Brian Ortega asked Dana White to be paid for UFC 226

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  1. legkicktko

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    https://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/bri...hting-to-get-paid-for-cancelled-ufc-226-bout/
     
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    If UFC pays fighters when their opponent pulls out, no fighter will ever accept a replacement fight again.
     
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    Is he really surprised?
     
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    There are ways around it. WME needs to just start treating this like an MMA organization instead of a circus show. Sounds like rich problems. Phukk WME. I'd rather they take a blow and the fighters are taken care of.
     
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    The audacity of this guy... I'm quickly not liking Ortega. The first post nailed it.
     
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    How these guys haven't started negotiating that into their contracts is beyond me
     
  9. legkicktko

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    I fully understand him turning down the last minute fights to wait for a title shot. But it’s mind fucking to me that he was expecting to be paid show money when he turned down two suitable replacements. I feel like anyone with common sense knows that if you opt to wait for a title shot instead of fighting, it comes at the expense of your purse.
     
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    ^ first post nailed it
    That and he didn't even weigh in.
    I understand training time was expensive but they gave him the opportunity to pick up a fight, which he did not.
     
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    I totally get his move, but it may backfire considering the baldfather’s ways.
     
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    He could have gotten paid. He chose not to work.
     
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    Normally I stand with the fighter, but Ortega just refused a couple of fights that made sense. So f*ck this dude. Good move from Dana.
     
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    I guess you have to get in their and fight, Ortega. You know, the profession which you've chosen.
     
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    LMFAO @ all the Corporate Slaves siding with the Corporate Master...Fuck, you people are Corporate Cucks.

    He did everything he could to fight Max Halloway.....Max Halloway pulled out....He was offered a replacement but it was a risk and he opt not to.


    Up to the Max Halloway pull out point...He did everything, promos, media, weight cut etc.....He fucking did it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    He atleast deserves a bit of paycheck for what he did do....At least the fucking expenses he wasted.


    UFC is a crap company, so it doesn't surprise me.
     
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    It's outrageous how much the UFC pays fighters anyway. Keep them starving. People need to eat. They will fight if that's what it takes to feed their families.
     
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    and they shouldn't. in 3 days notice? you guys defending how the ufc acts in this regard are being ridiculous. I'm not saying all his show money, but I don't know, 25% of it?
     
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    Frankie should of never fought this guy
     

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