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Duane Ludwig: Urijah Faber in ‘drama mode’ after getting ‘punked’ by Conor McGregor on TUF

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It’s been a couple of drama-filled weeks over at Team Alpha Male (TAM).

Before T.J. Dillashaw decided to leave the team “family” to join elevation Fight Team in Colorado, Urijah Faber — head cheese at TAM — put former striking coach Duane Ludwig on blast, accusing him of bullying and being a racist during his brief tenure as striking coach for the Sacramento, Calif.,-based gym.

“Bang” denied those claims, and now claims that all of the anger Faber has toward him stems from getting “punked” repeatedly by Conor McGregor while filming The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22.

He said as much during a recent interview on “The MMA Hour” (via MMA Fighting):

“So let him do this thing and let him ride his drama wave. He’s just wrapped up in drama mode from being punked on the show from Conor so much. Conor really got in his head, so he’s trying to take it out on me and then it’s just overspilling. It’s just escalating. Just put the brakes on it, man. Nobody needs this right now.”

Aside from Faber’s beef with Ludwig, the former poster boy for World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) is currently at odds with ….View original article