“I think it’s good. There was a lot of publicity that came with that whole thing with Duane, but this team has been building for 11 years now. We were looking for a coach, and he came in and everyone made a big deal about it. We learned a lot from him, and from his style, but we need someone that is invested in the long term.”
“It wasn’t anything really. We never signed a contract or anything. No (I wasn’t surprised he wasn’t here long term), not once I got him in the area. He’s got his own mind, and has his own agendas, so I completely understand it. It was an opportunity for him to get exposure that he really needed, but it is what it is, really.”
“There’s a lot of candidates for a replacement. We have like 20-plus now. Since I’ve been here in the Philippines I haven’t really had the chance to focus on that yet. I have a list of everybody we are looking at, but we are going to take our time. There’s no rush.”
While conducting an interview with Bloodyelbow.com, top UFC bantamweight, Urijah Faber, discussed the coaching void left by Duane Ludwig and what the team plans to do moving forward.
Will they see the same success in the absence of their head coach?