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Dana White on handing Danyelle Wolf a UFC contract: 'I've given people with much less skill shots'

7 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White stands by his decision to give three-time USA national boxing champion Danyelle Wolf a UFC contract.
In her very first MMA fight, Wolf (1-0) defeated Taneisha Tennant by unanimous decision Tuesday at Dana White's Contender Series 33 and was one of three fighters awarded a UFC deal.
It was a back-and-forth battle in which Wolf shined early with her crisp boxing, but Tennant's experience allowed her to rally in the second half of the fight. White still scored the fight 29-28 in favor of Wolf and explains that, while she still has room to grow, the...
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DWCS 33 contract winner Danyelle Wolf glad she went three rounds in MMA debut: 'I've learned so much'

DWCS 33 contract winner Danyelle Wolf glad she went three rounds in MMA debut: 'I've learned so much'

7 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Danyelle Wolf competed in her very first MMA fight on one of the biggest stages, claimed the win and walked away with a UFC contract.
Wolf (1-0) earned a UFC deal Tuesday at Dana White's Contender Series 33, where she defeated Taneisha Tennant via unanimous decision.
Wolf, a three-time USA national boxing champion, was able to show off her hands early as she utilized crisp combinations and a razor-sharp jab to back Tennant up.
But, midway in Round 2, Wolf was tested when Tennant rallied back by letting her hands go and mixing things up in the clinch.
Considering that Wolf...
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