Vince McMahon was said to have been responsible for arranging UFC’s deal with Saudi Arabia

The UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) will debut in Saudi Arabia on March 2nd 2024 as part of Riyadh Season. During an interview with, UFC President Dana White commented on working with WWE’s Vince McMahon now that the two brands have merged into TKO

“It was Vince McMahon [who arranged UFC’s Saudi deal]. It was 100 percent Vince McMahon. He made every call, he didn’t make one move without picking up the phone and calling me and getting me in the loop and seeing if I was cool with this and that. And he went from being, oddly enough, I don’t know why, an enemy (of UFC’s), to being an unbelievable, incredible partner.”

Click here for what White said about Vince being an “enemy” of the UFC in the past.