Is it ok to bet against a teammate?

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  1. murertue

    murertue White Belt

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    Is it ok to bet against a teammate? I placed a bet on a betting site against Mats Nilson and put my money on Omari Akhmedov is that just bad for my karma?
     
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    Just go Pete Rose and bet on your teammate
     
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    Your saying you train with Nilson? Highly doubt thats true but if so then yes your a shitty teammate and karma will kill you before the night is over. :icon_lol:
     
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    Only if you lose the bet
     
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    You win the bet yet lose in character
     
  7. murertue

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    I train in a club called Rumble sports in Copenhagen where he also trains
     
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    Pics of you two together
     
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    Its a douche thing to do.
     
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    Not according to the MMABible..you have sinned.
     
  11. DoUEvenLiftBro

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    At the end of the day, you should do what's right for you. Did you sabotage Nillson intentionally? Probably not. You probably shouldn't broadcast you're betting against a teammate, but if you truly believe he was going to lose, it's your right to profit off it.

    I'm sure betting against a teammate is a legal form of insider trading. You might as well profit on the inside information you have.
     
  12. BrazilianDude

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    Don't let anyone in the gym know. Looks bad.
     
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    Not if they aren't friends. If it's just another guy training at the gym, who cares.
     
  14. murertue

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    He is not my friend or anything like that, we just train at the same club
     
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    Maybe in the neatherrealm its ok, but I think team unity is important, esp if one of you makes it to the UFC.
     
  16. M Raid K

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    Well, you won the bet (who saw that coming...), but generally you shouldn't beat against your teammate until you're 200% sure (s)he would lose.
     
  17. YukisHeart

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    It's not wrong, exactly, but broadcasting the fact that you did it would be seen (rightly) as douche-tastic. Keep it to yourself.
     
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    If money runs you, I don't see why not
     
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    Is he that bad that you'd bet on an unknown wild card against someone likely even a friend you train with everyday and see their potential?
     
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    Your money, your rules.
     

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