Boxers under Top Rank/Golden Boy/Mayweather etc...

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  1. SaiWa

    SaiWa Black Belt

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    What do fighters get in terms of benefits (besides exposure and access to bigger better fights/titles) once they sign up under one of the big promoters such as Top Rank, Golden Boy Promotions and/or Mayweather Promotions?

    What sort of perks do they get? Is one company better than the other in terms of treating and paying their fighters better? Are there other big boxing promoters besides those 2 (3 if you include Mayweather's)? I know Mike Tyson has one and Don King Promotion is still around (just inept and disfunctional)...

    Just curious and wondering...
     
  2. Seano

    Seano Hands of bone

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    Well, the obvious thing is that its easier to get higher profile fights with an established promoter.

    Don King was not inept BTW. He's one of the greatest promoters in the history of the sport, if not THE greatest. He just didn't do right by his fighters much of the time.
     
  3. farfan

    farfan Brown Belt

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    yep. + his cards were stacked as shit.
     
  4. SaiWa

    SaiWa Black Belt

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    do boxers get free things like access to better gyms, doctors, etc.. at reduced/no cost?

    And yeah, Don King used to be King. I don't doubt that he was the MAN when it came to promotions. But his company is in disarray now and he has fighters that aren't promoted properly at all.
     
  5. Cheese

    Cheese Banned Banned

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    King's Fighter is now The Heavywieght Champion of The World and King is gonna make sure his next fight is on HBO or Showtime, hell maybe even PPV. Watch.
     
  6. Seano

    Seano Hands of bone

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    There's no insurance for fighters in the sport as far as medical. Thats up to the fighters.

    I know that you can't just walk into Mayweather's gym and start working out.
     
  7. Wanderlei4Life

    Wanderlei4Life Red Belt

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    Mayweathers promotion doesn't promote nada.
     
  8. Seano

    Seano Hands of bone

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    Well, they do. I know you 've latched on to this LLC thing for some reason, but the bottom line is that they have fighters under contract and they fight on TV under Mayweather promotions.
     
  9. Wanderlei4Life

    Wanderlei4Life Red Belt

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    Produced by GoldenBoy Promotions.

    Same shit Cotto and Mp promotions when they do shows, produced by TR

    Nether 3 have a legit promoters license.

    As of now only Tr and GB are legit
     
  10. Seano

    Seano Hands of bone

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    Like I said, they fight on TV under Mayweather promotions, Mayweather gets money for it and his fighters get TV exposure.

    = promotion.
     
  11. Wanderlei4Life

    Wanderlei4Life Red Belt

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    Lol whatever, I'm thinking of the real term and promotor, not a side partner who pays a real company to handle the real business.

    Now with GB out the window maybe they can "actually" be a legit promotion company unlike the pony show as of now.
     
  12. SaiWa

    SaiWa Black Belt

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    Is GBP really in that much of trouble?

    I know Schaeffer was the real brains behind the operation and he's taking a few higher up folks from GBP with him but is it that bad?
     
  13. Seano

    Seano Hands of bone

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    I'm sure Oscar can find someone with the business know how that Schaeffer has, butI doubt Oscar can run the company himself.
     
  14. Wanderlei4Life

    Wanderlei4Life Red Belt

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    They'll hurt a little because Robert has done a great job until recently when he let some fighters go to Haymon without GB contracts.

    They'll be fine though, they're already established and have all the connections and know how to run a legit boxing business.

    Like Oscar said, "I found Robert, I can find another one."
     
  15. Confucamus

    Confucamus Last of the V8s Platinum Member

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    Isn't it Richard?
     
  16. Wanderlei4Life

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    Yes sir. Auto correct iPhone.
     

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