“I guess they needed something to happen to go off of. The worst thing is they don’t know this kid. This kid came to our gym. He’s training with us. We saw him as a teammate, as a family member. It hurts us more than it hurts them. Using that? That’s what pissed me off about it. They’re using that as a way to attack personal issues. Make it about what happened. The kid died last March. No one said nothing back then.”
During a recent UFC promotions luncheon, the lightweight champion Anthony Pettis fired back at detractors for talking smack about his camp.
(Transcript props: MMAfighting.com)