Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova was among the co-owners of the company the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), specializing in the organization of tournaments on the mixed single combats, reports Fox Sports. To buy a small stake in UFC has offered its customers the company William Morris Endeavor (WME), recently pushed for the UFC $4 billion.
That among the celebrities who have benefited from the offer WME was Maria Sharapova, said during his show famous American TV host Conan O’brien.
“I also said “Yes” and now own “a piece” of the UFC. I became part of a group of investors, which includes, to name at least some, Ben Affleck, Tom Brady, mark Wahlberg, Adam Levine, Cam Newton, LL Cool J, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Sylvester Stallone,” said O’brien.
According to the Wall Street Journal, only the number of co-owners of the UFC included 23 people from the stellar list of clients WME.
Under the auspices of the UFC is the most MMA fighters with a leading position in the world rankings, broadcast organization of the fighting can be seen in more than 100 countries.