After Dustin Poirier goes viral for a controversial video, several fighters from UFC they liquidated it. So, Philip Douglas, who was knocked out by the “Diamond” in training, came out to testify and made it clear that nothing was as commented hours ago. From what can be seen in the images, there were many who did not coincide with the actions of the Lightweight contender.
To defend Poirier, Douglas He said, “It was an intense sparring session, and things like that can happen in sparring. There are some people who say that he was not wearing equipment, but there was no reason to use training equipment, because Dustin trains well, he is not bad. Hit hard like a fight, he caught me and he took me down. The cornerback took me out of the cage and did not let me go back ».
“As for his celebration, the people who say he was making fun, that’s the mentality of a guy who is fighting for a belt. I did not consider it disrespectful. I don’t, but that’s his way of thinking, imagining the fight. He was about to fight for the belt, that’s his life, “he concluded. Philip Douglas, who was clearly defeated by Poirier in training.
Poirier was not silent
However, the own Dustin he also came out to acknowledge that he was not really a “hobbyist,” as Colby Covington described it hours ago. “This is a professional wrestler with 20 wins,” was what Poirier posted, referring to Douglas, who is clearly experienced in the field. Undoubtedly, nothing was what it seemed from the beginning.
“I didn’t want people to think that I was an amateur kid or something. That was a professional wrestler. I mean, that’s what happens in gyms during tough combat, real combat. There are times when you train, train and things like that, but there are times when you do hard training and that was a difficult training session “, was what he communicated Dustin Poirier after the video.
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