The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories
Here are some of the raw reactions from the MMA community about yesterday’s featured stories.
Covington Ready To Cement Legacy At UFC 268 Alongside Lil Wayne
During an interview with Submission Radio released yesterday, Colby Covington revealed that Lil Wayne will be walking him out to the Octagon for his title fight against welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 268. Though neither Lil Wayne nor his representatives have confirmed this news, we have no choice but to accept the risky proposition of taking Colby Covington at his word in the meantime. Here’s how the MMA community reacted to this random bit of news.
Daniel Cormier Believes McGregor’s Recent Actions Are A Cry For Help
Yesterday on ESPN’s DC & RC, co-host and UFC legend Daniel Cormier voiced his opinion about Conor McGregor’s recent unhinged actions, namely the controversial tweet where the Irishman took an apparent shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov by referencing the death of his late father.
Being that Cormier is close with Khabib, he naturally had a strong reaction to McGregor’s tweet in addition to some of his behavior as of late, such as targeting Dustin Poirier‘s wife. Cormier went as far as to theorize that McGregor’s behavior is a cry for help. Here are some of the reactions from the pulse of MMA on the matter.
Belfort & Triller In Talks For Multifight Deal, Holyfield Bout Discussed
Yesterday, we ran a story about MMA legend Vitor Belfort potentially having a fight against boxing great Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield as part of a multi-fight deal that is being negotiated between Belfort and Triller. Belfort already has a fight against another International Boxing Hall of Famer, Oscar de La Hoya, lined up on September 11, and the prospect of Belfort facing Holyfield has Mr. Roots a bit torn on who to root for.
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