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Who is at fault for the brawl that took place at UFC 229?

  1. Khabib and his team

    44.8%
  2. Conor and his team

    34.5%
  3. The UFC

    41.4%
  4. The Fans for letting this happen

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    0.0%
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  1. jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Sherdog Main Page writers Ant Walker and Jason Burgos want to talk things over and answer your questions on a Live Video Chat series titled "The Trenches," airing tonight at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. They also want your thoughts on a poll posted in this thread, with today's poll question asking who is at fault for the brawl at UFC 229.

    Chime in on the conversation by posting any combat sports questions you have for them in this thread.


    Ant holds over 15 years of martial arts experience, training in multiple styles including Boxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Kung Fu and Krav Maga, and also coached amateur MMA fighters. A former Sherdog Radio Network personality and current contributor to Sherdog.com, this self-described "gym rat" seeks to impart his knowledge and discuss all things MMA with his fellow community members. Ant attended and covered UFC 229 for Sherdog.com, and recently penned an op-ed discussing his thoughts on the event.

    A journalist by trade, Jason has also co-hosted and produced multiple podcasts (including the "Fight Strength Podcast" with American Top Team trainer Phil Daru) over the years. He has contributed for several publications, and was a Senior Editor for MMASucka.com before landing at Sherdog. Along with his plethora of articles based on his exclusive interviews, Jason frequently covers live events for the site, chronicling the happenings with his growing photographic talents.


    Select questions from this thread will be answered in the Ask Ant article, and additional questions from this thread may be used in the upcoming episode of live video chat series 'The Trenches,' hosted on the forum in this thread tonight, Thursday 10/11. Below are links to previous episodes of this series as well as Ant's previous 'Ask Ant' articles.

    The Trenches, Episode 3
    The Trenches, Episode 2
    The Trenches, Episode 1: UFC 229 Presser

    Ask Ant 10/5
    Ask Ant 9/27
    Ask Ant 9/21

    Ask Ant 9/14


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    Khabib and his team are the ones to blame for the brawl, no question.

    Dudes got hurt by words and made the sport look even more unprofessional than it already does.
     
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    Only words huh? Shows you don't care much about upholding your integrity if you only see them as words. Talk shit, get hit.
    I like what Firas Zahabi said " If everything is fair game before( talking shit of Family, religion, politics, culture) then everything is fair game after"

    Khabib was wrong no doubt. Unprofessional? Yes it was. But as a man, being the protector and upholder of his family, what he did was understandable.

    So was Conor. He is to be blamed too. If your telling me the reason was to sell tickets then this is bullshit. Must the sport of mma stoop so low to sell fights by blemishing the integrity and honor of their fighters?
     
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