Clay Guida won at yesterdays UFC Fight Night 63 and during his post-fight octagon interview he rambled about President Barack Obama, Easter and wrestling.
A lot of people wondered what exactly he was trying to get at. Was he calling the president out? Well during the post-fight press conference Guida went to work on clearing up his statement. After all you don’t want the secret service on you, a la Jacob Volkmann.
“Like I said, first I wanted to wish everyone a happy Easter on a very sacred holiday, because without the big man above, none of this would even be possible. And then I said, ‘With all due respect, Mr. Obama, if you’re not too busy golfing or playing with your bracketology and your NCAA Final Four things, or if you’re handling our nation’s important issues – hopefully you are. Come on over to Fairfax, Viginia, which I think is your backyard or side yard, and watch the fastest growing sport in the world. And, if you couldn’t be live at this one – I know a lot of fans would have liked to see him and his wife here – maybe you’ll make another one down the road.’
“So, I wasn’t trying to be disrespectful, but it is the fastest growing sport in the world. And It’d be nice to see some of those bigger names, important people in our country get behind it and support it a little bit more. No disrespect toward their direction. It’s such an important sport and it’s growing so quickly. We’re on FOX for a reason. I hope we’re not getting – you know, the NCAA’s March Madness. What about MMA madness? Don’t forget about these guys that are out doing world tours right now. McGregor and these guys that are out trying to build our sport, Aldo and all these guys that are all over.”
“I just wanted to let them know that we’re right here in Fairfax. We’re just down the road.”
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