Originally Posted by Maldonado136
that makes it even worse. i doubt they could have made pride give in to co promotion demands if it had existed then. other fight companies have nothing to gain by co promoting with them except one fighter and its absurd that any company would go through that just for that one fighter. if it wasnt for that fedor and the ufc probably wouldve came to a compromise.
Fedor actually turned down the UFC before he joined M-1. and Pride let him fight in RINGS and Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye.