16 Facts About Dana White

1. Dana White started college twice, once at Quincy College and once at UMass Boston, but dropped out during his first semester each time.

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2. Dana White spent many of his early years residing in Ware, Massachusetts.

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3. In Las Vegas, Dana White continued running boxercise business and began training ground game with Fertitta brothers under John Lewis.

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4. When Dana White learned that Meyrowitz was looking to sell the UFC, he contacted childhood friend Lorenzo Fertitta, an executive and co-founder of Station Casinos, and former commissioner of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, to ask if he would be interested in acquiring the company.

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5. Dana White continued in his role as president, and was given a stake in the new business.

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6. On March 18, 2019, Dana White signed a new, seven-year contract to remain president of the UFC, as the UFC signed a deal with ESPN.

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7. In October 2017, Dana White said at Freddie Roach's Wild Card West boxing club that he was "getting into boxing, 100 percent.

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8. Dana White met his wife Anne when they were in the eighth grade and they married in 1996.

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9. Dana White bought three other mansions in the same area from October 2016 to June 2017 for a combined total of around $6.2 million.

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10. Dana White was raised as a Catholic, but now considers himself to be an atheist.

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11. Dana White is a big fan of the Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Rage Against the Machine.

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12. Dana White spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, where he endorsed Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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13. Dana White said that Trump helped the UFC at its beginnings, allowing the UFC to host its first event under Zuffa ownership at the Trump Taj Mahal when others venues refused to host the UFC.

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14. In February 2020, Dana White donated $1 million to America First Action, a super political action committee that supported Trump's re-election.

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15. In Nevada, on April 3, 2020, a civil suit against Dana White was filed, claiming he offered the boyfriend money to persuade him to plead guilty, which Dana White denied.

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16. Dana White is undergoing Orthokine treatment for Meniere's disease, which he says has greatly reduced his symptoms.

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