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Fighters, fans, and media react to UFC layoffs

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News broke Wednesday that the UFC laid off several employees at its Canadian head office in Toronto, including executive UFC Canada executive vice-president and general manager Tom Wright.

The company was recently bought by WME-IMG in July for approximately $4 billion dollars and now has celebrity investors on board.

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The layoffs are in conjunction with several looming high-profile exits, including public relations man Dave Sholler and matchmaker Joe Silva.

Several fighters, fans and media took to social media to react to the news.

 

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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