Dana White And The UFC Agree To Seven-Year Deal

Dana White is one probably the most attention-grabbing and forward-thinking presidents any sports activities league within the United States. Since changing into president the UFC in 2001, White has turned the group right into a multibillion-dollar enterprise that boasts some the most important and most marketable stars on the planet. White has seen extra success than he has failures, so it solely is sensible that the UFC would need to maintain him round for the long-term. In an interview on the UFC YouTube channel, White defined how he simply signed a new contract to remain on with the group.

“Ari Emanuel and I simply signed a brand new seven-year deal, too,” White defined. “So we’re right here for seven years. ESPN is right here for seven years, and the unimaginable issues that we will work on, I simply can’t even let you know how pumped I’m for all these items.”

The UFC was offered to WME-IMG in 2016, nonetheless, White stayed on as a result of he wished to proceed to construct the game that he loves.

“After the sale I stayed on, and we have been working onerous for the final two and a half years to take this factor to the following degree,” White mentioned. “That’s why I am right here. I did not keep right here. It’s not about cash. It’s not about any that stuff. I do not care about any that stuff. I wish to win, and I wish to take this factor to the following degree, the following degree, the following degree, and it is what we have all the time completed and what we’ll proceed to do.”

In addition to the precise occasions, the UFC has additionally birthed actuality TV reveals corresponding to The Ultimate Fighter.