Former UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor and a bunch of pals attacked a bus stuffed with UFC stars this previous Thursday, allegedly looking to get their arms on UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Joe Rogan took a part of the UFC 223 broadcast along Jon Anik and Jimmy Smith, providing the next in regards to the bus assault by way of the Irishman and cohorts.
“It’s crazy,” Rogan mentioned all over the printed. “It’s pathetic, it’s disgusting. I hate it. I hate that it happened. And I hate that it happened, caused by a guy I love. I’m a giant Conor McGregor fan, and to see him step out this badly just really, really upsets me.”
The assault by way of the Irishman and buddies result in the cancellation of 3 bouts at UFC 223, together with Anthony Pettis as opposed to Michael Chiesa, Artem Lobov as opposed to Alex Caceres and Ray Borg as opposed to Brandon Moreno.
Smith used to be additionally part of the UFC 223 broadcast and he said the next in regards to the bus assault.
“It’s taken something that was supposed to be about the fighters, the people competing, the people who had trained to be here tonight, it’s taken the focus away from them,” Smith mentioned. “That’s the biggest tragedy.”
Outside of the 3 bouts being canned, UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Rose Namajunas used to be additionally reportedly shaken up by way of the incident.