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World Fighting League Reveals Further Details About New Organization

The newly formed World Fighting League has issued further details surrounding the pay structure for its athletes. With the intention of evolving and elevating the sport of MMA, WFL plans to accomplish its goals by mirroring the pay structures used by other professional sporting franchises like the NBA/NHL/NFL/MLB. The...

Quote: If You Want To Make Millions In The UFC, Kick Everybody’s Ass

Esteemed coach and the first UFC welterweight champion Pat Miletich gave his opinion on how to earn those million-dollar paychecks in the UFC. As a former champion of the organization, Miletich is familiar with how fights are negotiated with promoters. Miletich insists that the UFC prefers to do business with...

Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel Defends Current UFC Fighter Pay Structure

In light of the financial success Endeavor Group Holdings has produced, CEO Ari Emanuel has come to the UFC's defense. The media and entertainment conglomerate attributes much of its recent progress to the acquisition of the UFC roughly five years ago. The UFC was sold to Endeavor for a hefty...

Michael Page Is A ‘Massive Supporter’ Of Jake Paul’s Fighter-Pay Crusade

Michael Venom Page may not be a fan of Jake Paul boxing, but he respects the YouTuber for advocating for fighter pay. MVP has been one of the home grown products of Bellator, regularly going viral for his exciting fight style and over the top celebrations, as well as his...

White Lays Down Challenge To Anyone Complaining About Fighter Pay

Dana White has taken a deep dive into the issue of fighter pay, which includes laying down a challenge to anyone who is complaining about it. Yesterday, we ran a story about former UFC heavyweight Travis Browne defending Dana White and the UFC on the subject of fighter pay. Browne...

Sarah Alpar Forced To Start GoFundMe Ahead Of Blanchfield Fight

The debate over fighter pay has intensified after UFC women's flyweight Sarah Alpar has been forced to turn to fans to help cover her fight costs. This comes ahead of Alpar's second UFC appearance. "Too Sweet" is set to face future star Erin Blanchfield on September 18, but despite being...

Paige VanZant Demands Raise From UFC: I Make More On Instagram

The topic of fighter pay is and always will be a hotly-discussed one in the UFC. MMA starlet Paige VanZant has quite the unique perspective on that. Speaking up today on "Ariel Helwani's MMA Show," VanZant revealed she has one fight left on her current UFC contract. When her deal...

TUF 24 Finale Fighter Pay: Demetrious Johnson Leads with $350,000

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CQLTEkLJGU With another Las Vegas UFC card out of the way, that means that the fighter pay was released quickly, and MMAFighting snapped it up. Here's how everyone on the card stacked up income-wise (all winners' pay is split 50/50 between show money and win bonus unless otherwise noted): Prelims on...