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Dana White Praises Alexander Volkanovski’s Dominant Performance | UFC 290 Post-Fight Press Conference

Read about Dana White’s praise for Alexander Volkanovski’s dominant performance at UFC 290. Find out about the fight results, key quotes, and more in this post-fight press conference recap.

At the UFC 290 Post-Fight Press Conference, Dana White praised Alexander Volkanovski’s dominant performance and called him an ‘absolute freak’. Volkanovski showcased his incredible talent and total domination in the main event, solidifying his position as one of the greatest featherweights of all time.

White commended Volkanovski’s ability to withstand big shots and continue fighting. He also mentioned Volkanovski’s desire to move back to the lightweight division after recovering from surgery, but White expressed uncertainty about his future weight class.

In addition to Volkanovski’s performance, White highlighted the amazing fight between Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja, which won Fight of the Night honors. He praised both fighters for their incredible effort and expressed interest in a potential rematch.

The press conference also touched on other topics such as the retirement of Robbie Lawler, the impressive performance of newcomer Bo Nickal, and the presence of former President Donald Trump at the event.

Overall, the UFC 290 event was a huge success, with a stacked card and thrilling fights that showcased the talent and dedication of the fighters. The future looks bright for the UFC as they continue to deliver exciting events for fans around the world.

Fight Results

  • Performance of the Night: Gomes and Duplessis
  • Fight of the Night: Moreno vs. Pantoja

Key Quotes

“Total Domination…he looked incredible. The guy is an absolute freak.” – Dana White on Alexander Volkanovski

“There’s no hurry…when he’s ready, we’ll all know.” – Dana White on Bo Nickal’s future opponents

“It was one of the best retirement moments we’ve had in the sport.” – Dana White on Robbie Lawler’s retirement


| Topic | Mentioned || — | — || Alexander Volkanovski | Yes || UFC 290 | Yes || Dana White | Yes || Featherweight division | Yes || Lightweight division | Yes || Brandon Moreno | Yes || Alexandre Pantoja | Yes || Robbie Lawler | Yes || Bo Nickal | Yes || Retirement | Yes || Donald Trump | Yes |


  • Dana White
  • Alexander Volkanovski
  • Robbie Lawler


  • UFC 290
  • Featherweight division
  • Lightweight division