For years CEOs fired non-essential workers, giving themselves raises from the wages of fired employees ^
While bad for workers--all of who are 100% clueless that this happens. It is good if you're the CEO.
This has been normalized for years until the extremely overpaid CEO of starbucks is making $10,000/hour.
#1 Mike Perry fires his -non essential- cornermen and trainers.
#2 Mike Perry gives himself a raise from the $$ that would normally go to them.
From a finance and money perspective, it could be the sharpest business move of all time made by any MMA fighter.
Cutting out the middle man like walmart cut the middle men in their distribution and supply chains to do better business.