Dana White UFC 143 Video Blog (Day 1)

Written by Tom Ngo
January 30th, 2012

It’s fight week, so you know what that means – it is also blog week for UFC president Dana White (Pictured). In his latest installment, White provides exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from “UFC on FOX: Evans vs. Davis” as we head into this weekend’s pay-per-view broadcast in Las Vegas.

Outside of seeing a distraught Joey Beltran get helped backstage, fans also get close up shots of Nik Lentz’s battered left eye and cuts on Phil Davis’ right shin.

White also gives Chris Weidman mad props for stepping in on 10 days notice to hand Demian Maia a decision loss.

UFC 143 takes place Saturday inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Nevada. The PPV broadcast airs live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Please click the media player below to watch White’s vlog:

Here is the roster for Saturday’s show:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7:20PM ET/4:20PM PT)

Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper

Dan Stittgen vs. Stephen Thompson


Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope

Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa

Henry Martinez vs. Matt Riddle

Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks

Scott Jorgensen vs. Renan Barao

Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce

Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum

Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz (Interim UFC Welterweight Title)

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