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WOW more fighters should go Bellator and get "paid"

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  1. cheese32165 Banned Banned

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    Bellator 148
    • Paul Daley: $25,000 (no win bonus)
    • Andy Uhrich: $8,000
    • Paul Bradley: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
    • Chris Honeycutt: $15,000
    • Patricky Freire: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
    • Ryan Couture: $19,000
    • Tony Johnson: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
    • Raphael Butler: $11,000
    • Jermaine McDermott: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
    • Eric Huggins: $1,500
    • Matt Perez: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
    • Eugene Cancino: $1,000
    • Te Edwards: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
    • Nick Bustamante: $1,750
    • Josh San Diego: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
    • Paul Ruiz: $2,500
    • Justin Smitley: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
    • Art Arciniega: $1,500
    • Ilima-Lei MacFarlane: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
    • Amber Tackett: $1,000
    • Carl Seumanutafa: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
    • Javy Ayala: $4,000
    Also I'm sure the sponsorship money is great on spike.com prelims.
    For comparison here is a recent UFC fight night payout.



    Stephen Thompson: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
    def. Johny Hendricks: $100,000

    Roy Nelson: $125,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
    def. Jared Rosholt: $33,000

    Ovince Saint Preux: $102,000 (includes $51,000 win bonus)
    def. Rafael Cavalcante: $42,000

    Joseph Benavidez: $118,000 (includes $59,000 win bonus)
    def. Zach Makovsky: $19,000

    Misha Cirkunov: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
    def. Alex Nicholson: $10,000

    Mike Pyle: $106,000 (includes $53,000 win bonus)
    def. Sean Spencer: $17,000

    Josh Burkman: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
    def. K.J. Noons : $34,000

    Derrick Lewis: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
    def. Damian Grabowski: $17,000

    Justin Scoggins: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
    def. Ray Borg: $18,000

    Diego Rivas: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
    def. Noad Lahat: $17,000

    Mickey Gall: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
    def. Mike Jackson: $10,000

    Alex White: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
    def. Artem Lobov: $13,000

    Diego Rivas with his 50k bonus made more money than Paul fucking Daley, Paul Daley people and it was his début.
     
  2. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    I'm sure the big dogs get paid though
     
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    Bellator will always be second best despite how many anti UFC sherdoggers cry about it
     
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    Paul Daley isn't a big dog ?
     
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    Don't be such a Dana White bootlicker. Its cool to bitch about UFC fighter pay and be a Bellator cheerleader
     
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    Eugene Cancino needs a new occupation.
     
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    Pfffff.


    Don't be silly with your sarcasm, ts. You KNOW Kimbo & Tito are raking in the millions...
     
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    Assumed Daley would be at least twice that pay to show.

    We all kind of thought the pay wasnt quite as rosy as some would like us to believe, but bashing the UFC is so easy its become the norm.
     
  13. gspieler Silver Belt

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    Those guts also aren't tied to a single sponsor that pays them pennies on the dollar. Not to mention the "big leagues", i.e. UFC, should pay significantly more, if that's what they market themselves as.
     
  14. Ryan McGizzle Boxing isn't dead, it's just hibernating

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    But the sponsors are giving all those fighters 20-30k a fight more than Reebok?
     
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    Does bellator allow sponsors though?
     
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    Lol and people have the nerve to talk shit about UFC pay.
     
  17. it is what it is Blue Belt

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    Looks almost like a UFC payscale, except these fighters are allowed real sponsorship money
     
  18. it is what it is Blue Belt

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    UFC makes it easy
     
  19. cheese32165 Banned Banned

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    Unless you are getting legit good sponsors which most bellator are not then the pay difference is still huge.
     
  20. SleepyBoy Silver Belt

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    Many of those fighters aren't top promotion ready so it makes sense they make a lot less.
    We will see what fighters think of their offers in the future by who they sign with, UFC or Bellator.

    Oh and...
    How much is it worth to work for someone other than Dana? One needs to be paid more if they are dealing with a difficult boss.
     

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