It’s unfortunate, but it is arguable that the biggest story to emerge from the UFC’s recent stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma surrounds the mid-fight accident Justine Kish experienced in the middle of her fight with Felice Herrig, which she ultimately lost by decision. This incident has generated countless headlines, not just on combat sports publications, but far further afield on the online media landscape.
Today, the trend continues, as Kish recently told Submission Radio that a fan offered to pay her the win bonus she lost in defeat for the shorts she soiled in the fight. Apparently, this fan was hoping to add her shorts to his man cave.
“The most lucrative offer I’ve got is someone messaged me and said, ‘hey, we would love to pay’ — because I didn’t get my winnings.” Kish said, (via BloodyElbow.com). “I would say I returned back with half of what I would have liked to have had, and so the most lucrative was, ‘hey, I would like to buy whatever kind of winnings you lost, I would like to buy your shorts for that same amount to hang them up and blah, blah blah in my man cave.’
“I was like, this is disgusting. There are some really disgusting people out there,” Kish continued. “And so they offered me $15,000 for my shorts.
“Some man that wanted a man cave with my shorts – he has like a UFC (shrine). He gave me his name, his email address, all these things. I really don’t want to give too much details, but that was the most lucrative offer and I’m not gonna… I mean, why?. People are saying, ‘send them over, just go do it.’ I’m like, ‘oh, alright. Well I’ll give him my information, but I don’t see how this is actually real.’”
Do you think Justine Kish should accept this offer, or should she settle for the post-fight bonus she’ll apparently be receiving from Dana White?
This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 7/3/2017.