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  1. justabill is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by elipson
    This awesome. Kind of puts things in perspective when other fighters are bitching about making half a mil per fight *cough* Randy *cough*.
    Randy has started a charity organization to help injured troops. He actually spends a lot of time helping others.

    http://www.xtremecouturegifoundation.org/index.htm
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    Great to know that Silva and Couture are helping worthy causes.
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    Anderson Silva continues to be an example to all, in and out of the ring.
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    I think its a cunning ploy, now Henderson isnt allowed to beat him without becoming a charity hating knobber (not that he will beat him).
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    It's great that he's willing to give away his ENTIRE purse and all, but I think this says more about his overall states of financial well being, ya feel me? This cat's sittin' on crazy dough.

    Still, it makes perfect sense that being well off affords you more oppurtunitys to give. Good on him, I say.



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    Was unaware that couture did that thing also. Good to know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by airman kai
    It's great that he's willing to give away his ENTIRE purse and all, but I think this says more about his overall states of financial well being, ya feel me? This cat's sittin' on crazy dough.

    Still, it makes perfect sense that being well off affords you more oppurtunitys to give. Good on him, I say.
    Plenty of folks without his kind of cash put a priority on charitable giving. If it's important to you, you find a way. I'm not saying he isn't well off, but saying 'he's rich, he can afford it' gives the impression that the rest of us are off the hook for helping out, and cheapens his gift.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hpr
    Donating anything via McDonald's is stupid. The houses they build are for polishing their corporate image with your money (at least in Finland almost all of the cash that goes for that purpose comes from the change people leave in jars voluntarily). I bet they get all kinds of tax deductions for that too. And they make you pay (way) more than a nominal fee for using the house.

    Anyway, well done on Silva's part. Philanthropy is great thing but there are many better options for targets.
    I think his decision was probably influenced by the fact that he used to work in a Mcdonald's. Always nice to see people giving back, though I have to agree with you that there would've been many better and more deserving receivers for his donation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AeroChick
    If it's important to you, you find a way. I'm not saying he isn't well off, but saying 'he's rich, he can afford it' gives the impression that the rest of us are off the hook for helping out, and cheapens his gift.

    I like your style.
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    How much do you guys think Cro Cop's cup with Anderson's knee indentation in it would go for?
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