twitter google

Myles Jury: It Costs To Be A Fighter

myles jury

Myles Jury is taking his ability to reach the masses through his personal website and educating the MMA world.

In his latest blog entry, Jury posted the real-life expenses to being a professional fighter in this day and age.

Jury goes over all the costs, saying “You’re running a self-employed business as an MMA fighter, where you have income from competition and expenses from training camps. Like boxing, MMA fighters receive a guaranteed purse known as the ‘show,’ for weighing in at your contracted weight and entering the contest.

“With a win, you receive a win bonus that is the same amount as your purse to show.”

The breakdown includes gym and management fees, taxes, medicals, coaching fees and what is earned.

As for his fighting career, Jury will debut at featherweight in December against Charles Oliveira.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

Bellator 182: Koreshkov vs. Njoukani

Event Date: August 25, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 115: Struve vs. Volkov

Event Date: September 2, 2017
Broadcast: Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands

UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg

Event Date: September 9, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch

Event Date: September 16, 2017
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1

Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull

Event Date: September 23, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 117: Shogun vs. Saint Preux 2

Event Date: September 23, 2017
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1