Filed under: Featured Videos , News , Radio Highlight , UFC , Videos Right around the time Semaphore Entertainment Group chief Bob Meyrowitz decided he was tired of losing money and fighting uphill on the UFC, Dan Lambert got a call. Back then, Lambert was the money behind Silveira Brothers Fight Team, a squad headed by UFC veteran Conan Silveira and his brother Marcelo. The UFC was a place for team members to fight. But as Lambert found out, the fight promotion could be headed for the scrap heap. John Perretti, who’d previously served as matchmaker for UFC rival Extreme Fighting, told Lambert that Meyrowitz wanted out and was looking for someone to buy his share in the UFC after the promotion was booted off pay-per-view.
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How American Top Team’s owner and an ex-matchmaker almost bought the UFC – MMA Junkie