Fighters come in all different kinds of shapes and sizes before they start their camp. Take recently temporarily fat UFC fighter Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. The training camp is where the weight loss and fat loss happens, but the weight cut is just that, a weight “cut”. After weigh ins, a…

Referees in the sport of MMA have a responsibility to ensure the safety of fighters in the heat of battle. The quick decision-making skills required of a combat sports referee should be compensated appropriately. But how much do referees get paid at the highest level of MMA?

The UFC’s biggest superstars generate the biggest buzz, draw millions of eyes, and sell the most tickets and pay-per-views. The UFC is by no means loose with the purse strings, but for the organization’s biggest draws, there is a lot of money to be made. In the past, the UFC…

MMA and the UFC in particular have exploded in popularity since the likes of Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey took the sport by storm. The appetite for UFC betting is strong, with millions of dollars staked each week on UFC events.

Everyone is aware that UFC fighters are underpaid. But what is the revenue split, and how does UFC fighter pay compare to athletes in other major sporting leagues?