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If you have multiple champs willing to "retire" isnt the time now to start a union?

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  1. Meathead Jock WAR ASKREN

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    Theyve failed in the past, but they never had the likes of a Cejudo, Jones and to a lesser extent BMF willing to sit out forever over contract issues.


    In the past they had retired fighters and guys who werent champs with zero leverage.
     
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  2. EYEKICKFACES Purple Belt

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    Nah, a union would just have the highest paid lose money to compensate the lowest paid. The top fighters don't want any of that.
     
  3. Only Here for Attachments Stipe Justice Warrior

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    Unions don't make sense in individual sports
     
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  4. Kyle Stephens Purple Belt

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    Any time is the time to start a union, but all fighters, and I mean ALL have to be on board and be willing to make significant sacrifices.

    I don't think this shit is gonna happen in our lifetimes. :D
     
  5. balkanbomber85 Blue Belt

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    No, Unions do not really look at their members, they solely look at how much more money they can make... its a strange hostage situation, they are like legal hostage-takers where people voluntary get into the hostage situation, give them money, get stockholm-syndrom and cheer for them against the cops... very paradox
     
  6. Cooliox Steel Belt Platinum Member

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  7. lweiberg Brown Belt

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    Time to follow WWF's lead

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  8. lweiberg Brown Belt

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    I wonder what Bjorn is doing now. I recall Dana calling him a scumbag.
     
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  11. Kingz Gold Belt

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    lol, i remember that. Didn’t they end up joining the corporation?
     
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    Do you remember their first news conference together? It was truly surreal.
     
  13. Slapchoppin Brown Belt

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    the guys on top don't need the union it would be for the guys on the bottom of the card

    right now its the guys already getting paid the most arguing for more money

    fuck em
     
  14. Meathead Jock WAR ASKREN

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    For some I agree. But guys like Triple C could benefit from one. Guys like Mighty Mouse could have. Long successful fighters who fail to reach popularity would benefit from a union. Basically any fighter who isn't "charismatic" would benefit.
     
  15. Cooliox Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    "Bjork"
     
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  16. lweiberg Brown Belt

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    Yep, it was all a front and a rehash of the world's oldest story: union leadership cavorting with the management.
     
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  17. kimocomplex Silver Belt

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    Sports Contracts are individually negotiated. Union wouldn't work

    If they did figure out a way, it wouldn't change much i.e. LeBron still gets a LeBron contract while old guys get Veterans Minimum
     

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