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Tyson Pedro made ‘The Pleasure Man’ pay for spouse feedback earlier than UFC 293

September 11, 2023 2:40 pm ET SYDNEY – It’s a bit unclear whose wife was the target of a crass joke by “The Pleasure Man” at the UFC 293 pre-fight news conference, but Tyson Pedro was happy to make him pay for his words regardless. After Pedro (10-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) bludgeoned Anton Turkalj (8-3

Tyson Pedro made ‘The Pleasure Man’ pay for spouse feedback earlier than UFC 293

SYDNEY – It’s a bit unclear whose spouse was the goal of a crass joke by “The Pleasure Man” on the UFC 293 pre-fight information convention, however Tyson Pedro was glad to make him pay for his phrases regardless.

After Pedro (10-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) bludgeoned Anton Turkalj (8-3 MMA, 0-3 UFC) with a first-round knockout combination, he defined how the combat on Saturday’s major card at Qudos Financial institution Enviornment was maybe a bit extra private than regular.

Three days prior on the official UFC 293 pre-fight information convention, MMA Junkie senior reporter Mike Bohn requested Turkalj the origin of his uncommon nickname, to which “The Pleasure Man” responded, “One of the simplest ways to search out out is to ask Tyson Pedro after a combat otherwise you ask your spouse.”

Whereas it’s unclear precisely whose spouse was the butt of a impolite joke, Pedro perceived it as a private insult and took it out on Turkalj.

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“Nicely then I made that up in my head and he paid for it,” Pedro mentioned to reporters together with Bohn. “… We’re on the identical web page. I believed he talked about my spouse and I mentioned ‘F*ck you, you canine. I’m going to harm you.’ That’s why I used to be indignant the ref pulled me off sooner than I might’ve wished as a result of I wished to harm him a bit extra. I don’t know. Perhaps he simply made a mistake and was speaking about your spouse. However for the final two days, all I’ve been interested by is hurting him for speaking about my spouse. So I really feel dangerous for him if he was speaking about your spouse.”

Phrases apart, Pedro achieved his final objective of getting again within the win column. He’s now gained three of his most up-to-date 4 outings. Pleased with his efficiency, Pedro admitted he was stunned Turkalj was performed so shortly.

“I completed him off actual fast, faster than I anticipated,” Pedro mentioned. “He didn’t final so long as I anticipated. … The ref pulled me off faster than I believed ‘The Pleasure Man’ would. I’ve been interested by him all night time and went in deep for this one. He simply rubbed me the fallacious approach, you already know? Left a nasty style in my mouth.”

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