After sending an ominous warning to anybody illegally streaming UFC occasions in 2021, UFC president Dana White reinforces that he has been working exhausting to catch individuals concerned with piracy. White stated that he’ll prosecute individuals after UFC 257.
Piracy has been some extent of concern for the promotion since most of its earnings is determined by pay-per-view gross sales. White had promised to deal with the problem quite a few instances up to now, however by no means as confidently as he has been now.
In an interview with Adam Catterall to BT Sport, the UFC boss promised to go exhausting after unlawful streamers in 2021. White stated that the promotion has spent some huge cash looking for a approach to catch “these criminals.”
“So, we have been engaged on piracy since day one. It was one of many issues that we centered on. , it is an necessary factor to cease on this enterprise. We have spent tons of cash on all these items. We have simply received some actual necessary laws finished with piracy this 12 months,” White stated. “These individuals are criminals, and the web makes it appear to be these guys are good guys – these guys are unhealthy guys.”
The UFC President defined the method of discovering and monitoring one of many alleged unlawful streamers which have made enjoyable of White’s dedication in opposition to piracy up to now.
“After I got here out and stated this, all these guys began taunting me. So, I went by [all of them]. And I picked [one]. I stated, ‘you, you are the man.’ And I advised my individuals, ‘I would like this man.’ And guess what? We received him. We’re watching his home. We’re listening to his telephone conversations,” White revealed. “And when he places up this, if he places it up on Saturday, we received him. And we’ll arrest him. And I’ll prosecute him. I cannot be good. I cannot give him any leniency by any means.” stated Dana White.
Dana White guarantees to make a worldwide effort in opposition to UFC unlawful streams
Speaking to Adam Catterall at BT Sport, UFC President Dana White affirmed that he’s after one particular one who has mocked his efforts into tackling piracy.
White stated that the laws that he has been engaged on is legitimate worldwide and never just for the US. He additionally famous that most of the unlawful streamers are stealing individuals’s info.
“A variety of these guys will put up these hyperlinks and say, ‘hey, take a look at. We’ll give it to you at no cost,’ and all these items, and so they steal your info,” White asserted. “[This] is worldwide. This man is not in America. These guys assume [that] they’re so good. They assume they’re untouchable. They assume it is unimaginable. When you could have an organization as huge… they’ll catch you. You could be caught. The man simply needs to be as sick as me and need to get you, okay? And we received you, buddy. This man places this hyperlink up on Saturday evening… he is mine.” stated Dana White.
Revealed 22 Jan 2021, 06:28 IST