Is UFC parent company Endeavor looking to enter the world of boxing?
That’s the claim made by longtime boxing reporter Rick Glazer, who delivered a bombshell to the martial arts world on Christmas Day.
Promised everyone a Christmas gift, never printed, never talked about, biggest Boxing news in many years, Boxing Powerhouse #TopRank is in the final due diligence stage of being sold to Entertainment conglomerate #Endeavor headed by #AriEmanuel, Endeavor is the parent company of #UFC & #WWE, translated means after 58 years in Boxing 92 year old @BobArum is retiring, & @DanaWhite now enters the #Boxing business with the Top Rank purchase. Look for longtime Boxing stalwart & #DanaWhite friend @TomLoeffler1 to have a major role at Top Rank once the purchase takes effect. Now that’s mega news in the Boxing World!!! Hope you enjoyed your Christmas gift! Please repost.
According to UFC CEO Dana White, it’s not happening. “Absolutely positively not true,” White wrote on social media. “We are not buying Top Rank.”
Meanwhile, Arum was contacted by boxing journalist Dan Rafael, who reported on X:
We will update you if it appears that Endeavor is acquiring another sports property.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.