White ‘Absolutely’ Looking Into Streaming Possibilities Ahead of FOX Deal Ending

VIDEO | Dana White ‘Absolutely’ Looking Into Streaming Possibilities Ahead of FOX Deal Ending.

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“WITH TECHNOLOGY WE’RE GETTING TO THE POINT THAT I ALWAYS DREAMED ABOUT. I ALWAYS SUED TO SAY, WE’LL TAKE THIS THING ALL AROUND THE WORLD, BUILD A FANBASE, BUILD UP SOME TALENT IN EVERY COUNTRY AROUND THE WORLD, AND THEN WE’LL GET TO A POINT IN TIME WHERE EVERYONE CAN WATCH IT AT THE SAME TIME, ON THE SAME PLATFORM. WE’RE GETTING TO THAT DAY. [ON OUR OWN PLATFORM], ON A TYPE OF OVER-THE-TOP PLATFORM. ABSOLUTELY, [STREAMING SERVICES ARE] ALL ABOUT THE CHANGE. WHEN I GREW UP, WE HAD CHANNEL 3, CHANNEL 5, CHANNEL 8 AND CHANNEL 13, AND THEN THE CHANNEL SESAME STREET WAS ON. THOSE WERE ALL THE CHANNELS THAT WE HAD, RIGHT? NOW WHAT’S CRAZY ABOUT TELEVISION THESE DAYS — I HAVE DIRECTTV AND I HAVE CABLE, SO I HAVE 2,000 CHANNELS RIGHT? AND NOTHING’S ON. NOTHING’S ON. I THINK WE HAVE THE TYPE OF CONTENT THAT PEOPLE WILL WATCH.”

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