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Dana White Denies Report Of UFC Signing With Fox

In the wake of what would be a enormous announcement for the MMA community, UFC president Dana White has tempered public expectations for the time being. According to reports from, White has thus far denied the finalization of a deal with Fox.

From @danawhite: "You guys will know when we have a TV deal." So either SBJ jumped the gun, or he's not ready to talk. Houston press, unite!less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

Per reports from the Sports Business Journal, the agreement would result in as many as four nationally broadcast MMA events a year on Fox.

Likewise, most of the UFC-related programming that currently airs on Versus and Spike TV would transfer to FX starting in January of 2012, including flagship series "The Ultimate Fighter." Fox-owned network Fuel will also receive UFC content, but will not be rebranded as a purely UFC channel, as rumblings have suggested.