UFC, Heading to Japan This Year
After the UFC 132 pre-fight press conference in Japan, Dana White announced that they are planning to have a promotional event in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Last Thrursday afternoon, UFC President – Dana White – confirmed the rumors that the organization will be going to Japan sometime this year. On previous years, Dana White always blamed the rampant organized crime groups in Japan that keeps the UFC out of the said country.
However, on the Thursday’s UFC 132 pre-fight press conference, the UFC President sounded confident on planning to have a Japanese event for the year 2011. He also said that they might branch out with a new season of The Ultimate Fighter in Brazil. He also added that they are already working on it, and currently had three or four places dialed in. Dana White also mentioned that the Philippines will be added to the next reality show expansion.
When asked why it’s been held for quite some time, he answered by pointing to the rapid growth of the organization. Scheduling events cannot be finish in just a day, and the he still work for even when on vacation because his phone never gets turned off.View Article Source »