this report was posted at sherdog forums and censored!
I used to post at the very old sherdog forum around 1999, then i posted at mousels now i post at mma.tv and brazilian mma sites, since i am brazilian.
Brazilian Top Team is a top player at todays mma scene and what happens backstage is of the interest of many people around the world, who look up to the fighters as sporrt role models or heroes.
The following information was recently posted by a BTT INSIDER AND POSSIBLY ONE OF THE PRO FIGHTERS, who choose to remain anonymous for obvious reasons, at a brazilian MMA forum, Portal do Vale Tudo www.portaldovaletudo.com.br/forum/index.php and was repeatedly censored for no reason other than that the forum owners are "friends" with btt "leaders". The forums users issued a huge protest against the censorship.
Included in those who protested is sherdog forum moderator Goro Hida, who can confirm all this stuff.
May be this post will explain how a team with the best fighters in the world is being destroyed by money greed. May be some of you will see the outcome of Mino vs fedor very differently, knowing what was happening before.
As in the United States of America censorship is banned and free acess to information is granted to fans worldwide, i decided to post it here for the world to know.
THE TRUTH ABOUT BTT
1 - The big break up at BTT already ocurred : Bustamante and Mario Sperry are breaking up, at least in the training subject ! What happens at BTT is the following : There is no longer a division of the BTT fighters purse in equal amounts among the BTT owners. The pro fighters must pay for using the BTT gym plus 10% of the purse value to one of the BTT owners picked to be his trainer. Remarkably this was a strategy of mario sperry to kick Bebeo from receiving a huge part of the money generated by the team. So, inside BTT, two different teams showed up, which should be harmonic; the guys who pay the percentage of their purses to Sperry and those who pay to Bustamante. Everything was doing fine until mario sperry screw the "gentlemen deal" that was up in the team, excluding from his MMA training sessions those who were under Bustamante´s purse "contract" (or beset busta´s fighters to go under him).
The result : Today, at BTT HQ, there exists two different teams, the sperrys and the bustas (Busta was a very ethical player since the beginnig, never denying training to sperrys guys). As a result of sperrys tatics, the bulk of the BTT pro fighters went to Busta side and the training division will soon be a formality, each one in his own time schedule, where any interchange between the teams of the 2 different trainers is forbidden. The only top fighter that will remain with sperry is ´Buscape´; the others, including minotauro, will go with Busta (including Paulo Filho, Arona, Belfort, minotoro etc)