By Sam Caplan on October 26, 2007
RawVegas.tv has posted highlights of the question and answer session that proceeded Randy Couture’s press conference yesterday:
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Something I haven’t seen anyone mention is the tax implications of a fighters “reported” salary, versus the “tips”, essentially, that the UFC gives out behind the scenes. It seems like fighters could claim on their returns to have made only 12,000 on a fight, yet not include that other 40 grand they got behind the scenes on their returns.
It might also have implications on the way UFC files its own taxes as well.
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jt – that’s the first thing I thought about as well – I think some folks at the IRS are already sharpening their knives…
Randy is a true professional. I hope Dana White can a learn a thing or 2 from the way that he handles this type of situation. To be honest…I can really see another Orginazation topping UFC in about 5 years.