Tom Brady, Robert Kraft Part Of Star-Studded Group Of New UFC Investors


September 30, 2016

The new list of UFC owners is star-studded, to say the least.

Late-night TV host Conan O’Brien revealed Thursday night that he’s part of a celebrity-laden group that bought a small ownership stake in UFC. Included in that group is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

WME-IMG recently purchased UFC for the whopping price of $4 billion in July. The talent agency allowed some of its clients to buy a small stake in the mixed martial arts company, and there apparently was no shortage of interest.

“I said yes and so now I technically own a piece of the UFC,” O’Brien said Thursday, according to “I am now part of a group of investors that includes Ben Affleck, Tom Brady, Mark Wahlberg, Adam Levine, Cam Newton, LL Cool J, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Sylvester Stallone, just to name a very few.”

UFC announced those celebrities’ involvement Friday, and it’s a group that also includes Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

?Expanding our ownership group to include this caliber of talent and entrepreneurs is a strong indicator of UFC?s fast-growing global presence,? UFC President Dana White said in a statement. ?Our new investors bring an incredible depth of knowledge and experience to help us continue to elevate this brand and capitalize on its entertainment and sports crossover appeal.?

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