Ken Shamrock opens up on controversial loss to Royce Gracie

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock had his trilogy match with Royce Gracie 23 years after the pair’s initial meeting under the UFC banner.

While Shamrock was hoping to get his revenge on Gracie for how things went in their first meeting, things didn’t go his way. Shamrock ultimately lost the fight via 1st round TKO, however the replay shows that Shamrock may have been hit in the groin, which was the reason he was unable to defend himself.

He released an extended statement on the fight through his personal Facebook account.

To my fans I am truly sorry for how this 23 yr, old legendary fight was handled I believe that I was not given a fair…

Posted by Ken Tonya Shamrock on Saturday, February 20, 2016