LAS VEGAS -- It's beyond stunning that anyone has tried to rationalize the behavior of former Strikeforce light heavyweight contender Muhammed Lawal and his manager, Mike Kogan, in light of their actions during and after Tuesday's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Lawal's situation is so vastly different from those of Miguel Torres , Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin and innumerable others who made, ahem, unwise public comments.
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On "No Holds Barred" radi o and later in a video with CSN Bay Area , Mo Lawal apologized to Nevada Athletic Commissioner Pat Lundvall for calling her a slur for women on his Twitter account.
"I was out of line for calling the woman the 'b' word and I was wrong for that," Lawal told CSN California. "I was kind of mad about the comments, I was offended by the comments made towards me and I was out of line. I was too emotional. I apologize for that. With that being said, I still feel that I was o read news >>
UFC President Dana White informed UFC.com that he would have tried his best to separate Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier but is not certain it would have helped much. Last week, an average media day event turned into one of the most watched brawls in history, as UFC 178 headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier collided during a staredown at the MGM Grand, which eventually led to an unprecedented all-out brawl between the fighters and a variety of other people present at the time.
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This wasn’t how Jon Jones expected to spend his Monday afternoon. It should have been a typical media day – interviews, photo ops, the usual. And it was, until the UFC light heavyweight champion... read news >>
Jon Jones isn't taking the blame for the brawl that erupted between him and Daniel Cormier in front of media members on Monday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
After fielding questions from the media, the UFC light heavyweight stars approached one another to square off in a customary staredown before all hell broke loose.
Cormier gave Jones a hard shove after face-to-face contact was made, and the champ immediately responded by pushing forward and throwing a punch. UFC representative Dave Sholler read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber spoke to the media Thursday at the UFC 175 media day, opening up about facing Alex Caceres on the preliminary card on Fox Sports 1, his rift with Duane Ludwig, what happened to Chael Sonnen and more. read news >>
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Chael Sonnen wasn’t the hero The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil deserved, but he was the one it needed when Wanderlei Silva nearly walked off the set of the reality TV show.
The self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has a knack for getting under the thickest of skin with his quick-witted humor and nonchalant gibes. It wasn’t any surprise when Silva went all “Axe Murderer” on Sonnen after hearing some of his past satirical wisecracks about Brazil.
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NSAC commissioner Pat Lundvall today told MMAjunkie.com she was going by the book when she asked Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal whether he read and understood English.
And she would do so again.
Although she regrets that Lawal took offense to a series of questions she posed during a recent disciplinary hearing, they were ultimately aimed toward the commission's goal of protecting the athlete's health and safety, she said.
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Check out BloodyElbow.com's UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le Photo Gallery, which featured media scrums, stare downs, and a Q&A from Ronda Rousey and Dana White. read news >>
UFC President Dana White has criticized the media in the past over where they’ve placed some fighters in the official UFC rankings, but as a whole, he said he approves of the concept.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>