Bellator fighter Michael Page believes he makes less money because he’s black

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  1. Cat--Smasher

    Cat--Smasher Putting the stamp on kids Staff Member

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    Bellator fighter Michael Page believes he makes less money because he’s black
     
  2. Kevo

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    Obviously
     
  3. Cat--Smasher

    Cat--Smasher Putting the stamp on kids Staff Member

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  4. Palma

    Palma I am chaos

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    Here we go
     
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  5. Afro

    Afro The Autumn Wind is a Raider

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    He's British though, we don't care about their blacks in America...
     
  6. Nebraska

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    Who?
     
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  7. Kevo

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    America doesn't care about it's blacks why would it care about other countries blacks? Go find some oil if you want America's attention.
     
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  9. Malevolence

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    I reckon it’s cos he’s a cunt
     
  10. Noise

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    I thought this Bellaforce Bum was Dominican, smh.
     
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  11. Miz

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    “I genuinely feel if I was a white fighter with the same talents, I would have more support and money,” Page said

    But his dick would be smaller. So there’s that.

    :paddy::paddy::paddy:
     
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  13. thumper

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    oh Michael, you shoulda kept that to yourself. now you just look foolish. Bellator, of all orgs, would be the least concerned with race IMO
     
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  14. GangGreenWarrior

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    He makes less money because they don't pay you very much to destroy cans. It's hard to hype a fight when your opponent doesn't even have a wikipedia page.
     
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  15. Afro

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    Well, Kimbo got paid quite a bit for destroying cans lol
     
  16. 1inthechamber

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    Now make him fight Rory.
     
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  17. Palma

    Palma I am chaos

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    Which to me is an indication that MMA promotions pay you based on your draw and not so much your ethnicity. He isn't a draw. That's why he's not getting the contract he wants. Why play the race card?
     
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  18. Afro

    Afro The Autumn Wind is a Raider

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    Exactly
     
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  19. FrankieButNotEdgar

    FrankieButNotEdgar Well-Known Member Site Donor

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    Anderson Silva is black and speaks barely any English. He’s one of the biggest draws in history.

    Jon Jones is black and did a hit and run on a pregnant woman and is one of the biggest draws in history.

    Rampage Jackson is black and had police chasing him in a monster truck. He also lost to Forrest Griffin and he’s one of the biggest draws in history.

    Daniel Cormier is black and did a Popeyes video where he ate fried chicken and rubbed his belly and he’s one of the biggest draws in history.

    Sometimes it’s warranted to bring race into the conversation about how some things aren’t fair. Michael Page’s pay scale isn’t one of those times.
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    Also, let’s not forget Floyd Mayweather. He can’t read, beat up a woman, did jail time for it and barely puts forth offensive output in a fight and he’s undoubtedly the biggest draw boxing has ever seen.
     
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  20. thumper

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    I don't think there is an MMA Org in existence that's big enough to choose race over ticket sales.
     
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