05-09-2007, 02:33 PM
Status: Internet Top Team
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Nova Scotia
The deal could be in trouble given the latest news.
Originally Posted by Sam Caplan @ Fiveouncesofpain.com
Head of HBO takes leave
Chris Albretch, HBO's chief executive, is taking a leave of absence in order to take control of his issues with alcohol following an arrest this weekend in Las Vegas.
For more info, check out: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070508/D8P0FOLO0.html
Why is this important? Well, the head of HBO Sports, Seth Greenburg, is not a fan of mixed martial arts. The biggest push in the company to do a deal with the UFC was coming from Albrecht. Sans Albrecht, who knows if this deal gets done now.