VIDEO | UFC vet Josh Neer involved in backstage brawl at AFC event


During a recent event from Ascendancy Fighting Championship (AFC), in Des Moines, Iowa, UFC and Bellator veteran Josh Neer was involved in a backstage with fellow fighter Brian Green. The pair reportedly collided while the card’s Cory Simpson vs. Jonathan Thomson main event was unfolding.

See their skirmish in the video above (via FightBookMMA.com).

Both Josh Neer and Brian Green issued statements on this encounter on their official Facebook pages.

I don’t even wanna post about this but I guess I should clarify things. Brian Green has been running his mouth about me…

Posted by Josh Neer on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

“I don’t even wanna post about this but I guess I should clarify things,” Josh Neer said on Facebook. “Brian Green has been running his mouth about me for 3 years, bc he needs attention and a payday bc he’s lazy and doesn’t wanna get a job. I seen him tonight and asked him what’s up? We got into a little scuffle and he got snatched up by his neck and rag-dolled around. I didn’t wanna punch him bc I didn’t wanna go to jail. He punched me and my False tooth came out. It just needs screwed back in. He can act like he did something. But the tooth screw was already loose from my fight 2 weeks ago. He’s not getting a payday so if he wants to fight, he knows where I live.”

Yo someone ask THE DENTIST JOSH NEER if he still had his teeth? The douchebag just attacked me while I was in full…

Posted by Brian Green on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

“Yo someone ask THE DENTIST JOSH NEER if he still had his teeth?” Brian Green said in his own Facebook post on the backstage scrap. “The douchebag just attacked me while I was in full training gear, and I took my stuff off and he attacked me again so he got cracked with a 3 piece n Too many people witnessed it.. Dude wants to fight me ANYWHERE but in a sanctioned fight. THESE HANDS FELT GOOD DIDNT THEY JOSH?! Such a punk. LETS FIGHT FOR REAL!, you ignorant fool! Let’s give it to Des Moines fight fans! You Clown!”

This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 11/21/2018.