Following the cut of bantamweight favorite Miguel Torres for quoting a rape joke on Twitter, many fans took to their social networks to ask why the double standard. Just the day before Rashad Evans made a joke of the Penn State rape scandal towards his opponent at a press conference. Forrest Griffin tweeted rape jokes as well in the past that he later apologized for.

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White breaks down his executive decision, explaining that both Griffin and Evans explained their comments right after and were some-what out of context. White does admit he did not give Torres a chance to explain. Since the release, Torres’ manager has said that the tweet is a quote from the television show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia which coincidentally airs on FX, the new network station of The Ultimate Fighter and future UFC events.