Xbox-sponsored UFC champ Demetrious Johnson discusses UFC-Reebok deal

Posted: December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Xbox and Microsoft backed UFC flyweight champion [autotag]Demetrious Johnson[/autotag] has one of the most well-known fighter-sponsor partnerships in the sport.

Johnson’s attire through fight week and on fight night has remained the same for years, but with the introduction of Reebok-sponsored UFC uniforms in 2015, everything is about to change.

While the reigning UFC titleholder admits details of the recently announced Reebok deal are still scarce, he does know it’s going to completely change the dynamic of his relationship with existing sponsors.

“Obviously I can’t wear Xbox in the octagon anymore, so there’s nothing I can do about that,” Johnson told MMAjunkie. “We’ve been talking to Xbox and Microsoft and all that stuff. We hope they keep me on outside. Whether they want me to go out and do promotion of games and stuff – for my last fight for Call of Duty I went down to L.A…

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