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Cormier only paid 90k??

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Roids, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. Roids Purple Belt

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    wtf? he was undefeated, one of the biggest UFC stars, and just fought in one of the most hyped and biggest main events ever and he only got paid 90k? that's pathetic. Aftet taxes and training costs he would barely get 30k in the hand.
     
  2. Bokelj Trigger central

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    You agree on a contract, when that contract ends you get a better one based on performance. If you wanna go the Diaz route you might get more but also sidelined for a year.

    So yeah, 90k
     
  3. Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    highly doubt he is walking away with only 30k
     
  4. loisestrad Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Cormier earned millions on that fight. Believe you me.
     
  5. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Agreed TS, although expect to get flamed by the myriad of Zuffa Zombies here who think that UFC fighters are awesomely paid, or that they should have gone to college and gotten their masters degree if they wanted to earn a real living. lmao
     
  6. Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    all it takes is a business degree :)
     
  7. Heat Vision Blue Belt

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    He's also a UFC broadcaster for Fox. I doubt he's short on cash.
     
  8. Roids Purple Belt

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    irrelevant
     
  9. Monkey Pride Blue Belt

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    I sincerely hope he was paid more than his disclosed purse. If not I honestly dunno how ppl ever expect to make it in MMA unless u fight 5 times a year. That shoulda been at least a mil in the bank for Cormier and three times what he got for Jones


    Like not everyone can be champ. Lots of guys only get 1-2 really big fights. Hell most don't get any. So They ought to get paid for them. But noooooo they signed a contract and we want you to take this gigantic fight before we discuss a possible raise. It's rubbish. 90K to challenge for the number 1 belt in the number 1 MMA Org is just pathetic. Some Truck drivers earn more. No knock on truck drivers at all btw I'm just saying like god. Cormier shoulda been a truck driver $$$ wise. All MMA fighters Cept the champs could earn more money driving a trailer full of gasoline or luxury cars. Back up tackles make what Cormier did in a tenth of a football season.
     
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  10. Th3Sav4ge "What the fuck is happening!?"

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    If he would have won it would have been 180k right?
     
  11. ib313 Imagine a Dystopian UFC

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    I don't tend to concern myself with the "plight" of people who make more than I do.
     
  12. GoldenAzazel General Manager of PWD Platinum Member

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    I'm assuming that's not including the FotN bonus
     
  13. spid3yo Guest

    Not at all, but we'll flame the shit outta you if you don't understand a basic concept like a contract.
     
  14. Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    bingo
     
  15. Cid Silver Belt

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    He'd get a PPV %.
     
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    he probably got some ppv points, but millions? naaahh
     
  17. Hoist Gracie Green Belt

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    I heard he was paid in $1000 milkshakes.
     
  18. My name is Shawn

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    Only 90k
     
  19. Th3Sav4ge "What the fuck is happening!?"

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    90k to show 90 k to win i assume.

    180k is more than joes aldo gets i think
     
  20. straight6 Black Belt

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    90K for the biggest UFC title fight in years against the most dominant champ... ufc pay is fking sad. 90k is not net take home, that 90k is gross..he still has to pay trainers/camp, mgmt. fees, taxes.
     

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