White: Union in MMA? I doubt it

Thursday, November 22, 2012

UFC President Dana White appeared recently on an ESPN chat, and covered a wide variety of topics, including the possibility of a union in MMA.

Q: When will we see a fighters union in the UFC?

Dana White: I doubt it. The thing about fighting is, fighting is not a team sport, it’s an individual sport. It’s going to be tough to see a day with Silva or GSP is giving up big chunks of their money to guys who won’t make two fights in the UFC. Different sports. But if it happens, it happens. I have to negotiate with somebody on the fight contracts.

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