Mild heavyweight contender Johnny Walker had a spectacular night time at UFC 279. The 30-year-old Brazilian broke a two-fight skid with a first-round submission win over Ion Cutelaba to open up the principle card.
However his night time took a barely disagreeable flip, no less than in line with his coach John Kavanagh, who posted these tweets claiming they had been pressured out of the world.
“So @ufc simply got here and kicked us out. No tickets for us and never allowed keep again stage to look at. Pulled out again door, kicked out, no even footwear on,” Kavanagh wrote.
UFC president Dana White was later requested about it in the course of the post-fight presser and denied kicking out Walker and his group.
“I assume ever since COVID, they began this factor the place they get the fighters proper out of right here. I don’t know why that occurred or what occurred.
“We’re not gonna throw Johnny Walker out on the street, shoeless, I’m certain.”
With the victory over Cutelaba, Walker now improves to a file of 19-7. He additionally received a $50K bonus for Efficiency of the Evening, his fourth general since coming into the group in 2018.