PHILADELPHIA – If there's a lesson from UFC on ESPN 2, then it's easy star Justin Gaethje who rejects hypothetics.
So when Paul Felder respectfully debated the idea of a fight in the post-battle show for UFC on ESPN 2, Gaethje was not particularly pleased.
Immediately after the interview, Gaethje named Felder's Overture "Bull (expletive)".
"He's trying to steal my thunder, him, and Karyn (Bryant)," Gaethje said behind Wellstage at Wells Fargo Center, which staged its stunning knockout over Edson Barboza (20-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC).
Besides Gaethje (20-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC), Felder (1
"That's not going to happen," Gaethje smiled back.
"Whether it's now or whether it's later, I and you will have a show for these fans one day," Felder replied. "And I say that "Honest to God, with the utmost respect, because I enjoy watching you fight, brother, congratulations on a dominant victory."
"Thank you, man," said Gaethje, "Hey, it's one after the other You have some people in front of you. "
" I'm not saying that, "Felder said. "I'm fine."
"I'm just kidding," Gaethje said, giving Feld's shoulder a punch and a squeeze.
After another impressive break in the first round, Gaethje was more interested in winning his race. Although he welcomed a fight with lightweight winner Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC), he did not want to be distracted by minor challenges. After his victory and in the post-match show, he took a UFC ranking system that had downgraded him.
When asked if he was simply not interested in fields, Gaethje told MMA junkie, "They're doing it again. Earlier in the week, he spoke out about a headline in which he expressed interest in a rematch against Dustin Poirier , the last opponent who struck him.
Gaethje will eventually transition from the hypothesis into reality if he wins the reward of another winning big profit. He is very choosy about what he will talk about until this moment.
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