Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight-turned-welterweight attraction, Donald Cerrone, came under fire last weekend for using a homophobic slur to describe the way Daniel Cormier fought against Anderson Silva at the UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He “fought like a fag,” according to “Cowboy.”
Following his three-round decision over “The Spider,” Cormier told UFC color commentator Joe Rogan he “did what he had to do” — which was not strike with the greatest striker in the history of MMA — because he trained for Jon Jones, not the Brazilian.
Safe to say he was not impressed with Cerrone’s comments, based on this blurb from The MMA Hour (via MMA Fighting):
“My reaction to Donald is shut up. Has he lost his mind? If he had a problem with the way I performed, he could have told me in the back that day. ‘DC, it wasn’t a very good fight, man, I didn’t like it.’ But to do it publicly? Who are you? Are you the greatest fighter of all times? Are you the guy that went out there and got stopped in the first round by Anthony Pettis, that kick in the side and fell down? Are you the guy that got dominated by dos Anjos in the first round, where you just fell down? I’ve been nothing but a gentleman to that guy, and he just likes to talk. Maybe he was drinking a little bit, I don’t know. But who is he to make that decision, and so rude about it? That’s a type of thing that’s upsetting. What are you doing? Who are you to say that you can say something like that? You beat a couple of guys and all of a sudden you walk around with that stupid ….View full article
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