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Elevation coach responds to Urijah Faber: I’m not ‘actively recruiting’ Team Alpha Male fighters

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Leister Bowling says he gets paid to coach fighters — not recruit them.
The Elevation Fight Team head coach told MMA Fighting on Friday that Urijah Faber was incorrect in classifying him as a “recruiter.” UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw left Faber’s Team Alpha Male this week for Elevation Fight Team to much controversy.
On the Stud Show Radio podcast Thursday night, Faber accused Bowling of trying to steal fighters.
“I come to find out later there’s a guy Leister or something like that,” Faber said. “He’s a recruiter or wrestling coach or something like that who has been talking to Cody [Garbrandt] and trying to get Cody to come out. Basically trying to chicken hawk guys and apparently there’s an article where he said something like, ‘I had a heart-to-heart with T.J.,’ granted, he’s worked with him half of one camp – ‘and I told him it’s about time you do something for yourself. It’s about time you do something selfish.'”
Bowling said that is not true. He said he didn’t attempt to persuade Dillashaw to leave Alpha Male for Elevation. Dillashaw had done parts of two camps in Denver at Elevation with his striking coach Duane Ludwig, who is in the middle ….View original article