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Dana White -- The Bio

THE GIG: President of Zuffa, LLC, Ultimate Fighting Championship and co-owner of its assets; oversees a company of over 200 employees across three continents.

THE VISION: White has made the UFC the fastest growing sports organization in history. From a live events company producing five cards a year, the UFC now presents over 30 live events per year across the world, produces over a dozen TV shows and accounts for thousands of hours of broadcast and cable programming in 28 different languages in 145 countries. The UFC is ingrained in the U.S, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Australia Japan and Brazil.

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UFC president Dana White drew a large media throng at a press conference in advance of Saturday�s UFC 161. On Thursday, White promised to bring the UFC back to Winnipeg.

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BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS UFC president Dana White drew a large media throng at a press conference in advance of Saturday�s UFC 161. On Thursday, White promised to bring the UFC back to Winnipeg.

Dana White

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Dana White

The accolades: Business Week and Sports Business Journal named White one of the most influential people in sports. The United States Armed Forces Foundation presented White with the Patriot Award for his contribution to injured military servicemen and servicewomen. White was named as one of the most influential people of 2010 by both Time and Esquire magazine

THE PERSONAL: A New England native, the 43-year-old White grew up in Las Vegas, where he lives with his wife, Anne, and their three children.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition June 14, 2013 C1

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