Seriously wtf ?!!

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  1. Malik111

    Malik111 Blue Belt

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  2. MilesAbove

    MilesAbove Gold Belt

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    Welcome to MMA, where the writers are idiots and the pay doesn't matter.

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  3. Cocakillbana

    Cocakillbana Black Belt

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    $500,000 is the highest purse I've ever seen for a UFC fighter. I know they get bonuses and PPV money as well, but the purses are never impressive. Alex Leapai had a bigger purse against Klitschko than this entire card. Haha
     
  4. PIT FIGHTER

    PIT FIGHTER YAMMA Pit Fighter

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    You're getting upset over that?

    LOLOL.
     
  5. Slongkong

    Slongkong Brown Belt

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    the key is the no win bonus
     
  6. nhbfan8080

    nhbfan8080 Black Belt

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    Its annoying when people say that, but to malign MMA websites is ridiculous.
     
  7. CC27

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    Not sure why people care about disclosed purse. Jones gets PPV points and probably made 3 mill atleast since this card is trending at 700-1 mill buys.
     
  8. muayjiujitsu

    muayjiujitsu Yellow Belt

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    It's not 24/7. most other jobs at minimum 8 hours a day as well. The article is stupid but you're equally as stupid if you think combat sports = 24/7 and therefore >> other jobs.
     
  9. PIT FIGHTER

    PIT FIGHTER YAMMA Pit Fighter

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    OP buys into the whole "fighting is in our DNA/It's a lifestyle" schtick.
     
  10. ThunderL1ps

    ThunderL1ps Red Belt

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    The only site I really care to read from an MMA writer is Zach Arnold's Fight Opinion website and he's having a tough time making ends meet.
     
  11. Crocop42

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    eseseses681 Purple Belt

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    The real funny part is the amount of people that're like:

    "Dude, I'm so exhausted. This's the only time in weeks I've gotten to hang out with somebody who isn't a training partner and where I don't have to focus on recovering my body for my next training session. Yesterday I spent three hours getting out of triangle chokes in the morning and getting jabbed in the face at night, and between that I did a superset; I did this all on a breakfast and lunch of nothing but berries, spinach and tempeh. No salt; salt makes me retain water, which I can't have going on for my 20-lb weight cut in a couple weeks."

    "Yeah, I know what you mean. I had to work overtime on Friday at the gas station. We're pretty much in the same boat."
     
  13. Baba Ghanoush

    Baba Ghanoush Black Belt

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    A schrick that plagues the majority of Sherdog unfortunately.

    See above post.
     
  14. EndlessCritic

    EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    the only wtf is the following:

    Brad tavares got paid 25 + 25 for his 11th fight (and 8th win) in the UFC

    Horiguchi got paid 20 + 20 for his 4th fight.
     

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