Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight contender Travis Browne had a rough 2015. After losing to former teammate Andrei Arlovski via technical knockout (TKO) at UFC 187 (see it again here), “Hapa” was accused by his ex-wife, Jenna Renee Webb, of domestic abuse after she posted pictures of multiple bruises on her arm to support her claims.
As a result, UFC officials pulled him from all fight-related activities until an investigation was conducted. In the end, the investigation exonerated Browne because no evidence was found to support Webb’s claim of physical abuse. In fact, she never pressed charges, resulting in the eventual reinstatement of “Hapa” by UFC.
Recently, Browne talked in detail to the mixed martial arts (MMA) media for the first time about the whole unfortunate ordeal (via MMA Fighting):
“From a humans point of view, what I would say is, you know, you can’t believe everything you read. You can’t believe the rumors and stuff like that. Honestly, a gripe of mine was that, and all you guys are with media, is that no one questioned her. Everybody put their eyes on me, everyone questioned me. And when I was reinstated, ‘Travis Browne gets reinstated,’ that was the only headline. And I will be honest, you guys as media kind of let me down. I’ll say that in that sense, because we are all being professional, is that is what let me down. You guys should have asked questions. Why did I get reinstated? What really happened? Why do I have to do all the talking? All these places — TMZ and that stuff — ran stuff and not a single person asked questions. I’m a 6-foot-7, 250-pound man. I have two little boys at home and if I did the things I was accused of, ….View full article
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