UPDATE: Inside MMA Reports UFC to Buy IFL
July 17, 2008
HDNet’s Inside MMA reports that the IFL will be bought by the UFC, according to a senior producer of the show. MMAPayout.com has confirmed that talks between the IFL and UFC are taking place.
UPDATE: Inside MMA has learned that the UFC is in the process of acquiring the IFL. The news was shared with MMAPayout.com this morning by a senior producer of the show (EDITOR’S NOTE: The language of the original report has been changed to more clearly reflect this fact, my apologies for any confusion). MMAPayout.com was then able to independently confirm that the companies are engaged in negotiations concerning a potential acquisiton.
Sam Caplan has more details at 5OuncesofPain.com.