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UFC’s Dana White Rips Boxing Salaries: ‘All Those F–king Guys Are Overpaid’

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UFC President Dana White said boxers are all overpaid in an interview on The Pivot podcast:

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“Every time they put on a fight, it’s a going-out-of-business sale,” White said of boxing.

UFC contracts have been a major story in recent years, with heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou notably announcing he won’t fight again without a new contract.

“I will not fight for $500,000 [or] $600,000 anymore,” he said in January. “It’s over.”

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