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UFC Quick Quote: WEC deal will be bigger than PRIDE FC

dana white wec deal will be bigger than pride fc"You acquire another company when they have things that you need or things that you want. The WEC was a small little show in California. They had a good reputation, and they had a good relationship with this Indian reservation at the time. When I went in and bought that company, I had a completely different idea for the WEC. But when I acquired them, we ended up doing something else with them. We ended up putting it on Versus Network and doing a deal with the Hard Rock in Las Vegas. You never know; you might buy a company for one reason, and you might hit it right somewhere else. That WEC deal will be way bigger than the Pride [a premier fight promotion company in Japan] deal, believe it or not."

-- UFC President Dana White tells that the recent acquisition of the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) promotion will be bigger than the more recent Zuffa purchase of PRIDE FC.

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