Miguel Torres talks money, Mayweather, and toys with Maggie Hendricks from Yahoo:
Would you be satisfied with bigger fight night bonuses?
Even a bonus structure wouldn’t make me happy, because you’re not guaranteed a bonus. The WEC does take care of me on the side, and in a lot of different ways, but I think it should be stated in my contract what I deserve. If you’re an exciting fighter, we’re going to make you happy. I should be guaranteed you’re going to get whatever because you’re part of our family. Because you fight for us. I know it can’t be like that for all fighters, but I think for a select group of fighters, Urijah Faber, Mike Brown, guys that are on top and are big draws, they should be taken care of. They’re promising that it’s going to happen, and I have faith that it will, but I’m not going to be surprised if it doesn’t.
Yep, I think we all know people who worked their asses off for shit pay with the general promise that happy days were on their way, only to get the screw over in the end. You may actually want to look closely in the mirror and make sure that person isn’t you right now. Hell, it’s been me in the past. Relying on bonuses, promises, and the general kindness of rich men is no way for anyone with a family to live. Show Torres the money!