Dana: Werdum wanted $800k and PPV points to fight JDS @ UFC 207

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by PutUpYourDux, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. PutUpYourDux

    PutUpYourDux - Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Messages:
    2,164
    Likes Received:
    3,463
    Location:
    Hong Kong




    [​IMG]


    <36>
     
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2016
    PhilJackObrien, Toco and MMAcolyte like this.
  2. Ramon Antonio

    Ramon Antonio Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010
    Messages:
    3,745
    Likes Received:
    6,625
    Would be a good deal for getting KO'd within 3 minutes.
     
  3. Mixfight

    Mixfight Black Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2015
    Messages:
    6,549
    Likes Received:
    13,539
    Should have offered him a mill clean. No PPV points.
     
  4. sirmorbach

    sirmorbach These violent delights have violent ends

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2016
    Messages:
    7,066
    Likes Received:
    46,487
    Location:
    Brazil
    Just like Cain didn't pull out, Werdum didn't say no.

    Ish.
     
  5. Gabe

    Gabe Saturdays are for the Boys

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2015
    Messages:
    10,790
    Likes Received:
    29,474
    Location:
    Charlotte, USA
    I blame Cain.
     
  6. Edwin

    Edwin Guest

    Some fans complain about fighters getting paid peanuts.

    Other fans mock the fighters for asking for a better pay.

    You can never understand them.
     
  7. PutUpYourDux

    PutUpYourDux - Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Messages:
    2,164
    Likes Received:
    3,463
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    They're getting craftier as they age.

    <33>
     
  8. Conor has really changed the game.
     
  9. Shaddows

    Shaddows Steel Belt

    Joined:
    May 30, 2011
    Messages:
    26,645
    Likes Received:
    19,283
    Location:
    MA, USA
    are we believing in Dana now or is it only when it agrees with your hate?

    [​IMG]
     
  10. UseARubberGuard

    UseARubberGuard Wrap it up

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2009
    Messages:
    3,184
    Likes Received:
    4,097
    Location:
    Somewhere you haven't heard of
    I mean Werdum should definitely get a pay bump for the short notice fight, but come on....
     
    PhilJackObrien and MMAcolyte like this.
  11. WimpLo2

    WimpLo2 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    3,612
    Likes Received:
    1,243
    This is Werdum's fault..or rather his agent's fault for giving him that absolutely terrible 8 fight deal. 8 fights.
     
    HockeyBjj and MMAcolyte like this.
  12. Defeat Unknown

    Defeat Unknown Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2013
    Messages:
    10,002
    Likes Received:
    12,622
    Fair.

    Former champ. Has beaten the absolute best in his division in multiple organizations. Is not in any way prepared for a fight against someone like JDS, who is a completely different fighter than Cain. 1 week to prepare.

    Will be interesting to see in 2017 how many fights are cancelled because UFC doesn't want to pay their fighters. Literally the best fighters in the world sitting out because they aren't being compensated to be headliners, champions and contenders.
     
  13. Soul On Ice

    Soul On Ice Arguably Never Lost

    Joined:
    May 12, 2010
    Messages:
    23,959
    Likes Received:
    86,498
    Location:
    5th floor cooking raw
    So basically turning it down without having to turn it down.
     
    Toco likes this.
  14. Senzo Tanaka

    Senzo Tanaka Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2010
    Messages:
    13,447
    Likes Received:
    9,790
    I like how Dana tries to twist reasonable demands into something that's abhorrent and insinuating that you aren't a "real" fighter unless you take it in the ass for the company.

    As an independent contractor, what is in it for Werdum to take a short notice and dangerous fight without compensation? UFC acts like these guys are employees without treating them as such.
     
    MPD-Psycho, lts5025, Ah Man and 22 others like this.
  15. bluesnoopz

    bluesnoopz Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2013
    Messages:
    2,783
    Likes Received:
    1,313
    Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
    Well i think thats a reasonable amount, he is a big name although he isnt a big draw. werdum and jds both have legendary resumes, and jds still has time to add more names to it. im not saying that werdum is too old to have a chance against jds, but eventho they are both my favorites, i gotta go with jds no matter who he fights. lol
     
  16. ClosetVitorFan

    ClosetVitorFan Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2015
    Messages:
    11,524
    Likes Received:
    17,802
    He deserves every penny what he asked for to do it. That wasn't unreasonable. UFC are getting greedier by the day. You want favors, you gotta return the favor because Werdum did favors for the UFC when Cain dropped out last time against Hunt in Mexico city. How was he repaid for that loyalty? Well there are new owners now. His loyalty to Zuffa doesn't matter. It's WME now. That's what I see happening. Fighters who were loyal to Zuffa/Fertitas aren't gonna be taken care of by WME.
     
  17. BenRichards

    BenRichards Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2015
    Messages:
    3,098
    Likes Received:
    2,562
    If he did, good for him. He was the one with something to lose. If you want someone to do you a favor on short notice you better pay them like it. Jds wanted it because he stood to gain everything fighting him. If werdum looked bad even in a win then he's only set himself further back. He deserves what he's asking in that case
     
  18. gimp0

    gimp0 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2009
    Messages:
    4,977
    Likes Received:
    9,469
    So Dana turned it down, not Werdum.

    Cheap bald fuck.
     
  19. I am Everywhere

    I am Everywhere Sherdog Millionaire

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2015
    Messages:
    2,343
    Likes Received:
    4,532
    Location:
    Omnipresent
    I just watched this scrum in that shitty vertical phone cam and now I see this one is in 1080p. fuck me
     
    MMAcolyte and PutUpYourDux like this.
  20. PutUpYourDux

    PutUpYourDux - Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Messages:
    2,164
    Likes Received:
    3,463
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    Me? I don't hate anyone. It's just funny, truth or lie, it's still funny.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.