Bellator is definitely the second largest MMA promotion in the United States, but UFC President Dana White doesn't really see them as competition:
It's one of those things," White said. "Those guys, I don't care about those guys. I don't see them as competition whatsoever. I see that Bjork (Bjorn Rebney) has been saying a lot of stupid s--t lately, he's in the press. He's screaming for attention. Screaming for attention. Talking about New York and the union and he's going to... what the f--k has he done to do anything in New York? What has that guy done to raise the bar in mixed martial arts whatsoever? He's done nothing. He's done completely zero. Zilch.
"So good luck to him on their pay-per-view."
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White's statement is a bit nonchalant, as Bellator is owned by a media power house in Viacom and the two have gone to battle over several fighters recently.