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Group headed by WME/IMG in talks to buy Ultimate Fighting Championship

Group headed by WME/IMG in talks to buy Ultimate Fighting Championship

A group headed by American talent management company WME/IMG is in talks to buy the Ultimate Fighting Championship for as much as $4.2 billion, a person familiar with the matter said.

The companies have been in talks for several weeks, but a deal has not been finalized, said the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly.

A WME/IMG spokesperson declined to comment.

The news comes after May reports  that at least four bidders, including WME/IMG and Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, were looking to purchase  the mixed...

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