New Reebok deal details

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  1. Headkicktoleg

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    Looks pretty lame to me. They have to pay for anything they lose. lol




    1. Ranked fighters will get to pick their color scheme first, with the higher ranked fighter getting first selection if he/she faces another ranked opponent. Same colors can not be used. Unranked fighters will work with matchmakers to select colors.

    2. Each fighter and their cornermen will be issued official Reebok gear upon arrival of host city. Product will include a gym bag, hoodie, T-shirt, workout shorts, weigh-in shorts, weigh-in walkout sweatpants, weigh-in T-shirt, weigh-in walkout hoodie, weigh-in hat, underwear, socks and shoes. Women will also be issued sports bras.

    3. If any fighter or a member of their corner refuses to wear the issued gear, they will assessed a penalty which includes a fine and possibly removal from the event.

    4. Fighters must wear Reebok-issued gear during all UFC sponsored events including open workouts, media day, weigh-ins and press conferences. A fighter can opt to wear business or business casual attire to the press conference instead of the issued gear.

    5. A fighter is responsible for lost merchandise and/or replacement costs.

    6. Fighters are paid by the UFC within 10 business days of their fight. Fighters are paid based on the UFC fighter pay scale and their official ranking at the time of weigh-in.

    7. The UFC logo is not to be covered and no other logo and/or sponsor can be visible while UFC has the option to add another sponsor/logo to the attire.

    8. All headphones worn by fighters must be supplied by
     
  2. Raphael

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    draconian.
     
  3. machidafan99

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    that sucks unless it's big money
     
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    So they wear their stuff out to fight, then gotta give it back? Sounds like an awesome deal!
    /sarcasm
     
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    #9 seems to be to provide "Ring Worn" gear for trading cards...
     
  7. TheMax

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    The one they wear to or into the ring that gets returned in #9 is likely for trading card scraps...
     
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    lol
     
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    So the UFC can add logos at their discretion. Surely there's no way that they wouldn't give you a cut... right?
     
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    These are the dumbest rules I've heard for any sport. Sounds like rules you'd make for little league or something.
     
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    What the fuck is this shit

    Sounds like barracks and uniforms issuing, not sponsorship
     
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    Horrible. Seriously
     
  14. TheMax

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    These apply to Media Day, Weigh-Ins, Fights, and the presser.

    We already knew it'd be Reebok gear during that time. The minutiae of rules seem fairly straightfoward. Highest ranked guy gets picks of color. [Away team wears white...] We issue your crap, and try not to lose it, please return any one item of your choice for trading card scraps.
     
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    Lol, not only do you get paid less, but you also have to wear it and if you lose it you get charged for it.

    What a f#cking joke. Fighters should be all:

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    About the same as the NFL actually.
     
  17. edco76

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    So.....pretty much like most sports.
     
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    These sound exactly like the equipment rules for any well organized sport at any level.

    You can bitch about the fighters getting their outside sponsorship cut and not getting as much from Reebok (in the case of a popular yet lower-ranked fighter), but the operational rules themselves seem completely harmless.
     
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    Confirmed rankings matter.

    Where the fuck you at, Emjay!?!?!
     
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    The days of cool walkout shirts are over
     

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