After Smith/Ladd Falls Apart, UFC Pays Smith Her Show/Win Money & Opts Not to Re-Sign Her

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  1. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    UFC paid her Win/Show money even though Ladd didn't make weight and the fight was cancelled. This fulfilled the final fight of her contract and the UFC is not interested in re-signing her to a new deal.

    Do you think the fact that she's outspoken about unionizing through Project Spearhead that they opted not to re-sign her to a new deal?
     
  2. milliniar

    milliniar Who needs a belt?

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    Probably played a part in it.
    I mean she was scared if she lost she wouldn't be sign or get a good deal. She wasn't scared of Aspen she fought cyborg...
     
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    That had to at least be part of the reason, there are other women in the UFC who should be cut way before Smith.
     
  4. Toco

    Toco Steel Belt

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    hahaha. most definitely they didn't re-sign because of that. smart by the ufc. but she will get win money? the guys that mcgregor fucked 2 weeks ago only got show money. but hey, that's the ufc for you
     
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    LMAO Damn
     
  6. UL

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    yes

    it did
     
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    SKILLBILL 60-9

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    LOL, nice move by the UFC.
     
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    Rebel_LioN Red Belt

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    Bec Rawlings still on the roster
     
  9. chitoortiz

    chitoortiz Silver Belt

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    100% it did.
     
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    As expected, they don’t like that affiliation she has regarding the union. Mind as well pay her and get her out of their hair. Not like she’s valuable to the company or anything she’s best known for getting beat by cyborg
     
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    The ScorpioN "GET OVER HERE!" Double Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Probably the fact that she's not a good fighter and has no marketable look (meaning she's ugly), no big deal.

    She'll be back in Invicta where the competition is easier.
     
  12. VinceArch

    VinceArch Venom in the veins.

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    Hey, she got her win money too. It might not have ended on the best terms but it sounds like she got out ahead.
     
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  13. Final Say

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    Called it
     
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    10-7 making $62,000 a fight. Disgusting
    1 WMMA down a few dozen more to go
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    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Trying to unionize was the lion's share. But she also didn't take a fight when it is more or less standard to do so in this type of situation. Also, she isn't a good fighter.

    Nice gesture by the UFC to give her the win bonus. They should have done the same during the Irishmen Gone WIld incident.
     
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    that the ufc paying her to go away and be someone else problem.
     
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    UFC got pissed she didn't take the fight
     
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  18. Final Say

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    They gave her the win money so it doesn't seem like she was outright cut. Which she was.

    Not taking this fight was obviously a mistake.
     
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    Union busting

    Expendable worker

    Bow down to the billionaires or else
     
  20. PEDS Help me Post

    PEDS Help me Post Black Belt

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    Not a good look to be turning down fights when you have a 10-7 record.
     

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