More crazy WWE/WCW salaries revealed

I posted a pretty long list of wrestling salaries and just how terrible they were for WWE/NXT. It was very popular so I’m back after digging around to drop some knowledge on just how strange salary determination was in the 80’s and 90’s. Check it out. Steve Austin’s very first WCW contract in 1991, paid him $75,000 … Read more

AJ Lee retires from WWE

Former three-time WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee has retired from in-ring competition according to WWE officials. Unfortunately that’s about all we know at this point. The 28-year-old wife of newly-signed UFC fighter CM Punk lost her Divas title to Nikki Bella last November, then was out three-months with a back injury. She made her return … Read more

Everything you need to know about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

When Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao clash on May 2nd it will be one of the biggest matches in boxing history. Marcos Villegas of Fight Hub TV breaks it all down here with 12 Things You Need To Know including what weight the fight will be contested, what titles are on the line, ticket prices, … Read more

What does it really cost to be an MMA fighter? (Part 1)

I think even the top level fighters in the UFC would tell you that being a fighter is a labor of love. In addition to working their bodies as hard as possible nearly everyday, the toll that being a fighter takes moves beyond the physical and mental into the financial. While I’m sure many of … Read more

Vince McMahon loses $350 million in a matter of hours

Yahoo.com reported the following earlier today. The WWE announced Thursday that it had re-signed with NBCUniversal in a deal that would pay WWE about $150 million a year, a decent increase of 50% on the previous contract but nowhere near the spike investors had been waiting for. According to Forbes, McMahon, the chairman and CEO of … Read more

Report: Strikeforce compensates fighters for canceled event

We previously reported on the cancelation of Strikeforce’s Melendez vs. Healy event and the great impact canceled cards can have on those who are financially dependent on an already sparse annual schedule of events.

Play poker against Dana White tonight online and win cash

If you like a little poker with your UFC then tonight you can have the best of both worlds. Tonight in an exclusive tournament for UFC fans, you can play against UFC President Dana White and win cash prizes. Prizes include $500 for the winner, $25 to everyone placing in the top 10, and $300 … Read more

UFC wins legal battle with Ken Shamrock

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Zuffa, LLC, doing business as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (“UFC®”), was awarded a legal victory today against former champion, Ken Shamrock. Shamrock, who claimed Zuffa had violated certain contractual provisions of his final fight agreement, was demanding several hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation he claimed was due and … Read more

Couture earns quarter million – UFC 109 official fighter salaries

LAS VEGAS – On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2009, “UFC 109: Relentless” took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. On Sunday, Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) requested the UFC 109 official fighter salaries from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and recieved the information today. Earning over $40,000 per minute inside the Octagon, main … Read more