Back in the day, a UFC fighter could do anything (like steroids) and say anything (like, ‘I love steroids’) and get away with it. But we live in very political times, where saying the wrong thing can get your UFC contract torn to pieces, so…
…Because of his multilingual tirade against Tony Ferguson at yesterday’s media event, Fabricio Werdum has issued a tiny bit of an apology. Not to Ferguson, but to those who might have been offended by one of the words he used.
If you’ll recall, Werdum and Ferguson had words because Ferguson told the former heavyweight champ to be quiet while he was talking to a reporter. Werdum called him a “maricon”, among other things.
Maricon is common word in the Spanish culture and I do not mean to offend anyone in the LBG community and if I did I’m apologetic #heeyy
— Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) September 29, 2017