Dana White: WEC lightweights are coming to the UFC

Dana White has confirmed that the lightweights of the WEC will soon merge to the UFC’s lightweigth roster, as the light heavyweights, middleweights and welterweights did last year.

White, speaking via USA Today, said:

You’ve got a lightweight title fight on the card. What’s the advantage to having an overlap at 155 between WEC and UFC?:

“I actually think it’s kind of cool. I think eventually what we do is, we’re going to continue to add to lighter weights, and you’ll end up seeing these (WEC) guys go into the UFC, the 155 pounders.”

So once you add flyweight or divisions like that, you can move WEC’s lightweights and move them into UFC, is what you’re saying?:

“Yup.”

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