Now that the UFC is owned by a group led by the talent agency WME / IMG, a number of celebrities have reportedly bought into the world’s largest MMA promotion.
In July, it was announced that the UFC had been sold to WME / IMG and it’s financial partners. Although the purchase price wasn’t officially disclosed, it was reported that the sale was for approximately $4 billion. Well, on Friday, the UFC announced that numerous athletes, actors, musicians and celebrities have also bought into the company.
Here are some of the people who have reportedly invested in the UFC:
Tom Brady, Venus Williams, Conan O’Brien, Sylvester Stallone, LL Cool J, Ben Affleck, Michael Bay, Rob Dyrdek, Guy Fieri, Flea, Calvin Harris, Anthony Kiedis, Jimmy Kimmel, Robert Kraft, Adam Levine, Li Na, Cam Newton, Trey Parker, Tyler Perry, Maria Sharapova, Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, and Mark Wahlberg.
That’s some big time star power no?