1. Where did your likes go? Please Read This Thread »

What are you thoughts?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Rod Farva, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Rod Farva War Big Nog!

    Joined:
    May 29, 2007
    Messages:
    18,778
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    USA
    ...on a fighter's purse if his opponent can't fight?
    Cain can't fight so Werdum is stuck without a fight. (Assuming they don't fund a replacement)

    Should he be entitled at least to his SHOW money?

    If not, you are putting a guy out of work because someone else can't fight.

    Not everyone in the UFC is a millionaire and can go an extra few months without a paycheck.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. ortizgnp Juice Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2012
    Messages:
    22,244
    Likes Received:
    0
    Cain should pay him.
     
  3. Official OT Newcomer of the Year 2017 Nominee

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2016
    Messages:
    959
    Likes Received:
    1
    Show and Win money.
     
  4. HaikenEdge Rationality will win the day.

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    2,498
    Likes Received:
    0
    If he makes weight, give him his show money. If he doesn't bother, then nothing.
     
  5. Coconut Joe Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2015
    Messages:
    12,431
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Always in Philly
    Cain owes half of everything he owns to the UFC/fighters he has screwed over his career
     
  6. Anung Un Rama Idol of Millions Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2009
    Messages:
    71,738
    Likes Received:
    151
    Location:
    Osgiliath
    I feel if a fighter pulls out if s fight then his/her oldest living relative should have to take the fight. Plus show money.
     
  7. Which Doctor The ATT Heel Stable/Faction Belt

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Messages:
    16,707
    Likes Received:
    6
    Location:
    #mybusiness w/ Heenan, Bockwinkle, & Covington
    Show and win money. If Werdum would have fought and won, tack on Cain's PPV points and make Cain work off the debt.
     
  8. Coconut Joe Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2015
    Messages:
    12,431
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Always in Philly
    Why would a serious fighter even book a fight with Cain knowing there is an 80% chance Cain will bail out on the fight? Can't take him seriously anymore due to inactivety.
     
  9. Coconut Joe Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2015
    Messages:
    12,431
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Always in Philly
    I don't hate Cain,in fact I love his fights. His months/years away from the cage has destroyed his credibility. Aztec warrior my ass.
     
  10. Rod Farva War Big Nog!

    Joined:
    May 29, 2007
    Messages:
    18,778
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    USA
    I agree this is the most fair.
    I wonder if the UFC does anything like this
     
  11. 007 License to Kill

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2004
    Messages:
    10,075
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Myrtle Beach,SC,USA
    Part of the fight game. Two independent contractors hired to fight. Contracts not met. I am sure UFC is doing what they can to get him a fight and help save what they can to 207
     
  12. RiverCity Green Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Messages:
    1,022
    Likes Received:
    0
    Show money.
     
  13. Which Doctor The ATT Heel Stable/Faction Belt

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Messages:
    16,707
    Likes Received:
    6
    Location:
    #mybusiness w/ Heenan, Bockwinkle, & Covington
    Glaztec warrior.
     
  14. HI SCOTT NEWMAN ✔ This Cat had 167,454 Likes Received ✔

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2008
    Messages:
    43,890
    Likes Received:
    198
    Location:
    Wichita, Kansas, USA
    In other recent similar situations UFC have paid the fighter their show money, but not win money.. and they will only pay them if they make weight, obviously in Werdums case he will make weight as he is normally around 240 and doesn't cut. So don't know if they will even bothering asking him to do it or not
     
  15. clackers Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2003
    Messages:
    2,143
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Australia
    Maybe he should get paid 10 % or something
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.