Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Joe Riggs Has a Good Agent

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One of the mysteries of fighter pay is the amount they are paid by sponsors. We only hear isolated numbers, so it is hard to get a real picture. Frank Mir made $85,000 in sponsorships against Brock Lesnar, Joe Lauzon made $52,000 in sponsorships against Kenny Florian, and Rich Franklin's agent says Rich made $1 million in sponsorships for his 3 fights in 2007.

In an interview with MMA Weekly, Joe Riggs claims he made just under $300,000 over four fights in 2006, even though he only made $102,000 in fight salary.

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