UFC Planning to Run 13 Events in Brazil in 2014
Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.30.2013
They plan to build huge stars…
- Dana White recently revealed that the UFC has plans to run 13 events in Brazil in 2014. Here are the highlights…
On Running So Many Shows: "Thirteen – we'll do 13 next year, and not only continue to grow this market, but create more talent here."
On Why They Decided to Run So Many Shows: "There's just so much talent in Brazil," White said. "The fact that we have the opportunity now, with the backing of Globo and Combat TV and all the other great networks that are down here, to be able to showcase this great talent, hold these events, and not just here, but beam it all across the world, it's so huge for this country. It's so huge for the athletes down here."
On Building Stars: "We're going to build huge stars down here and continue to grow the stars that are down here, guys like Jose Aldo, guys like Renan Barao, and this talent the rest of the world needs to see and appreciate more."