After Yoel Romero’s alleged anti-gay remark following his victory over Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night 70 — which he later clarified as nothing more than a shout out to the man upstairs — Dana White advised him to keep his thoughts on religion out of the cage.
Not going to happen, according to the “Soldier of God,” as he responded to White’s comments on The MMA Hour by insisting that nothing will stop him from giving thanks to God. Because being a man of faith, the very least he can do is give credit where he believes it’s due for being where he is today.
“First of all, I am a man of God. Second, if I am fighting and I am able to give all that I give to UFC, it is because of God, because I am a miracle of God. No one can understand that with the fight that I had and the surgery I had, I shouldn’t be fighting. But I am there for a purpose and I know that it’s due to God’s hand that I am there. The least I can do is always thank him.”
And that’s that.
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