Sean Strickland doesn't mince words and harshly criticizes the UFC: 'Pretends to do the right things'

The former middleweight champion was yet another athlete to publicly criticize the 'low' amounts paid by the organization to the majority of its employees

Sean Strickland

Sean Strickland is a former UFC middleweight champion. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Sean Strickland joined the group of athletes dissatisfied with the amounts paid for Ultimate. In an interview with the commentator Daniel Cormier before the UFC 302, which takes place this Saturday (01), the former middleweight champion (up to 83,9kg) did not mince words and accused the organization of 'not acting correctly' with its fighters.

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“Sometimes, you have to prepare to throw away your entire career if you don't get your money... you know. Just do the right things, man. Like, the UFC doesn't do things right. Don't pretend to do the right things. Doesn't do the right things with the majority of its cast. The UFC doesn't do things right. If you look at what the guys who run the UFC, how much they are earning and what the guys (fighters) are paid. It’s sh*t man, the UFC doesn’t do things right,” said Strickland.


Despite complaints, Sean Strickland will have an important duel in UFC 302, which takes place next Saturday (01). The North American will measure forces with the former challenger Paulo borrachinha in the co-main fight of the card, which takes place in Newark, New Jersey (USA).

In the main fight of the show, the Russian Islam makhachev will put the lightweight belt (up to 70,3kg) on ​​the line for the third time against the North American veteran Dustin poirier.

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