Dana White will not be going anywhere soon. The UFC president announced on Monday that he has agreed to a new seven-year deal to continue driving the world's leading martial arts chain.
"Ari Emanuel and I just signed a new seven-year deal," said in an interview with Megan Olivi on the UFC YouTube channel. "So we've been here for seven years, ESPN has been here for seven years, and the incredible things we're going to work on, I just can not even tell you how much I've pumped on all these things."
White signed the deal with Endeavor, the majority owner of the UFC promotion. The deal was confirmed by ESPN.
49-year-old White brought the promotion from the emerging stages to what is now, a multi-billion dollar organization, and sticks to the organization after it was sold by the Fertitta brothers. WME-IMG in 201
White has ruled the UFC since 2001 and saw the promotion of adding reality, "The Ultimate Fighter" along with many other shows and helped make stars of Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor. After the sale, we stayed and worked hard for the past two and a half years to bring this thing to the next level, "White said. – That's why I'm here. I have not stayed here. It's not money. It's not something like that.
"I do not care about that. I love to win and love to take this thing to the next level, the next level, the next level, and that's what we have always done and what we will continue to do. "