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Old 02-04-2010, 12:00 AM
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I don't know....that whole 600 dollar thing seems a little suspicious to me.
It's most likely because of taxes.

There is no way he only earned $600. More people know who Herschel Walker is than anybody on that card, and more than most people in MMA for that matter.
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Old 02-06-2010, 10:06 AM
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Lets see! He's a Heisman Trophy winner. He's publicly volunteered to give his purse to Charity. He's been interviewed all over the web it seems. Seems like a real good guy as well as accomplished athlete. If I was a promoter I would be embarrassed to only pay him 6 hundred dollars!
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Old 02-06-2010, 03:39 PM
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Strikeforce is ageist and racist, the $600 proves it!
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Old 02-06-2010, 03:54 PM
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So he scammed his way to giving money to a charity.Awesome

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It's most likely because of taxes.

There is no way he only earned $600. More people know who Herschel Walker is than anybody on that card, and more than most people in MMA for that matter.
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Old 02-06-2010, 05:04 PM
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I'll have to do some digging to remember where I found it, but I believe that the 600 dollars was the amount to cover the commission expenses (?) for his liscense. I'll find the article, but I'm pretty sure that his purse was substantially more, but it was undisclosed as it was being donated to charity.
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Old 02-06-2010, 05:24 PM
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I'll have to do some digging to remember where I found it, but I believe that the 600 dollars was the amount to cover the commission expenses (?) for his liscense. I'll find the article, but I'm pretty sure that his purse was substantially more, but it was undisclosed as it was being donated to charity.
So you're part of the "Scammed for Charity" group, too, huh?
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Old 02-06-2010, 05:58 PM
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I'll have to do some digging to remember where I found it, but I believe that the 600 dollars was the amount to cover the commission expenses (?) for his liscense. I'll find the article, but I'm pretty sure that his purse was substantially more, but it was undisclosed as it was being donated to charity.
yeah ... there was an article where he was talking and i think he got close to 6 figures for that .... but it went to charity ... i think if they give it to him and he donates it, he gets dinged for taxes, but if strikeforce or whoever gives it, i guess they get dinged .. who knows ... but he did say he called his manager when he saw the $600 online of what he got paid ... cuz he said he was embarrassed that that's how much they donated ... he was reassured that it was more that that .... his agent probably donated it to the Human Fund ...
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yeah ... there was an article where he was talking and i think he got close to 6 figures for that .... but it went to charity ... i think if they give it to him and he donates it, he gets dinged for taxes, but if strikeforce or whoever gives it, i guess they get dinged .. who knows ... but he did say he called his manager when he saw the $600 online of what he got paid ... cuz he said he was embarrassed that that's how much they donated ... he was reassured that it was more that that .... his agent probably donated it to the Human Fund ...
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Old 02-06-2010, 07:13 PM
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So he scammed his way to giving money to a charity.Awesome
That's not a scam, that's being smart.

If you are kind enough to donate all the money you make from entertaining people to charity, why should you have to pay the government almost 40% of it first?

When Michael Jackson performed on the Victory tour in the 80's, he donated every penny that he would have been paid to charity, I'm sure they did the same thing. Rather than claiming it as actual income, they just donate the amount of money that "would have" been paid to the person.
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