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Monday, 07/16/2012, 12:40 pm

Flyweight Ian McCall Discusses UFC Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

UFC fans were upset headliner Ian McCall made only $9,000 for his losing effort versus Demetrious Johnson.  McCall came on The Underground forum and stating that things are not always as reported when it comes to UFC fighter pay.

From: UGCTT_UncleCreepy
Posted: 12 hours ago
www.UncleCreepyMMA.com, UGCTT President
Member Since: 6/19/02
Posts: 5084
Dana says he doesn’t like to give out real numbers, which is def. the truth cause i came on here and saw people saying things like i shoulda got paid more even though i lost but i headlined the card..i did, dana sent me an extra 25k right after the fight plus i got main event sponsor money haha

the UFC pays you to do your job, if you do it than you get paid good.. in my UFC debut i made over 80,000… thats a lot of money for a division half the MMA community didn’t know existed!!

i love all of you guys, most of you know my life story, i just wanted you to know that i get taken care of by the UFC real well, ESPECIALLY when it comes to $!

All i gotta do now is beat the crap out of someone and move forward and start making anderson moneyyy !!!!!!! :)

UGCTT 4 LIFE! gotta head out but the shirts should be coming tomorrow so ill be signing them all for ya!

 


From:  UGCTT_UncleCreepy
Posted: 12 hours ago
www.UncleCreepyMMA.com, UGCTT President
Member Since: 6/19/02
Posts: 5085
Dana leaves it up to the fighters to talk about there pay, a lot of you guys dont know we get paid a lot more than what you see..
that is all :)
UGCTT
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14 Comments to Flyweight Ian McCall Discusses UFC Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

  1. Keep Fitch (Forever) says:

    You still deserve alot more Ian. That bald asshole should be paying you more then $80,000.

    • Josh Deloit says:

      haha i feel you man. I’ve been following Ian these days and i really like who he is as a person and a fighter

  2. YeahRightMan says:

    Lol. That’s pretty good for a losing fly weight I reck

  3. Josh Deloit says:

    Ian McCall seems like a nice and cool dude. a normal human being outside the ring, but a beast inside….

    check out his funny interview on Anderson vs Sonnen..

  4. stephen riddle says:

    Im set to make a cool 20k this year and someone would complain about making fighter pay? Lmao

    • Know Dat Feel Bro says:

      Same, I’ll be lucky to make 20k, doing slave labour work and hours….

      But we all gotta start at the bottom

  5. Paul Harris says:

    He CHOSE to be an MMA fighter. A short-lasting career choice. No one MADE him become an MMA fighter. He signs the contracts, he fights the contracts. If anything NCAA athletes are being robbed more than these guys.

    • B-rad says:

      Yeah a free education that in some places worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.. to play soccer????? yeahh Even guys like GSP and Anderson make about as much as a 2nd string QB in the NFL.. Drew Brees just signed his deal worth 20 mil a year.. The Spider has made maybe half that in his career -___-

      • Milkman says:

        Think again bud, the top dogs in the UFC make mad coin. Anderson will make more than 10 mil in his run. Gsp has gon on record to say he makes total 4-5 mil per outting. Not bad.

    • WrestlingRules says:

      VERY TRUE, especially the football and basketball programs. The top schools make multi-millions per year off the backs of these athletes. The colleges and the NCAA are taking serious advantage of these athletes and they need to be paid.

  6. Kjtrlt says:

    I think I’d have just kept my mouth shut. Who cares what the fans know about pay. If it wasn’t worth it, they wouldn’t do it.

  7. stephen riddle says:

    I would get knocked out for their pay for sure!

  8. CombatRusse says:

    Thank’s to McCall for his honesty

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