After Wednesday’s announcement that five UFC fighters and former Bellator CEO, Bjorn Rebney were forming the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. The announcement was made during a two-hour conference call hosted by Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez, Tim Kennedy, T.J. Dillashaw and Donald Cerrone. MMAFighting.com contacted the UFC for a response to the announcement.
A UFC official said, “We respect all of our athletes and are always open and willing to hear their thoughts on how to improve the sport.”
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