UFC responds to ESPN's Outside The Lines video on fighter pay

NEW YORK NY - JANUARY 13: Lorenzo Fertitta UFC Chairman and CEO looks on during a press conference to announce commitment to bring UFC to Madison Square Garden and New York State at Madison Square Garden on January 13 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

Right back at ya!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White said he would be ready to attack the "hack jobs" at ESPN and he wasn't kidding.

In response to ESPN's "Outside The Lines" interview with UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta, in which he was grilled about the always hot topic that is fighter pay and whether or not the UFC is a monopoly, company President Dana White tweeted this video via his official Twitter account of a clip that was not aired during the ESPN version of the interview.

In the clip, Fertitta defends his fighter pay scale and turns the tables on reporter John Barr, questioning him about the low pay some boxers receive to compete on ESPN boxing events.

It will be very interesting to see the UFC's full version of the interview which Dana White said he would air very soon. You didn't think Fertitta and company were going to sit their with their arms crossed and do nothing, did you?

Check out the clip after the jump.


X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker