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Dana White: UFC could be on cusp of major sponsorship deal with Reebok

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NEWARK, N.J. – UFC 159 main event winner and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones broke some major ground in 2012 when he signed a sponsorship deal with Nike. But Nike soon could have some in-octagon competition from one of its biggest competitors.

UFC President Dana White told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) following UFC 159 that the promotion will meet with Reebok this week to talk about a major sponsorship opportunity.

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Post #1   4/28/13 11:24:57AM   

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I wonder if Jones will be allowed to wear the NIKE logo anymore.

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Post #2   4/28/13 1:03:16PM   

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This would be wild considering some of ufcs biggest names that wear nike. Jds just got his own nike shoe a few weeks ago & im not sure how long the deal was but anderson has worn nike pretty recently too

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Post #3   4/28/13 1:56:30PM   

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Somewhere Rampage is pissed

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Post #4   4/28/13 2:21:32PM   

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Posted by prophecy033

Somewhere Rampage is pissed



I was thinking the same thing.

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Post #5   4/28/13 4:38:11PM   

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reebok really isnt as big as it use to be......


i would even go as far to say reebok needs the ufc more than the ufc needs them

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Post #6   4/28/13 4:49:04PM   

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Curious how this will affect Nike sponsorships

Post #7   4/28/13 6:59:44PM