White: More women’s divisions likely

Monday, April 15, 2013

Currently the UFC only features a single division for women’s MMA, bantamweight, but UFC President Dana White thinks it’s only a matter of time before they expand:

“You would think so,” White told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) when asked if he expected to add more women’s divisions to the UFC. “If you think about it, when we started this company, we had heavyweights, light heavyweights, middleweights and welterweights. That was it. When we brought in the 155-pound division, everybody was like, ‘This is crazy. They’re too small. Nobody will ever watch.’

“The evolution of this sport as it’s continued to grow, we’ve been adding weight classes, and the sport keeps getting bigger. There are more and more talented guys in all those weight classes. The same thing will happen with the women.”

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