7/25/2008 3:33pm, #161Originally Posted by fatherdog
7/26/2008 1:41am, #162Originally Posted by KhorneliusPraxx
7/26/2008 1:44am, #163
I'm pretty sure Decagon is an autobot.
7/26/2008 6:34am, #164
Originally Posted by Feryk
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7/26/2008 3:51pm, #165
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I think the Octagon is still not right for MMA. The ring is worse. Just make it an actual circle like in EliteXC and be done with it.
Speaking of which, I'm actually looking forward to their card tonight.
7/28/2008 8:14am, #166Originally Posted by asiliftmeupReal Join Date: Nov. 2003
Originally Posted by Dilbert
7/29/2008 4:31pm, #167Fedor Made 1.6 Million For Affliction: Banned
Yesterday, a very reliable source informed Fightline.com that Fedor Emelianenko received a "substantial" bonus before his fight with Tim Sylvia.
Today, Fightline.com has learned that the bonus was 1.3 million dollars, putting Emelianenko's final take at 1.6 million dollars. That's quite substantial.
Eyebrows were raised when the California State Athletic Commission released the promotions payouts and it was revealed that Emelianenko ($300,000) received less than half of what his opponent Tim Sylvia ($800,000) received; this after Fedor demolished Sylvia in under a minute.
Emelianenko's bonus plus his base salary coupled with securing advertising for M-1 Global and the rights to his fight footage in Europe possibly represents a very sweet deal for the popular Russian fighter and certainly one of the best deals for a single fight in MMA history.
I guess they paid him in Russia so he wouldn't have to pay tax in the states. I've also heard that he's got exclusive rights to use the fight footage to promote his M1 shows in Russia.