Overeem still unpaid for winning K-1 Grand Prix

by Jon Anik | source: espn.com
 

Matt (Seattle)
When you talked with Overeem did it seem like he wished to fight in the UFC soon?

Jon Anik (1:48 PM)
No. He likes the freedom of being able to compete in Japan, K-1, etc. But that said, he told me he still hasn't been paid for winning the K-1 Grand Prix last year. If that trend continues, Overeem's tune could change.

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Tad Ghostal site profile image  

2/18/11 1:04 AM by Tad Ghostal

Anyone know if he got paid for all that promo work? Or would it be part of his overall purse?

theshooter site profile image  

2/18/11 12:57 AM by theshooter

I really hope that Overeem and any other fighter who may be owed money by K-1 gets paid. I know what it is like to get screwed out of money and it sucks.

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2/17/11 6:42 PM by Team GDP

i see what you did there

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2/17/11 6:36 PM by Wasa-B

Kumite! Kumite! Kumite!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYLOGDT4VEk

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2/17/11 6:34 PM by Stu Cazzo

OK Frank Dux....  

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2/17/11 6:14 PM by Rickmeister

No need to wonder about that Coke incident then that happened earlier this week.

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2/17/11 6:07 PM by jacktripper

lol @ honor and glorywhat a couple of sweethearts you two are

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2/17/11 6:05 PM by glupe

you'd think he would be the first to be payed....

Cyril Jeff site profile image  

2/17/11 5:57 PM by Cyril Jeff

 they must really be folding if they are not even paying the new face of their org, sad...

TheKidAintMine site profile image  

2/17/11 4:35 PM by TheKidAintMine

Say what you will about the UFC, but at least fighters never have to worry about Dana paying them in full - and that's not even including the undisclosed locker room bonuses. I was also surprised to hear that a lot of sponsors rip fighters off as well.....if I was fighting, no way I'd put a sponsor's name on my shorts until I have the cash in my bank account.