MENU
#Fight Night Stockholm #Alexander Gustafsson #Glover Teixeira #Colosseum #Volkan Oezdemir #Conor McGregor #Marcin Held #Damir Hadzovic #Mariusz Pudzianowski #Nordine Taleb #Oliver Enkamp #Jack Hermansson #Alex Nicholson #Reza Madadi #Joaquim Silva


UFC president Dana White

UFC president Dana White

UFC president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta have been working for years to get the right TV deal at the right time and that right deal apparently came together with Thursday’s announcement that the MMA juggernaut has partnered up in a seven-year broadcast agreement with the Fox family of networks, which includes Fox, Fox Sports, FX, and Fuel TV.

“This is the deal that I’ve always wanted, we got exactly what we wanted,” White told MMAWeekly.com‘s Erik Fontanez on Thursday, the UFC exec’s infamous Cheshire grin stretching from ear to ear.

“Take the UFC out of it and all the other stuff. Now these athletes that you know, I know, and everybody watching knows deserves to be up there on this platform up there with the NFL, Major League Baseball, and the list goes on and on, now the rest of the world knows.”

White went more in depth about the deal with Fox, as well as providing an update on the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in this exclusive one-on-one interview with MMAWeekly.com

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

Related News

Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping Talks Off; Yoel Romero to Get Title Shot

  • 18 days ago
  • 40 views

UFC President Dana White told Fox Sports Australia's UFC Fight Week that a planned middleweight title fight between Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping has been called off. According to Fox Sports read news >>

UFC 211 Matchmaker Breakdown: Stipe Miocic vs. Junior dos Santos | MMAWeekly.com

  • 21 days ago
  • 45 views

Jon Anik talks with Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard to break down some of the intriguing bouts set to take place at UFC 211 on May 13 in Dallas. read news >>

Manager: UFC, Dana White ridiculous to snub Jon Jones from main event because of trust issues

  • 19 days ago
  • 10 views

Dana White has been burned too many times by Jon Jones, which is “ridiculous” for the UFC president to feel that way, according to Jones’ manager, Malki Kawa.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Anderson Silva goes off on 'bull(expletive)' UFC situation, 'The Almighty' Dana White in tirade

  • 19 days ago
  • 6 views

After declaring himself out of UFC 212, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva took to Instagram live to rant about “Almighty” UFC President Dana White and the “lockout” on the 185-pound divisio read news >>

Dana White Sets Deadline to Keep Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Fight Alive | MMAWeekly.com

  • 17 days ago
  • 28 views

UFC president Dana White has put a deadline on moving forward with the negotiations for a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. read news >>

UFC boss Dana White sets deadline for Conor McGregor negotiations to fight Floyd Mayweather

  • 17 days ago
  • 59 views

UFC President Dana White insists he’s not going to wait much longer for progress in negotiations for a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight Deadline Is Sunday, Says Dana White

  • 17 days ago
  • 28 views

UFC President Dana White isn't going to let a potential Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight hold up his promotion much longer. During a Thursday appearance on the Jim Rome Show on CBS Sports (v read news >>

Watch the UFC Summer Kickoff Press Conference Live at 5:30 PM ET | MMAWeekly.com

  • 16 days ago
  • 7 views

UFC president Dana White will host a Summer Kickoff press conference on Friday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. ET with athletes from UFC 212 through UFC 214. read news >>

Jared Gordon: From Lookin' For a Fight to UFC Debut (UFC 211 Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 views

Dana White: Lookin' For a Fight prospect Jared Gordon makes his UFC debut on Saturday, May 13, on the UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 preliminary fight card. read news >>

Long Island's own Chris Weidman set for UFC on FOX 25 vs. Kelvin Gastelum in July

  • 16 days ago
  • 3 views

Chris Weidman’s admirable commitment to only fighting the best competition available will continue at UFC on FOX 25 in July.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>