Information trickling out from UFC Fighters Summit

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Once a year the UFC gathers every fighter under contract to provide training and motivation in a wide variety of topics, including social media, tax responsibilities, PED avoidance, and much more. For the first time, the Fighetr’s Summit includes the Strikeforce roster, both male and female.

The days agenda is at bottom, but through Twitter messages and facebook posts, some key points are emerging:

A Strikeforce fighter requested to Lorenzo Feritta for Strikeforce events to feature “Of the Night” bonuses. Lorenzo said “we’ll see”.

UFC will compensate fighters more who are active on twitter, facebook and youtube.

Strikeforce fighters have been told the organization is here for the long run.

Seminar on signs of head injuries and lasting effects of drastic weight cutting

UFC is encouraging fighters to get a “fan cell phone” and tweet the number and talk to fans on the phone

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