Naturally, comedian Jim Norton and retired UFC fighter Matt Serra were wondering if their first interview with UFC President Dana White was going to be their last. After the pair signed on to “UFC Unfiltered,” a promotion-centric podcast backed by the company that puts the fighters in the cage, they wanted to know if they should start sending resumes in the event an investment group took over. So they asked the boss, their first guest. Related: Twitter Mailbag: Let's all just calm down about the UFC sale talk “We want to know if we still have a job,” Serra asked White around the 15-minute mark of an hourlong discussion on all things UFC. “More importantly, can there be a clause in there where I can’t be fired immediately?” Norton followed. As reports of the UFC’s sale to an investment group persist , the promotion’s president is treating the whole thing more like an unpleasant distraction than a sea change within the MMA industry’s largest and most powerful presence.
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