Social Gloves Leisure has responded to the claims made by TikTokers Vinnie Hacker and Josh Richards on the BFFs podcast that not one of the fighters on the cardboard have been paid, and the corporate has not too long ago filed for chapter.
In a press release launched on their social media platforms, Social Gloves Leisure mentioned they have been wanting into the matter. The corporate said that they are attempting to pay everybody who participated within the Battle of the Platforms occasion inside a ‘cheap timeframe’.
“Earlier than folks begin any rumors, we’re working tirelessly to confirm the monetary outcomes of the Social Gloves occasion. We now have employed a number one accounting agency, in addition to a first-class forensic auditor, to ensure that all quantities are correctly accounted for. Our honest hope is to pay each fighter and each expertise who participated on this spectacular occasion in an inexpensive timeframe. Please proceed to ship us your receipts, because it assists in verifying the entire quantities earned,” Social Gloves Leisure mentioned within the assertion.
Nevertheless, folks on Twitter should not satisfied by their assertion, which is obvious from the reactions below their put up.
Social Gloves: Battle of the Platforms came about on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Onerous Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, headlined by YouTuber Austin McBroom and TikToker Bryce Corridor. Crew YouTubers defeated Crew TikTokers by 6-1.
Vinne Hacker was the only winner for the TikTokers on the Social Gloves occasion.
A number of YouTubers vs. TikTokers members accuses Social Gloves Leisure of not paying
A number of fighters and different entities who have been a part of the YouTubers vs. TikTokers occasion have come ahead with accusations that they weren’t paid for the occasion.
Marcos Villegas, the founding father of Battle HubTV who labored as a co-host and backstage correspondent for the occasion, tweeted that the occasion solely offered round 136,000 PPV buys. That is extraordinarily underwhelming, contemplating the organizers have been hoping for 500,000. Villegas additionally claimed that the fighters and different members, together with himself, had not but been paid.
TikToker Josh Richards was requested on the podcast if he knew something concerning the fighters not getting paid and whether or not headlining TikToker Bryce Corridor was additionally amongst them.
“Fighters didn’t receives a commission, artists didn’t receives a commission, nobody obtained paid, I am fairly certain… From what I do know, and I haven’t obtained to really discuss to Bryce I assume but, however since after the combat has occurred, all of the reviews have mentioned that nobody’s gotten paid. They’ve gotten their signing bonuses, which was like most likely 100k, 50k, relying on the fighter — not one of the different cash’s come by way of,” Josh Richards mentioned.
Fellow TikToker Vinnie Hacker, who fought and received towards YouTuber Deji with a third-round TKO, additionally appeared on the podcast and mentioned he was requested to “preserve his head up” when he enquired about pay.
Jonathan Coachman, one of many announcers on the Social Gloves occasion, additionally insinuated the identical.
In press releases revealed on prnewswire.com, LiveXLive Media said that the sporting and leisure extravaganza was offered out and introduced in over 3.5 billion complete impressions throughout social media. LiveXLive Media is the worldwide platform that acted because the stay streaming associate for the Social Gloves: Battle of the Platforms occasion.
Nevertheless, the claims made by these intently related to the Social Gloves occasion clearly say in any other case.
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