Light heavyweight champ Jon Jones may have been the first UFC superstar to reportedly score a global sponsorship deal with Nike, but middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) was technically the Octagon’s first Swoosh-endorsed fighter.
It has since been announced Silva now also has a global contract with the planet’s largest sports apparel company.
Reigning heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is the latest UFC stud to land a deal with Nike, but his arrangement is limited to ads in his homeland of Brazil. However, 2Santos isn’t showcased in the commercial Nike Brazil just released featuring “The Spider.”
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