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UFC fighters with second jobs

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  1. Lenovo White Belt

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    It is quite evident that fighter pay is one of the most debated about topics in MMA.

    It is on frequent occasion that fighter 'X' will mention something about "not being payed enough" etc.

    This got me wondering as to how many of the athletes in the UFC (or MMA in general) have second jobs.

    Former UFC fighters Chris Lytle and Shane Carwin are examples.

    Lets hear some more.
     
  2. Skydome Banned Banned

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    Eddie Wineland- Firefighter
    Niel Serry-Warehouse worker
     
  3. spid3yo Guest

    all depends what you mean by job. I'm sure tons of guys have outside business ventures they have to put time in. They may help run their gyms teaching. I'm sure there are a ton more common examples.
     
  4. joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    I remember Ed Herman was bar tending while waiting for his knee to heal up. Then there's Crocop back in the day being a member of Croatian parliament.
     
  5. Lenovo White Belt

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    Well since this is MMA, and fighter pay is heavily criticized, I am talking in the sense of the need of a second job. Not necessarily business ventures/investments that fighters may have "for fun".
     
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    Luke Rockhard - male stripper
     
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    Isn't gastelum a firefighter?

    And there's the cop from quincy or newton or something too
     
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    Seems firefighting is a bit of a trend, Chris Lytle worked as a firefighter during his career and Stipe Miocic still does
     
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    Isn't Miocic a firefighter or EMS or something like that?
     
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    Demetrious Johnson works at a warehouse in Tacoma WA
     
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    Winners. More like these.
     
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    Paulo Thiago, police (special forces type cop of some sort).
     
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    mirko cro-cop was a cro-cop
     
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    Pretty sure he quite that job to focus on becoming champion before he accomplished it.
     
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    Chael and Rashad both have other jobs. Werdum as well.
     
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    I remember that Shane Carwin is an engineer. Stipe is a firefighter. Frank Mir bounced while in his early years of fighting. Paulo Thiago is a part of a SWAT team in Brazil. Mike Russow is a cop. I think there's more fighters who have second jobs. It sucks that being a part of the UFC can mean that you have to have a second job.
     
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    Court sanctioned community work does not count.
     

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