of himself. Bad for business and image of the company much?

Oh and the nastier ones are the quiet ones, whose next moves you cannot predict therefore counter. Dana is a clown for acting like that.

It's only the best in its niche because it has a certain monopoly on the sport.
Swearing does not indicate that someone is uneducated. Its a personal choice that has nothing to do with intelligence.
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Cursing every 2 seconds is a highly uneducated way to express yourself. Many media outlets I'm sure are reluctant to take live interviews of him because of his language. The only thing it proves is that he has no control of himself. Bad for business and image of the company much?

Oh and the nastier ones are the quiet ones, whose next moves you cannot predict therefore counter. Dana is a clown for acting like that.

It's only the best in its niche because it has a certain monopoly on the sport.
Dana White turned a failing company into a billion dollar company, and has had bad language the entire time.

Monopoly? It's not White's fault that other MMA promotions aren't smart with their money, and only think about the next fight, as opposed to their company future. Affliction is the perfect example, in that they paid out too much to Fedor and Showtime, only for the fight never to happen.
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Dana White turned a failing company into a billion dollar company, and has had bad language the entire time.

Monopoly? It's not White's fault that other MMA promotions aren't smart with their money, and only think about the next fight, as opposed to their company future. Affliction is the perfect example, in that they paid out too much to Fedor and Showtime, only for the fight never to happen.
Well technically he turned a failing company into a failing company, then Forrest vs Bonnar turned it into a successful company with DW's assistance.

DW definitely comes off as a tool, but it's not his swearing that is the least professional of his attributes. It's how he has ZERO stock in his own word. Zero stock.

"Dan Henderson, I promise he signed with SF 1000%"

"Brock Lesnar may never fight again"

"Tito will never fight in the UFC again"

"Anyone involved with the EA game will never fight in the UFC"

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"I have a huge announcement to make this weekend that will blow your mind/change the sport/etc." Then it ends up being that Coleman resigned or that they might have an event in China someday or something. Ugh.
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Swearing does not indicate that someone is uneducated. Its a personal choice that has nothing to do with intelligence.
I didn't say White was uneducated, I said his way of expressing himself is uneducated. Swearing is so uneccessary in this case. Can't he get his ideas across without dropping bombs?

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Dana White turned a failing company into a billion dollar company, and has had bad language the entire time.

Monopoly? It's not White's fault that other MMA promotions aren't smart with their money, and only think about the next fight, as opposed to their company future. Affliction is the perfect example, in that they paid out too much to Fedor and Showtime, only for the fight never to happen.
He did, but I don't agree with certain moves he's made lately.

It is White's fault that they liquidated PrideFC though.
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People are talking about M-1 as if they amount to nothing more than agents for Fedor and Mousasi. They run popular events around the world featuring a fair pool of fighters. What bearing do Fedor or Mousasi, who fight in Strikeforce ( aside from the occasional exhibition ) have on events like the M-1 challenge?

Granted, they are not the behemoth that the UFC has become, but outside of the US they are no joke.

The idea they have invested everything in Fedor and Mousasi is nonsense. They pretty much have first dibs on a large global area and will continue being M-1 long after Fedor and Mousasi have hung up there gloves.
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