"UFC turned down 5 billion dollar offer"

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  1. La Elefante Blue Belt

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    lol @ basically saying "we passed up a billion dollars cause YOLO"

    I call bullshit, if they cared about the future of the UFC they would have actually sold it to billionaires, not millionaires who needed massive loans and investment firms to step in and cover.

    Nobody in their right mind passes up a billion dollars for the fuck of it.
     
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    if it was some incompetent chinese industrial company that was offering 5 billion with a fucked up/non existent plan i could see them turning it down. maybe...

    other than that no
     
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    To be fair, WME also seems pretty incompetent and without a plan when it comes to the UFC.
     
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    To be honest its quite possible

    No one here believed the UFC can be sold for 4.2 billion, and it happened. Plus Lorenzo probably sees the UFC like his baby so he cares about it. He cares about money too, don't get me wrong but its not hard to believe that he sold it for less money because he believed in WME's vision.
     
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    complete bullshit
     
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    It is certainly possible.

    I think when you are dealing with that much money you might not care as much about a potential 1 billion extra if it means something you love might be destroyed.

    It's like "let your loved ones die for an extra 1 billion or just accept the other billions".
     
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  10. chukutee Genetic Freak

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    It's like a car dealer saying someone is coming today to buy that Honda for $10k...but he likes the cut of your jib and if you hurry he'll do you a favor and sell it for $9k
     
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    Would you believe these faces

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    Never trust Dana.
     
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    What a load of rubbish. You just have to look at how the old regime screwed the fighters to know that it was all about the money.

    If they were that bothered about the UFC, they would pay the bloody fighters like they mattered.
     
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    Ulimate bullshit for sure
     
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  16. UL NOW IS WAR

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    BS

    Dana and his boyz scammed the wme in a sale i saw years back
    WME truly are clueless
     
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    Listen up

    sometimes people can offer "larger" offers, but actually there is LESS upfront, and sometimes part/all of any later payments is conditional on other things occurring. So its possible soemoen offered 5 billion, but maybe they were only prepared to pay 3 billion now, and the other 2 billion were based on certain profits being achieved or something like that

    as you know, as a sherbro and someone who says "or something like that", I am clearly an expert on such deals.
     
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    WME is running the UFC into the ground
     
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    This is probably the only possibility for a bit of truth to the statement. They were probably smart enough to realise none of the "conditions" would be met.
     
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    It's up there with his "The UFC is neck and neck with soccer on a global scale in terms of popularity."

    Dana "White" Lies...
     
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