Eric Spicely, a UFC veteran, revealed the pay to compete in Energy Slap.
Dana White recently launched his new project in Energy Slap and stated it’s one thing he thinks might be large on TV. But, in accordance with Spicely, he was provided a spot on Energy Slap and was shocked by what the promotion was paying individuals to compete in it.
UFC veteran Eric Spicely stated he was contacted to see if he’d prefer to take part within the Energy Slap League. Unsure what the total pay scale is, however this nugget caught my consideration: pic.twitter.com/Qlej95KmJs
— Luke Thomas (@lthomasnews) January 23, 2023
“I used to be contacted to do slap league, you guys could be shocked at how a lot it pays,” Spicely wrote on Twitter.
A fan then commented “not sufficient,” earlier than Spicely revealed the primary battle was simply 2k and 2k. In fact, meaning $2000 to point out up and $2000 if he had been to win. The pay is little doubt low for taking that punishment because the UFC’s beginning wage is 10/10.
As of proper now, there are not any different particulars on what Energy Slap was providing and whether or not or not that’s excessive as they go or if that’s on the decrease finish. However, Eric Spicely being a UFC veteran would recommend it could be on the upper finish as he’s extra identified.
At present, Energy Slap has aired one episode with the TV ratings coming in under 300k which was a flop after Dana White thought it could be large on TV.
“Take a look at the numbers these things pulls,” White stated. “It’s good for social media. You couldn’t have a extra good product for social media. We imagine will probably be sturdy on tv, too.”
As for Eric Spicely’s profession, the 34-year-old fought seven instances within the UFC going 2-5. In his UFC tenure, he beat Thiago Santos and Alessio Di Chirico along with his losses coming to Sam Alvey, Antonio Carlos Junior, Gerald Meerschaert, Darren Stewart, and Deron Winn.
Spicely is at the moment on a four-fight dropping skid and is now 12-8 general in his MMA profession. The UFC veteran final fought in September 2021 the place he misplaced by first-round TKO to Zdenek Polivka at OKTAGON 28 within the Czech Republic.
What do you make of the pay for Energy Slap?