Changes In UFC Have Morale Down, Over Half Of Asia Office Employees Laid Off

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Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com reported on Twitter on Tuesday that half of the UFC’s Asia office has been let go and the overwhelming sentiment is more cuts are to come very soon.

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In addition, Helwani noted that according to multiple sources, the morale at UFC headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada is “very bad.” One equated it to “a morgue” over the uncertainly following WME-IMG’s acquisition of the company.

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It’s important to remember all of the changes implemented are part of the new owners establishing their budget for the company. It’s not that business is down, it’s that change is inevitable following a four billion dollar purchase.

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