Deiveson Figueiredo, UFC Champion Is Embarrassed of His Salary

Deiveson Figueiredo is all set to make his UFC return.

Before that, he made some changes in his management team.

Right from the start, he was represented by Wallid Ismail.

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Now Deiveson replaced him by signing Urijah Faber as his new manager.

Later Deiveson mentioned the reason for this change.

Enough after becoming a UFC Champion, he was not paid enough.


Deiveson said, "I’ve changed managers…. Guys fighting for the belt get paid around $500,000, and defending get around $600,000, and my Numbers would never go over $200,000."

Deiveson also added that in his last fight, he earned $100,000 to show and $100,000 to win.

Deiveson concluded by saying that with this payment he was embarrassed.

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