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UFC President Dana White says WWE Network is 'ridiculous'

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According to a Jan. 28 report from FOX Sports, UFC President Dana White says the WWE Network is "ridiculous" and that it devalues its product.

White explained that he has no plans of a similar network for the UFC.

"It's ridiculous. I hate to sound like I'm attacking the WWE or devalue what they did because Vince McMahon, say whatever you want and he's always smashing us and talking s—t about us, but I will tell you this – I was watching WWE I was a little kid and Vince was the commentator in WWE," White said. "This guy has been kicking ass, breaking rules and doing things that people said he couldn’t do over and over and over again.

"Now I'm older I don't get the whole thing, it doesn't work for me, but what he's able to do, the ratings he's able to pull and the things he's done and when I look at his model and he's basically taking everything in and devalued it. Saying everything we do is worth $10. That doesn't make sense to me.

“If he pulls in 2 million subscribers, he's crushing it. So it's a risky move, it's a crazy move, but Vince has been doing risky, crazy s—t since the beginning of time. If anybody can do it, maybe Vince can do it.”

White admits the UFC had a huge influx of pro wrestling fans check them out when Brock Lesnar fought for the promotion, but he thinks there's not much crossover anymore.

White believes there's more of a crossover between fans of boxing and MMA.

"I've always thought that we don't correlate with WWE. You're more inclined to be a boxing and UFC fan than a boxing, UFC and wrestling fan. Because wrestling is fake, it's scripted, it's completely different," White said.

"We had a ton of WWE crossover when Brock (Lesnar) was here."

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