UFC News: Dana White diagnosed with Ménière's disease, undergoing surgery

Posted in: MMA / UFC News
May 15, 2012 - 11:38 PM

UFC President Dana White revealed that he did not attend UFC Fight Night on Tuesday because he has been diagnosed with Ménière's disease and will be undergoing surgery on Wednesday. "First fight I will miss in 11 years and it is killing me,” White wrote on Twitter. "I have to have surgery in L.A. tomorrow or trust me I would be [there]."

The disease is listed as a condition that occurs fluid in the inner ear gets too high, and it can affect balance and hearing. White noted that he has been told he'll be unable to walk for roughly a week following the surgery. To read more on the story, visit

Powell's POV: This is the first UFC event that White has missed in 11 years. On a less important note, it turns out he missed a very entertaining show, though he did mentioned that he watched the fights on television. Thanks to Dot Net Member Patrick for passing along the story.

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