If White is looking for an idea as to how much money it will take to put Silva inside the Octagon with Jones, Tatame has the answer and it is, shall we say, a significant amount, “That question (about facing Jones) has to be made to Dana White,” Silva said. “Let's ask if he will give me 50% of the UFC.”
Silva then detailed why he would request such an exorbitant amount, “I have my projects out of the UFC and I want to put them into practice. To open my school (martial arts) in Los Angeles. I do my thing, take a breath a little, take time with my family. I have better things to do (than just taking punch in the face).”
As for how much the UFC is worth? If you take White’s word, the promotion has a current worth of $2.5 billion.
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