CM Punk believes UFC president Dana White is extra beneficiant than WWE proprietor, Vince McMahon.
CM Punk, a fight sports activities star who transitioned from professional wrestling to MMA, is famend for his profession within the WWE. He additionally had two fights contained in the octagon with the UFC.
There isn’t any query that each White and McMahon are very comparable within the truth they’re each enterprise savvy. Nonetheless, Punk believes White is more generous in giving people more money under the table.
“I feel there are ranges to it and clearly you’ll be able to draw they’re each right-wing the phrase I’ll use is weirdo. They vote primarily based on what is sweet for his or her pocketbook. However, yeah I feel if I needed to actually examine and distinction, I feel Dana is extra beneficiant,” Punk mentioned to Renee Paquette. “I feel Dana does a variety of stuff for the fighters behind the scenes, I feel there may be a variety of locker room cash thrown round that individuals do not learn about. He will get a variety of flack.”
CM Punk needs fighters to be paid extra
Though White does quite a bit behind the scenes like paying locker room bonuses, CM Punk believes the UFC needs to pay fighters more.
“That being mentioned, I do imagine fighters must receives a commission a complete lot of a hell extra,” he continued. “A number of that point when he lashes out when persons are complaining about pay and this and unionization. It’s as a result of he is aware of he simply gave that man $250,000 grand underneath the desk. You may’t discuss it. However, he ought to nonetheless pay individuals extra and fighters must get collectively and unionze anyway similar to the wrestlers.”
In fact, there may be proof of a locker room bonus. Daniel Cormier has been open concerning the truth White and the promotion have given him more money after fights. Only recently, Wallid Ismail tweeted an image of White giving his consumer, Deiveson Figueredo a stack of money after his UFC 255 win.
CM Punk went 0-2 within the UFC with losses to Mickey Gall and Mike Jackson.
Revealed 09 Dec 2020, 01:22 IST