Previous to UFC Austin on Saturday, bantamweight fighter Tony Kelley drew loads of adverse consideration for himself. All of it started at UFC Vegas 54 in Could, when he was heard making bigoted remarks in the direction of Brazilians whereas cornering fellow fighter and girlfriend Andrea Lee.
Kelley later issued an explanation/non-apology for his statements, saying he dislikes “everybody equally.”
“If you happen to don’t like what I mentioned, I don’t know what to inform you on that, sorry. Sorry if you happen to obtained your emotions damage,” part of his assertion reads.
Such actions gave opponent Adrian Yanez added motivation coming into the struggle, and he did get the job completed through first-round TKO.
As for Kelley, he stays decided to close his “haters” up regardless of the loss. The 35-year-old Crew Alpha Male fighter launched this brief post-fight assertion through Instagram.
“On the finish of the day….it’s nonetheless F*** youuuu haterrsss Who’s subsequent ?! @ufc #PRIMETIME,” he wrote.
“Lot of context for what occurred final night time.. however shit it’s what it’s, you easy mfers couldn’t start to know…I’ll be again with a clean reduce subsequent time.”
The loss to Yanez ended Kelley’s two-fight win streak as he dropped to a file of 8-3. He additionally had to surrender 20% of his purse for lacking weight.