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Dana White Signs New Seven Year Deal to Remain UFC President

March 21, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Dana White’s run atop the UFC has been extended by another seven years. White revealed in a new interview that he’s signed a new contract with UFC owner Endeavor’s Ari Emanuel to stay on with the company.

“Ari Emanuel and I just signed a new seven year deal, too,” White said (per MMA Weekly). “So we’re here for seven years, ESPN’s here for seven years and the incredible things that we’re going to work on, I just can’t even tell you how pumped I am for all of this stuff.”

White signed a five-year deal to stay on back when the UFC was sold in July of 2016 for $4 billion. The new deal is the saame length as the company’s deal with ESPN to make the network their exclusive broadcast partner.

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