DALLAS. While many critics talk about the salaries of UFC fighters, Alex Morono not one of them.
The veteran UFC welterweight returns this Saturday when he takes on Matthew Semelsberger on the tournament’s preliminary card. UFC 277. Morono (21-7 MMA, 10-4 UFC), who is currently on a three-fight winning streak, revealed that he is now on his fifth UFC contract and is more than happy with the type of wallets he gets for his fights.
“I’m one of the few fighters who is comfortable with a fighter’s salary,” Moreno told reporters at UFC 277 media day on Wednesday. “They pay me good money – so much that when I don’t win, and I haven’t experienced it for some time and don’t plan to experience it anytime soon, but my stomach hurts when I don’t collect that other half. payment. So that’s a good incentive.
“In MMA, winning is everything. It really is. If you train, prepare and fight just to win, then you will fight at a disadvantage.”
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Morono’s 2021 has been three wins in a row. In this segment, he defeated such famous personalities as Donald Cerrone and Mickey Gall. He also received a $50,000 Performance of the Night award for stopping Cerrone.
Meanwhile, Semelsberger (10-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) wins straight over Martin Sano Jr. and AJ Fletcher. Before that, he lost to Chaos Williams.
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