Video: Dana White promises to revamp UFC’s sponsorship structure, talks Georges St-Pierre, rising pay-per-view prices an


SACRAMENTO – At Thursday’s UFC on FOX 9 press conference, veteran lightweight Mac Danzig revealed he was competing without the benefit of financial sponsors. UFC President Dana White found the timing extremely relevant, as he says a plan is in place to revamp the sponsorship structure for UFC fighters.

“It’s actually interesting that that came up today and that [Danzig] said that because, as usual – in typical UFC fashion – we’re working on that,” White told USA TODAY Sports. “We’re working on a deal that’s going to work for everybody. It’s going to help everybody, whether you’re the guy who just walked in the door at the UFC or you’re Cain Velasquez. We’re going to have this put together soon.”

White declined to reveal the specific for his plan but remained confident the idea will come to fruition in the near future. And when it does, he believes every fighter on the roster will benefit from the shift.

“There will be a structure for sponsorship where everybody makes money and everybody is going to be happy,” White said.

White also gave an update on Georges St-Pierre‘s fighting future, explained the price change for this month’s UFC 168 pay-per-view and revealed why he’s still leaving the door open for a future Anderson Silva vs. Roy Jones Jr. boxing match. Check out the video above.

For the latest on UFC on FOX 9, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related

Related News

  • 25 days ago
  • 30 views

NEW YORK -- UFC president Dana White talks about the new UFC deal with Reebok, what it means for the fighters, why they did it now, as well as the new UFC headquarters in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 33 views

UFC president Dana White talks about the new UFC deal with Reebok, what it means for the fighters, why they did it now, as well as the new UFC headquarters in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 22 views

"Me and Dana White, we haven’t even spoke. We was always cool, honestly. It was just business. I didn’t like the way the UFC kind of painted the picture like I retired and like I got cut from the UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 1 views

NEW YORK -- Frankie Edgar talks about his win over Cub Swanson two weeks ago, his pitch to Dana White to get the next title shot, and his thoughts on the new UFC-Reebok partnership. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 6 views

Unless you've been living under a rock, you heard the recent blockbuster news (video) that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) inked a landmark apparel outfitting deal with Reebok that will see the read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 7 views

Being ranked at the top now takes on a whole new meaning, as the higher your position, the bigger your split of the Reebok pie. Ever since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) decided to unveil an of read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 189 views

Let's not pretend this is the first time we've heard this. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is a big fan of former WWE champion CM Punk -- real name Phil Brooks -- who left t read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 60 views

UFC president Dana White explains the UFC-Reebok fighter uniform deal and breaks down the UFC 181 fight card. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
  • 16 views

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a new series on TNT called "Wake Up Call" where he "descends into the chaos of everyday problems to pull good people up by the bootstraps, reminding them what hard work, read news >>

Related

Jump to: