UFC to hold payment of 'fight-night' bonuses until after return of drug tests

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  1. Gigaton Punch

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    hard to argue against it, kind of a win win for the UFC
     
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    It's their money, they can do whatever they fuck they want with it.
     
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    In before the guys who will say this is just the UFC trying to pay the fighters less money.
     
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    Do the fighters still get paid for the fight if they fail drug test?
     
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    Tooth and Nail Forever Brocktober

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    This is an interesting way to "motivate" fighters to not use banned substances indeed.
     
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    I was actually wondering the other day if they took the money back when the fighter tests positive.

    Sucks for the clean guys to have to wait for their checks, but loooool to the juicers.
     
  8. NetHazard

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    Seriously?
     
  9. Tooth and Nail

    Tooth and Nail Forever Brocktober

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    LOL

    I was thinking the exact same thing.
     
  10. m0353

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    It's only logical
     
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    Damn good idea....I think Dana may have finally found a way to get those who stray off the path.....back on!!
     
  12. Level One

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    This might work if the UFC's drug testing didn't absolutely suck.
     
  13. mawashi geri**

    mawashi geri** Banned Banned

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    not a bad idea to stop the increasing amount roiding going on
     
  14. mawashi geri**

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    yes
     
  15. Jawth

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    It's a good idea.

    Doesn't really deter the big stars from doing it though.
     
  16. Vashgun

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    if a fighter fails, will the bonus go to someone else?
     
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    The fighters need to unionize.
     
  18. YouknowLo

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    Bingo.
     
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    Yes, but they get fined. Personally, I think they should be fined more than guys who fail to make the weight; as much as twice as much (40% of their purse and 40% of their win bonus).
    Agreed, but I think giving guys a contract that says if they accept this money, it can be taken away if they took a banned substance would suffice.
    The UFC's independent testing catches a heck of a lot more fighters than the various state athletic commissions do.

    Also, unlike the bulk of Japanese MMA promotions and drug testers, they actually catch people on stuff occasionally. :icon_chee
     
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    Dude, do you read the news after they get busted? Diaz had to surrender 30% of his purse for his failed test.
     

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