The UFC is worth $3.5 billion, whoa

Props to Dana White and co. for taking a fledgling human cockfighting ring and turning it into an international powerhouse. With the aggressive expansion of the UFC brand, it’s cool to see how big the company has grown. Now, that doesn’t excuse their low wages, not by a long shot, but it’s not like this worth of $3.5 billion means they have that cash hoarded aways somewhere.

There are still growing pains, yes, but we’ve come a far way.

Check out’s piece on the UFC blowing up.

CNN really digs MMA lately, eh?