forrest griffinThe always-charismatic Forrest Griffin hasn’t had much to do with the media since his first round loss to Anderson Silva, but he recently gave a glimpse into his current status.

The former Light-Heavyweight Champion sat down for an interview this week with MMAFanhouse.com and discussed everything from his new marriage to why he ran from the cage after his loss to “The Spider”.

Initial interviews with Griffin after his UFC 101 loss, were candidly explained away with him saying he must have been on Quaaludes during the fight with Silva. However he offered a little more insight into what went wrong recently, explaining, “I don’t know. I’m going to guess everything. You know where I made my biggest mistake was saying I would fight that guy. That’s definitely the first mistake I made and the biggest.

“I’m not really sure I showed up to fight him. Maybe I thought he was so good that I didn’t have to fight him.”

Perhaps receiving the most criticism was his after fight antics, when Forrest didn’t wait for the official announcement of Silva’s win, and ran out of the arena. Forrest answered his critics the only way Forrest can, “That’s dumb. Those people are idiots. Why? Nobody cares. I mean, I don’t think the losers were going to speak that night anyway, you know. Just get on with the next fight already.

“This guy actually asked me a good question the other day, and this is a real story and I really like it: first off, he was very confrontational; I didn’t like him much to begin with, and he goes, ‘Hey, man, I have to know,’ because it’s his business to know, ‘why did you run out of the cage that night after the Silva fight?’ And I said, ‘Look, man, I haven’t told anybody, let’s keep this on the down low, but the truth is your mom was waiting for me in the back to suck my d***, and you know how good of a b*** j** your mom gives, so I didn’t want to be late for that sh**.’ And that’s pretty much the answer I give. I like that answer, so I’ll give that answer to everyone.”

When asked if the gentleman was a fan or member of the media, Forrest responded, “I don’t know. I bet he’s not a fan anymore, but I tell ya, I’m a fan of his mom’s b*** j***. That’s the important thing, and that’s what I want to come across in your story. If anybody asks me that question, that’s my answer.”

The newly married former champion, doesn’t have plans of returning to the Octagon anytime soon but ended his interview hinting at a possible January return, “You know, it’s hard for me to think about a fight when I’m on vacation or my honeymoon, so I was kind of hoping they would leave me alone until around Oct. 12. You know, when you are actually doing something about your next fight. You know, there’s that Jan. 2 card that looks kind of appealing to me.”

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Seven Years In, Dakota Cochrane’s Career Finally Falling into Place

  • 29 days ago
  • 8 views

More than 30 fights and seven years into his career, Dakota Cochrane feels that things are finally falling into place, as he heads into Friday night's Victory FC 49. read news >>

Anderson Silva UFC 198 Media Scrum: Retirement, Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, and More

  • 29 days ago
  • 106 views

During UFC 198 media day in Curitiba earlier this week, Anderson Silva discussed numerous topics, including retirement, Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, and more. read news >>

UFC 198's 'Shogun' Rua taking career 'fight by fight,' starting with Corey Anderson

  • 28 days ago
  • 7 views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua hasn’t won back-to-back fights since 2009. But at UFC 198, he gets his chance.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Bellator 155's Melvin Manhoef finally ready to grapple: 'I can do things and submit them now'

  • 27 days ago
  • 22 views

Melvin Manhoef used to avoid grappling like the plague. He’d go to the ground only if absolutely necessary or if he had to follow an opponent there to land a few fight-ending blows.Filed under: Bella read news >>

Michael Bisping Video: ‘I Deserve a Title Fight’

  • 27 days ago
  • 13 views

With his recent win over Anderson Silva, Michael Bisping believes that he deserves a shot at the UFC middleweight champion. read news >>

Is Anderson Silva Wanting to ‘Test Himself’ Against Conor McGregor an Attempt to Cash In Before Retiring?

  • 27 days ago
  • 28 views

Is Anderson Silva wanting to "challenge himself' against Conor McGregor nothing more than the Brazilian looking to cash in big before retiring? read news >>

UFC Fight Night 86 pre-fight facts: Ben Rothwell out to extend stoppage streak

  • 24 days ago
  • 19 views

Croatia finally sees its first UFC event on Sunday when the octagon touches down in Zagreb for UFC Fight Night 86. Check out all the pre-fight facts.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 86's Lucas Martins has no reason for yearlong layoff

  • 23 days ago
  • 13 views

After starting 3-1 in his UFC career with a pair of bonus-winning knockouts, Brazil’s Lucas Martins was looking like one of the better lighter-weight prospects in the promotion. Then things started t read news >>

People kept pushing UFC Fight Night 86’s Curtis Blaydes to fight, so he finally did

  • 23 days ago
  • 4 views

ZAGREB, Croatia – UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes had all the credentials to begin an MMA career, but it took a little prodding to get him in the cage.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Frustrated with the career development of Bellator's Michael Page? Well he is, too

  • 22 days ago
  • 93 views

Michael Page’s career hasn’t exactly gone the way he or his devoted followers had hoped after more than four years in the game.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>