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Ralek Gracie Says Dream Still Hasn't Paid Him For Fight in May

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You can add Ralek Gracie's name to the growing list of fighters who are upset with Japan's Dream organization, and his complaint against his former employers is all too familiar.

Gracie (3-0) told MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani on Monday afternoon's edition of "The MMA Hour" that the FEG-backed promotion has not paid him a single penny of what he's owed for his win over Japanese legend Kazushi Sakuraba at Dream.14 on May 29. And after waiting patiently for more than four months for the check to arrive, Gracie is through keeping quiet about it.

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Post #1   10/4/10 4:54:15PM   

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Weird...

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Post #2   10/4/10 5:07:23PM   

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How can they run an organization like that just doesn't seem to make sense to me people are there to see the fighters how are they not paid!!!!

Post #3   10/4/10 5:08:48PM   

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When is FEG going to get bought out by Zuffa?

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After the Pride rip off I'd say Zuffa will never buy Dream. Japanese MMA is very exciting but also very corrupt.

Post #5   10/4/10 6:49:21PM   

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Why even bother fighting for them when a lot of fighters are not getting
Paid, its their fault for signing contracts with dream

Post #6   10/4/10 7:24:29PM   

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Posted by prozacnation1978

Why even bother fighting for them when a lot of fighters are not getting
Paid, its their fault for signing contracts with dream



I agree.

Is it wrong? Yes. Is it a known fact that people haven't been getting paid? Yep. If you sign with them, you're doing so despite common sense dictating that you may not get paid.

Post #7   10/4/10 11:29:23PM   

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Its a shame that these fighters go through all the training and everything else to prepare for their fights and then they don't get paid for it.

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And Fedor says the UFC don't care about there fighters

Post #9   10/5/10 9:13:59AM