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Fighters react to the UFC sale

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After months of back-and-fourth between numerous reports stating that the UFC was on sale and UFC officials denying the news, it was confirmed that Zuffa sold the promotion for $4 billion. WME-IMG announced the purchase of the UFC on Monday. Since, many of the stars and athletes that fight for the promotion have reacted to the news. Check out their reactions below:

I am honoured to have fought under the Fertitta regime! To have been mentored by these great people on this great business is a true honour!

— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) July 11, 2016

This https://t.co/TNWeLKBMgH

— Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) July 11, 2016

4 bil… I was probably worth more and so was everyone else right?

— Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) July 11, 2016

Perfect time to change the revenue split to ➡️ 46% / 54% split to be equal to the other major sports. #WeAllNeedToEat

— Jeremy Stephens (@LiLHeathenMMA) July 11, 2016

That makes it official. https://t.co/whBUODcXaP pic.twitter.com/C0liWVOpqD

— Joe Lauzon (@JoeLauzon) July 11, 2016

There are so many fighters, I don’t mind the mass email. I’ve had nothing but the best experience with the @UFC but excited for the future.

— Joe Lauzon (@JoeLauzon) July 11, 2016

Congrats on the great investment years ago @danawhite @lorenzofertitta Looking forward to seeing the @ufc grow even more!

— Joe Ellenberger (@JoeEllenberger) July 11, 2016

Congrats @DanaWhite & @LorenzoFertitta nice investment.

— Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) July 11, 2016

1 single move that would change the sport for the best, literally overnight..

Match the revenue split to all major sports. (Close to 50/50)

— Johnny Hollywood (@HollywoodCase) July 11, 2016

Deadly can’t wait to see what % I’ll get out ….View full article

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