Steroids plague pro wrestling.

Discussion in 'The Den' started by arnisador, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. arnisador

    arnisador Active Member

    Congressman: Steroids still plague pro wrestling


    I confess--I was shocked, shocked by this news.
     
  2. Malapitan

    Malapitan New Member

    Do they test for steroids in the UFC and MMA in general?
     
  3. Dec

    Dec Junior Member

    As far as I know its up to the athletic commision of the state to set the guidelines.

    on a side note, ever wonder what they make for fighting?

    This is for the last ufc fight:


    Rashad Evans: $130,000 ($65,000 to show, $65,000 to win)

    Forrest Griffin: $100,000

    Frank Mir: $90,000 ($45,000 to show, $45,000 to win)

    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: $250,000
    Quinton “Rampage” Jackson: $325,000 ($225,000 to show, $100,000 to win)

    Wanderlei Silva: $200,000

    Cheick Kongo: $90,000 ($45,000 to show, $45,000 to win)

    Mustafa Al-Turk: $7,000
    CB Dollaway: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)

    Mike Massenzio: $5,000
    Yushin Okami: $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)

    Dean Lister: $19,000
    Antoni Hardonk: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)

    Mike Wessel: $4,000
    Matt Hamill: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
    Reese Andy: $15,000

    Brad Blackburn: $14,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 to win)

    Ryo Chonan: $18,000
    Pat Barry: $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)

    Dan Evensen: $4,000

    Total Event Payout: $1,381,000.00
    *Note: Salaries disclosed do not include locker room bonuses, gate and PPV percentages, sponsorships monies, or taxes.



    Taken from : http://www.fightline.com/news/2008/1229/377444/ufc_92.shtml
     
  4. arnisador

    arnisador Active Member

    Those are actually higher payouts than I expected.

    I thought they did test MMAers for steroids, in a defensive measure to avoid getting the grief that the pro wrestlers etc. are getting?
     

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