Ralek Gracie warns mixed martial artists about DREAM’s failure to pay fighters

Brazilian fighter Ralek Gracie advises any mixed martial artists planning to fight in Japan after the fact that DREAM have failed to pay him for his May 29th bout at DREAM 14 against Kazushi Sakuraba, and warns them to ensure a proper contract is in place prior to agreeing to fight.

Gracie, speaking to MMAFighting.com, said:

“I think it’s important that fighters know, before going to Japan, you should have a deal that either gives you your money up front or in some kind of escrow account, to make sure the money is available after the fight….I feel like they’ve had two shows or three shows since my fight. I don’t understand how they’re still doing shows and they’re just signing fighters up and fighters aren’t getting paid. So to me it’s not the right way to do business and it’s not the right way to treat people.”

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