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  1. Dreyga2000 VOTE DREYGA FOR POSTER OF THE YEAR!!!!!!!

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    • But they all can’t be trusted






    • By the way, whenever we talk about fighters coming together, I often feel like we miss the point. There are 500-something UFC fighters on the active roster right now. And those fighters come and go. The real key is to get the 10-something managers in the game to come together and then to get their fighters on board. But that’s a harder task than galvanizing the fighters because a good portion of the managers care more about their standing with the UFC than keeping their fighters happy. Just telling it like it is. Not all, but some. And that’s enough to make it almost impossible. That’s obviously a problem. In fact, a few years ago in Las Vegas, a bunch of managers met to talk about potentially coming together. Nothing happened and at least one person involved told the UFC the meeting happened. And that was that.


    • https://arielhelwani.substack.com/p/whos-going-to-take-that-next-step
     
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  2. podsox Gold Belt

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    Ali is in the UFC’s pocket. Good luck
     
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    I mean why do people give more exposure to this guy I have no idea lmfao as if he's some kinda of authority in anything

    I wouldn't be shocked if Ariel has a few accounts onn Sherdog, would be MORE shocked if he didn't..
     
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    Newsflash they all can't be trusted.. that's how businesses operate with a lot of money involved.
     
  7. WinningOne Green Belt

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    He’s not wrong. Managers know that their relationship with the UFC is more important than squeezing them for every dollar. The managers will make more money in the long term this way, but it hurts the fighters
     
  8. DebtCollectorMMA Brown Belt

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  9. TCE TCE = The Corona Effect Pink Belt

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    1. According to sources, a number of influential industry individuals have come together to create a new MMA league that is structured more like the NBA/NHL/NFL rather than your typical MMA promotion. This new league would also include an athlete association that implements a CBA with 50/50 revenue share, guaranteed contracts, health insurance, career-ending insurance and a pension plan. The plan is to announce the venture in the coming days, I’m told. They are hoping to launch in 2023.
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    PFL 2.0?
     
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    I missed that. How exactly would that even work w/ PPV??
     
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    Who are these individuals? Because everyone else is already tied to a promotion, so who do they have running this? Are they poaching people from other promotions? If it's just sports industry people, they need people that actually understands mma.
     
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    Have no clue. But that is definitely thread worthy.
     
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    Ali is intertwined to every facet of the PFL, so doubt he would risk his position to set this up. Wonder who these "influential industry individuals" are
     
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    Fucking hell, I wish he'd go back to ESPN. Whine, whine, whine.

    Plus I miss all the stuff Heck, Youngs et al put out that's been scrapped to accommodate this dickhead.
     
  17. Mesos Black Belt

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    MMA Managers working together….for the common good??


    Hahahhahahahahahhahaha *inhales* hahahahahhahahahah
     
  18. HNIC215 Semper Fidelis...

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    Managers won’t do shit.

    Most just wanna get paid and can only get paid if/when their fighters fight.

    So they need a good rapport with the UFC brass or else no one gets paid.

    These fighters need to work together to unionize but most have low brain cells, that lone wolf mentality or are simply too broke to take any risks.
     
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    I will believe him when he tells the truth to Conor
     
  20. Kinku Brown Belt

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    Wouldn't it be better Top mma Gyms band together and start a fighter union ?
     
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