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UFC won't pay their fighters, so they go on hiatus, retire, or go to another org.

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  1. jeskola

    jeskola Purple Belt

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    UFC won't pay their fighters, so they go on hiatus, retire, or go to another org..

    - Holm on the shelf - contract dispute
    - Nunes on the shelf - wants more money to fight
    - Khabib - not being paid enough to consider fighting at the moment
    - Conor, Nick Diaz, Nate Diaz not fighting because UFC is cheap
    - GSP retired because UFC wouldn't come to terms for proper compensation on a Khabib fight
    - The #1 Middleweight in the world, Mousasi, fled to another org to get paid.
    - The #1 Flyweight in the world, Mighty Mouse, fled to another org to get paid.

    I could probably go on, that is just off the top of my head.
     
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    Paulie Walnuts Purple Belt

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  3. kflo

    kflo Steel Belt

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    Those are all fighters that have made a lot of money.
     
  4. Kung Fu Tze

    Kung Fu Tze Intergalactic Cowboy... Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Can't pay every fighter a million dollars or they would end up like Affliction and Strikeforce…
     
  5. tithas

    tithas Brown Belt

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    And yet they pay wayyyyyyyyy more than every other org out there.
     
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    Katsumi Yamada Silver Belt

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    Don't forget bader, horiguchi etc
     
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    Thenewguysnm1 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Lol at McGregor and lol at Gegard being number one middle weight
    He was a gatekeeper
    You also can’t just leave you have a contract
    Nunes is hurt and Holm is waiting for nunes
     
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    Katsumi Yamada Silver Belt

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    Maybe for prelim fighters, but many guys have left UFC for more money in other orgs
     
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    Be honest, would you suck it if Dana whipped it out?
     
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    If your name isn’t Ronda, McGregor, or Jones* the UFC gives zero fucks.

    Petty bully bitch Dana doing what he does. I bet that fuck was fat in school and caught a beating every other week. GSP faced his demons and conquered them. Dana became his own worst nightmare.
     
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    Now you’ve really done it TS. You’re gonna have the shills scrambling looking to spin every point you made in the UFC’s favor. It’s never the UFC’s fault. They never underpay. Professional fighters just don’t want to fight!
     
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    Drain Bamage Brown Belt

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    The barrier to entry is so low

    Its a c level sport so the pay is what it is
     
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    as slimy as most of the ufc brass' decisions have been throughout time I am certainly not envious of having to deal with fighters whom almost unanimously overvalue themselves.
     
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    Vegesus44 Black Belt

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    Lol, omg you are such a buzz kill. You would rather see the best fighters leave than get paid what they deserve?
    F U mai guy!
     
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    Vegesus44 Black Belt

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    Case in point…
     
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    She is 2-4 in her last 6, any contract demands are unrealistic

    Shes not holding off fighting because of money, she stated she needs more time to prepare for Holm

    Thats not why hes not fighting. Hes refusing to fight till November when his teammates suspension ends

    Nicks not fighting because hes got unrealistic demands

    Nate isnt fighting because he got paid so fucking much for the McGregor fight he no longer needs to fight (which destroys your entire argument)

    Conor, are you seriously citing Conor as an example of the UFC not paying enough?

    GSP retired because they wont let him take easy fights

    Lol.. #1 middleweight in teh world... no..

    Did anybody care? no.
     
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    Lol pathetic. I’ve seen better shilling on mmafighting. Step it up kid. That’s lazy.
    [​IMG]
     
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    This misses the point, UFC pays more from top to bottom. A handful of guys however, may make more elsewhere because they can't earn a UFC title fight but are top of the food chain if they go to a smaller promotion.
     
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  20. kflo

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    Lol.

    Who’s not getting paid what they’re worth?

    No one is leaving other than georges and that’s not because of money.
     

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