Dana F'in' White made an announcement several months ago that the UFC was seeking a financing deal with another partner. "Finance" meaning an investment to the tune of $100 million in cold cash. How much input would the new partner have? Nada. Zilch. Zero.
I find it difficult to believe that someone with as much swag as Shane O' Mac would simply accept a role as a go'fer, after paying $100 million to buy into the company.
Who knows, anything's possible. Maybe Shane is that sick of the 'E.