FOX Sports Issues Statement On Big Breakup With The UFC

The UFC and ESPN made new business official today, and announced a $1.5 Billion deal that will see the UFC leave FOX for the next five years.

The new broadcast deal is another huge milestone for the world’s largest Mixed Martial Arts promotion.

UFC President Dana White recently told ESPN, “ESPN has shown its commitment to not only UFC, but MMA. The amount of promotion our athletes are going to get now, and what ESPN is doing with this new platform, it’s going to be very big for the fighters.”

Now, FOX Sports has released a statement to

“FOX Sports has enjoyed an amazing partnership with the UFC over the last seven years. As FOX Sports was planning the launch of FS1, Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta were the first partners to believe in the idea and vision of the new network. We look forward to finishing out 2018 with more exciting live events and wish the UFC continued success in the years to come.”