The following is an excerpt from an article on the L.A. Times website:
[Dana] White said he and Lorenzo Fertitta were so thrilled when UFC champion [Matt] Hughes defeated MMA legend Royce Gracie last year that they handed him a $1-million bonus.
Now, White is less patient with criticism of his company's pay structure, and said in light of [Randy] Couture's departure, he's eliminating the practice of giving signing bonuses because they complicate negotiations.
“We've got lots of millionaires who couldn't be happier with their life,” White said. “Lots of guys have taken their money, invested it, and they're thrilled with how their lives are turning out.”
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