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Why is a Manager necessary for MMA Fighters and Boxers?

Posted on 18 June, 2013 at 19:04
 
Why is a Manager necessary for MMA Fighters and Boxers?
 
When an amateur MMA Fighter or Boxer turns pro they havetheir Coach/Trainer in their corner, preparing the Fighter for their profighting debut, but who is behind the scene preparing the Fighter for the businessof being a professional Boxer or MMA Fighter? Often it is the Coach/Trainer who books the fight, negotiates thecontracts and everything else is left to the Fighter to take care of himself.
 
Academy of Striking and Grappling over the past 8 years hastaken many amateur and pro Boxers and MMA Fighters to compete in fights bothlocally and throughout the United States, each and every time a Fighter for ASGcompetes not only is the Coach/Trainer there, but the Manager is also thererepresenting the Fighters.  Just as it isthe Coaches/Trainers job to prepare the Fighter to compete, it is the Managersjob to make sure the contracts are correct. 
 
Often time the job of the manager is over looked or notunderstood by the Fighter.  At Academy ofStriking & Grappling the Coach/Trainer works along with the Manager topromote the Fighters career.  TheCoach/Trainer decides when the Fighter is ready to fight and at what weightthey will fight at.  He then informs theManager that the Fighter is ready.  TheManager will then contact Match Makers letting them know about their Fighterand tries to secure a fight.  Once afight is secured the Manager informs the Coach/Trainer, who makes the decisionto take the fight or pass. 
 
A Manager must know their Fighters, not only the weight, therecord, the age, the height, how long they have been training, their strengthsand of course their weakness, date of birth, medical requirements, licenserequirements for each state, and if they are under any suspensions.  The Manager must know this for each and everyone of their Fighters.  ASG Fight Managerknows this information for every one of their amateur and pro MMA Fighters andBoxers.  Managers are on the phone dailytalking to Match Makers looking for fights for their Fighters, they take callson holidays, midnight, weekends, during family dinners anytime that there mightbe a fight for the MMA Fighter or Boxer that the Coach/Trainer says is ready.
 
Once the Coach/Trainer decides to take the fight and believeme it is not easy process to come to this decision.  There are many times the Coach/Trainer willhave the Manager request more information about the other Fighter, there couldbe many phone calls discussing a 1 or 2 pound change in weight and of course itis never decided after just 1 phone call. The Manager then negotiates the contracts for the Fighters.  If it is a Professional Fighter then ofcourse the purse (pay) is discussed, will it be a straight pay to fight or isit going to be a pay to fight plus pay to win, will there be travel includedand if so how much, hotel rooms are covered and how many and for how many days,will there be food vouchers/allowance provided and then what appearance arerequired to be made by the fighter. 
 
If it is an Amateur Fighter there is less to negotiate; foodvouchers, hotel rooms and if possible travel money.  For both Amateur and Professional MMAFighters and Boxers there are medical requirements and it is the responsibilityof the Manager to make sure their Fighters meds are update and have met eachstates medical requirements.  Every statehas similar requirements as to medical exams, some require more some requireless, but nevertheless it is a Manager’s job to make sure their Fighter meetsthe current medical requirements for the state that the fight is locatedin.  If the Fighter needs to update theirmeds or meds for the first time, the Manager makes the appointments and usuallyaccompanies the Fighter to make sure the appointments are met.  After the med’s the Manager must keep arecord and copies of all medical reports to be able to provide them with eachstates Athletic Commission. 
 
A Manager’s job is still not done, they must accompany the Fightersto the fights to make sure that the contracts are correct, the rooms are availableand anything else that the Manager negotiated is provided.  ASG Manager takes care of all paperwork forboth Amateur and Pro Fighters that fight for Academy of Striking and Grappling.  When an ASG Fighter arrives for weigh-insthey take a seat and the Manager takes care of everything.  The Fighter is there to concentrate onfighting not to worry about paperwork, there have been many fights where ASGManager has attended and has been asked by Fighters from other gyms to helpwith their paperwork, because they have no Manager to help.  A Fighter should not be worried aboutpaperwork before thier fight, they should be concentrating on their fight.
 
Now that everything is in place, all paperwork is doneweigh-ins are finished, Fighters are fed and in their rooms, the Manager meetswith the Coach/Trainer and Promoters to start planning the next fights.  A Managers job is not done until the Fighterhas fought, has been checked out by the doctor and cleared or taken to thehospital and released to the Manager and after fight meetings with thePromoters are completed.  Then theManager starts all over again for the next fight and the next Fighter.  Academy of Striking and Grappling provides acomplete team for its MMA Fighters and Boxers; that includes Managers, Coachesand Trainers.
 
A Fighter competing without a Manager is the same as aFighter entering the ring or cage without a Coach/Trainer;  This is true for both Amateur andProfessional MMA Fighters or Boxers.
 
 
 

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