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Korean Zombie to make $20K + $20K for title shot


Korean Featherweight Chan Sung Jung, aka "the Korean Zombie," says he will be making $20,000 to show and another $20,000 win bonus with no PPV points for his UFC 163 title shot against Jose Aldo.


The forest and the trees, what the UFC pays its top fighters.

Over the last months there has been a resurgence of the discussion on the way the UFC financially rewards its fighters. Some has been focused on the percentage of the total company turn...

White on UFC: 'This isn't a long-term f*cking job'


Dana White says that fighting in the UFC is a short-term gig and not one that is likely to set many fighters up for retirement with the money they make in the promotion.

Breakdown of UFC's bonus pay structure


Throughout 2013, the UFC has given away 70% of their "of the night" bonuses to fighters on the main card. This means it likely wouldn't hurt UFC's lower class fighters if eliminated in favor of...

Cholish still waiting to get paid for UFC on FX 8


UFC Lightweight John Cholish is claiming on twitter that he still hasn't been paid for fighting Gleison Tibau at UFC on FX 8 despite assurances that the money would be wired to him on Monday.

Where Is Lorenzo Fertitta's $275 Man?


A look at the Friday Night Fight payouts for the show where Lorenzo Fertitta claimed a fighter was paid $275 to fight.

Melvin Guillard Preps For UFC On FX On The Round Up


Is the Young Assassin ready for Jim Miller or is he staring another disappointing loss right in the face?


ESPN Fighter Pay Saga: Is UFC Business Model Good for MMA?

Over the last week or so the MMA community has been rocked by a hard hitting ESPN expose about fighter pay. OK, in reality the MMA community has struggled to care about a short, slightly one-sided...

ESPN Airs 'Outside The Lines' Report, UFC Counters With Unreleased Footage (Updated)


ESPN created a minor stir last week with a report that took the UFC to task on the issues of monopolization and fighter pay. The official video segment aired on Sunday's ‘Outside the Lines,' and...

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