Lorenzo Fertitta was bornon 3 January 1969 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, United States. Lorenzo Fertitta is #1120 in List Billionaires People In The World. Fertitta and his brother, Frank, made their fortune through mixed martial arts promoter UFC. The brothers bought UFC for $2 million in 2001; it sold to an investment group led by WME/IMG for $4 billion in 2016. They sold their remaining stakes in UFC in August 2017 at a $5 billion valuation. The Fertittas took public their casino business, Red Rock Resorts, in 2016. It was founded by their father. They launched an investment firm, Fertitta Capital, in May 2017.
The thing that really shocked me was the quality of the fighters. They were world-class athletes. I had this perception that these were just guys getting off a barstool and trying to hurt each other.