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UFC Opens office in Toronto
Posted on Wed, May 26, 2010 at 6:07 am
by The IDMA Team

Dana White taps former CFL commissioner Tom Wright to lead project

TORONTO — The Canadian Press Published on Tuesday, May. 25, 2010 1:02PM EDT Last updated on Tuesday, May. 25, 2010 1:16PM EDT

The UFC is opening an office in Canada.

UFC president Dana White and co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta made the announcement today at a news conference at Toronto's Rogers Centre.

Former CFL commissioner Tom Wright will run the Canadian office.

White has long called Canada the “mecca” of mixed martial arts because of its numerous, passionate fans.

The sport has yet to be sanctioned in Ontario, however.

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