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UFC to Hawaii? Not Anytime Soon

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According to Dana White, the UFC won't be visiting the Aloha state at any point. If you haven't heard, an onerous tax has been placed on promoters strictly for hosting events. That's keeping White at bay:

White, in town to promote the Ultimate Fighting Championship's Jan. 31 fight between champions BJ Penn and George St.-Pierre, says the chances of holding a UFC event in Hawaii are all but dead.

The reason? It's too expensive, White says.

"We finally get some regulations and they slap this huge tax on us that's out of control, so probably never," White says. "I guess it's their way of saying 'OK, we'll sanction this, but we'll make sure nobody ever shows up and comes and does an event here.'"









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Post #1   11/22/08 10:19:41AM   

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that's BS, I think they need to do another show in texas. Even though hawaii would be a good turn out I think if it wasnt for all that crap.

Post #2   11/22/08 12:14:18PM   

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I'm still waiting for them to come to NY!!!

Post #3   11/22/08 3:37:04PM   

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Posted by Gweedo

I'm still waiting for them to come to NY!!!



dont hold your breath

Post #4   11/23/08 5:25:55PM