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Post by BluenoseGreig on Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:00 pm

Kickass32 wrote:
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Kickass32 wrote:Ok, a few takeaways here......how does Cyborg get out earned?

How does a fighter on the main card make only 3K

How does any professional fighter only make $1500 for a fight

Does anyone know how much Pettis was making in the UFC?

Crazy that Cyborg is earning half of what she was paid in the UFC, and they can claim sponsirs will be greater but no way they fill that shortfall. She was still sponsored by many companies whilst in the UFC, just no fight day visibility. There was talk recently that fighters get more sponsors now than before because of the use of social media to promote rather than fight day. Anyhoo, crazy how poorly she's paid here.

Pettis too, he chose to refuse a deal in the UFC, so how is he being paid less too? I wonder if there is a 'signing on' fee involved here?

As for how does someone get paid $1500, Bellator are known to pay as little as $250 to fighters on the undercard. Coker tried to explain it as they are giving them a chance to get a contract basically, in the past as an excuse! Check it here https://www.mmafighting.com/2018/3/11/17105532/click-debate-why-does-bellators-pay-structure-look-different-than-ufc-scott-coker-explains

There is no way....no fricken way a "professional" fighter should be making that little to fight for a major organization.  that's absolutely fucking embarrassing. Having said that, it is there choice, it doesn't affect me so let them fight it out with the orgs.

It is absolutely ludicrous they get paid this badly, and they really don't have too many choices but to take the shit money on offer if they want to succeed in the sport...….at least they do unless they get the fucking finger out and unionise. They're all so fucking stupid.

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Post by BluenoseGreig on Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:02 pm

Kickass32 wrote:Josh Barnett vs. Ronny Markes targeted for Bellator 241

Rebooked then. Hopefully Josh makes it this time.

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Post by Kickass32 on Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:31 pm

BluenoseGreig wrote:
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Kickass32 wrote:Ok, a few takeaways here......how does Cyborg get out earned?

How does a fighter on the main card make only 3K

How does any professional fighter only make $1500 for a fight

Does anyone know how much Pettis was making in the UFC?

Crazy that Cyborg is earning half of what she was paid in the UFC, and they can claim sponsirs will be greater but no way they fill that shortfall. She was still sponsored by many companies whilst in the UFC, just no fight day visibility. There was talk recently that fighters get more sponsors now than before because of the use of social media to promote rather than fight day. Anyhoo, crazy how poorly she's paid here.

Pettis too, he chose to refuse a deal in the UFC, so how is he being paid less too? I wonder if there is a 'signing on' fee involved here?

As for how does someone get paid $1500, Bellator are known to pay as little as $250 to fighters on the undercard. Coker tried to explain it as they are giving them a chance to get a contract basically, in the past as an excuse! Check it here https://www.mmafighting.com/2018/3/11/17105532/click-debate-why-does-bellators-pay-structure-look-different-than-ufc-scott-coker-explains

There is no way....no fricken way a "professional" fighter should be making that little to fight for a major organization.  that's absolutely fucking embarrassing. Having said that, it is there choice, it doesn't affect me so let them fight it out with the orgs.

It is absolutely ludicrous they get paid this badly, and they really don't have too many choices but to take the shit money on offer if they want to succeed in the sport...….at least they do unless they get the fucking finger out and unionise. They're all so fucking stupid.
One of the few instances where a union is absolutely needed
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Post by Kickass32 on Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:01 am

Kevin Ferguson Jr. will square off against Kaheem Murray in a 160-pound catchweight affair at Bellator 241.
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Post by Kickass32 on Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:36 am

Well at least Scott Coker is on to Rampage and his seemingly lack of preparation for recent fights


“Rampage, I think he’s got to figure out what weight class he wants to fight at,” Coker said. “That’s really what it comes down to. We fulfilled our obligation with him and we’re still talking to his manager. We have a good relationship with him and Tiki (Ghosn), and it’s just going to be like: Does he really want to do this? Does he really want to go out there and throw down? Because there’s times in a fighter’s career where it’s like, ‘That’s it.’ They’ve done everything they can in the sport.

“Rampage is a legend. He’s already done it all. He doesn’t have anything to prove to anybody, including myself. I think that’s something we’ll have a conversation with him but Tiki is saying he wants to go back down to 205. If he’s really serious about taking another stab at it. We’ll definitely have that conversation.”


https://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/bellator/rampage-jackson-needs-to-prove-he-is-serious-about-fighting-before-getting-another-bout-with-bellator/
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Post by jax on Mon May 04, 2020 6:27 pm

Yea, he's a glorified Bob Sapp at this point, just embarrassing himself for the most part.

Speaking of Bellator is Dillon Danis ever going to fight again? Or is he just going to tell the world he's basically the world champion after his 2 wins.
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Post by Kickass32 on Tue May 05, 2020 8:00 am

Dillon Danis is the new Ben Askren but without credentials
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