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Dana White considers that including MMA in the Olympics would increase the audience

The president of the UFC, Dana White, wants the sport of MMA to take the next step towards becoming a global company and an Olympic sport. White


The president of the UFC, Dana White, wants the sport of MMA to take the next step towards becoming a global company and an Olympic sport.

White and the UFC are just days away from celebrate in singapore one of the year’s biggest posters abroad. UFC 275 will be headlined by a light heavyweight title bout between Glover Teixeira and Jiří Procházka.

As the world takes a turn with the COVID-19 pandemic, White wants to return to more regular international events for the UFC. The promotion is planning to return to London later this summer and do his first trip to paris.

Although it can be said that MMA is one of the most important sports in the world as it isWhite believes that making MMA an Olympic sport would help both sides of the conversation.

“I think it should be an Olympic sport by now,” White said. «It’s not my job. It’s not what I’m looking to do. I’m not pushing to make this an Olympic sport.. I agree with whoever said that, yes. And we must not forget that one of the great problems facing the Olympic Games right now is the audience. Do you want viewers? Put MMA in the Olympics«.

This is not the first time White or other UFC personalities have spoken out in favor of making MMA an Olympic entity. In 2020, the former UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, shared his goal for MMA to be part of the Olympic Games in 2028.

The supports of White and Nurmagomedov could help propel MMA onto the Olympic stage Sooner than later.