Mitrione Asks For Second Chance, Willing To Step Up And Face Gonzaga On Short Notice | UFC NEWS

October 5, 2012 10:52 am by bjpenn.com staff 18 Comments

UFC heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione didn’t come through for the UFC when asked to step up and face Daniel Cormier under the Strikeforce banner.

Dana White’s disappointment with Matt has been well documented at this point. However, with all that in the past, it would appear as if Mitrione is trying to make amends and offer his services as a late replacement against Gabriel Gonzaga at next week’s UFC 153 event.

Here is what Matt had to say:

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