Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 6/27/13
How can one tick off their boss before technically starting to work for the company? Former Strikeforce star Tim Kennedy (pictured) may have just managed to do so by griping about his UFC salary prior to setting foot inside the Octagon. Kennedy makes his big league debut July 6 against Roger Gracie. The 185-pounders are receiving third-to-top billing on UFC 162‘s main card, which is expected to be one of the organization’s most lucrative in 2013, yet Kennedy states he’s only pocketing $55,000 to show. The 33-year-old could potentially score an additional $20K via win bonus. Win bonus aside, the former military hero claims he would merely pocket approximately $20,000 (before taxes) after paying for various training expenses. FYI – Kennedy made a total of $80,000 for beating Trevor Smith in his final Strikefore fight. “It’s pathetic that so many fighters [have to have another job]” Kennedy said on GrappleTalk podcast (via The UG). “I’m one of the 3 percent of guys in the whole entire ...
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