And while he likes the freelancing option to dabble in various forms of fisticuffs, Spong would be willing to give it all up and focus strictly on MMA if it meant getting an exclusive -- and lucrative -- contract to compete under the bright UFC lights.

He explained on a recent appearance on "The MMA Hour:"

"It depends. People forget we're prize fighters so that means we got to earn money to provide for our family, loved ones and for ourselves with everything that we need. So, of course it's also about the money. So, it all depends on what kind of offer. I know the UFC is exclusive so it's going to be only UFC for me, so, if the money is right, why not?"