In the good old days, fighters would commit transgressions – against the law, against morality – and they’d be ashamed and try to move on from those mistakes. But as yesterday’s UFC Summer Kickoff press conference in Dallas, TX, showed us, those good old days are gone.
Instead, we have champ Daniel Cormier hurling insults to perpetual nemesis Jon Jones, and Jones firing back with the instant classic, “I beat you after a weekend of cocaine.”
Our sport used to be so innocent…
Here are highlights from the event, which include nonsense between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. Dammit, Conor McGregor. What have you wrought?