Tuesday, April 01, 2008
HOLY COW!! FEDOR WANTS 2 MILLION TO FIGHT!!!! PER FIGHT !!!!
EliteXC Live Events President Gary Shaw on as a guest. One of the topics broached was the reported availability of former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko.
MMAjunkie has the following quote from Shaw available on its website:
“[Fedor] wants $2 million per fight,” Shaw said. “We keep going back and forth, but he has to fight soon. It’s been almost two years.”
So while a lot of people got excited by a report on Nokaut.com last week claiming Fedor had received an offer from EliteXC that would have offered a base pay of between $300,000-$500,000 for his first two fights of a four fight deal, it doesn’t look like Fedor will be signing with the promotion any time soon.
But with a reported asking price of $2 million per fight, I don’t think think he’ll be fighting anywhere anytime soon unless his camp suddenly drop their financial demands.From Sam Caplan Five Ounces of Pain.
Posted by Doug Jefford