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Duane Ludwig: Urijah Faber upset because Conor McGregor ‘punked’ him on The Ultimate Fighter

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It’s all Conor McGregor’s fault.

Duane Ludwig thinks Urijah Faber has kept the Team Alpha Male controversy rolling, because McGregor got in his head during the filming of The Ultimate Fighter.

The recent events have unfolded like a melodrama. Two weeks ago on The MMA Hour, Faber went on a lengthy rant about Ludwig, his former coach with Team Alpha Male, accusing him of sexism and racism, among other things. Ludwig denied those charges, admitting that the cause of the issues between the two stem somewhat from Ludwig being an inexperienced businessman.

“So let him do this thing and let him ride his drama wave,” Ludwig said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “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.”

Last week, Ludwig’s prized pupil and UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male to train at Elevation Fight Team in Denver. Much of the move has to do with Dillashaw continuing his training ….View original article