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  1. werdumau5***

    werdumau5*** So.Much.****

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    Would fighter treatment have to get before you decided to boycott ufc?
    Would it ever be a big enough issue to you?
    Would you ever truly boycott all ufc until they treated fighters better?
    Like what would be the line for you?
    I'm just curious as to what people's answer will be.
    I know this subject has kinda been done to death but...
    In b4 some lame attempt at being funny
     
  2. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Unless they are held at gunpoint and forced to fight I really don't give a shit.
     
  3. PBandJPenn

    PBandJPenn White Belt

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    pretty much this.

    they are free to go fight somewhere else or not fight at all and make a living doing something else.
     
  4. Chules

    Chules @UVEE'S BESTIE

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    They sign the contracts. Don't like it, don't fight for the ufc
     
  5. Phil Galdong

    Phil Galdong Green Belt

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    UFC is the only place to go.

    And please don't go out of your way trying to deny the monopoly.
     
  6. Rico

    Rico Franklin Platinum Member

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    You do know these people have the choice to become MMA fighters in the UFC right?
     
  7. werdumau5***

    werdumau5*** So.Much.****

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    Well yes but we are starting to see this...
    I mean look at the Diaz and GSP situation. A lot of the top guys are not happy and they ARE choosing not to fight which sucks
    I know the A level athlete thing keeps tossed around as a joke a lot here but it's kinda true...
    MMA is not as an attractive an option to them as it could be
     
  8. krelianx

    krelianx Silver Belt

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    Meh, I buy shit built by exploited children somewhere I can't see. I'm not a good human being anyway.
     
  9. Pliny Pete

    Pliny Pete Puts Butts In Seats

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    I dont give a fuck about the next mans problems
    Their life, their business
    Aint none of these assholes offering to help me
     
  10. NGute87

    NGute87 Purple Belt

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    The fighters fight because they want to. Its really as simple as that. Also, many fighters have left the UFC and found success elsewhere. The fighters make great money when they are well known and bring in revenue. I know I wouldn't pay a guy big money to work for me without somehow proving his worth first. No one would...or should at least.
     
  11. glennrod

    glennrod Just like mountain, ya paying your dues

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    A simple point, but a great one to boot
     
  12. Towelie by TKO

    Towelie by TKO The Continental Belt

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    I don't expect my customers to boycott my boss' business until I get paid more money. It doesn't even make any sense. If they want me to get paid more, they should buy more from me and help our business thrive, so I can make the case that I deserve a raise. Cutting into a business' profits in order to coerce them into increasing their overhead cost makes no sense.

    This.

    I'm not supercilious enough to pretend ethics are more important to me than my own enjoyment.

    If UFC fighters don't like what they're being paid they're perfectly free to get a real job. Not everyone can be a professional athlete. I'm not going to boo-hoo over someone not being paid enough to beat up other people for my amusement.
     
  13. Phil Galdong

    Phil Galdong Green Belt

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    It may seem like 'great money' to a simple man as yourself.... but it's not.

    Why do you think the UFC is so secretive about fighter pay? Because the percentage of revenue paid to fighters is low. Much lower than other sports.
     
  14. mma2013

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    i would never boycott the ufc over the issue of fighter treatment. ufc fighters aren't victims. they fight for the ufc at their own free will and if they're unhappy with their pay or contract, they can retire or go do something else like nick and nate diaz.
     
  15. NGute87

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    I'm simple? Lol your a fool. The ufc offers a contract and the fighters sign it. That's simple. Not me, moron. Sounds like your "simple" brain has a hard time understanding that the fighters are WILLINGLY signing ufc contracts. How can you not understand that? Lmfao
     
  16. Hawkman3111

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    Im not boycotting UFC over shyt like that, as long as the shoes are good Im watching.

    They should be paid more and the UFC takes greed to a ridiculous level, but thats on the fighters, dont like it dont fight or fight somewhere else.
     
  17. NGute87

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    Don't say stuff like that, it makes you a "Simple Man".
     
  18. Canned Tuna

    Canned Tuna Red Belt

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    There are plenty of guys with just as few skills as anyone in the UFC making a living outside of professional sports. If the life of a fighter is that bad they don't need to follow it. I made a decision to pursue a traditional career instead of pursuing fighting 3 years ago to provide myself with a more stable income. No one forces these guys to stay in MMA.

    Like others have said, if fair wages bother you so much then you should get off of the UFC's back and go boycott Nike and other companies that use underpaid little kids.
     
  19. s karlyle

    s karlyle الجسر

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    People don't care about athletes. They just want to see a show. Football players would play with broken bones and concussions people dint care long as the team wins. Sane for mma. People just want to see a good fight who cares if the fighter eventually loses vision in one eye or has breathin complications from to many broken noses. Shut UFC just barley implemented a health insurance plan like a couple of years ago.
     
  20. Genki Sudo II

    Genki Sudo II Blue Steel Ferrari Le Tigre They're The Same Face! Banned

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    I'm lost. Can anybody help me?

    Paraphrase: Everyone's out to get theirs; as long as it's not them or their kids being exploited they don't give a shit - not their fight.

    Humanity at its core essentially.
     

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