In one chaotic week, the UFC’s return to Brooklyn had its main event change three (technically four) times, and see nearly half the card wiped out due to an attack on a bus which would leave several fighters injured.
One fighter who would be pulled from UFC 223, but not due to the attack by Conor McGregor and his crew, was UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway. Holloway, who has his own problem’s with McGregor leading up to and following their 2013 fight, spoke to The MMA Hour about the incident.
“I think yeah (he crossed the line). How many times can you let the guy get away with things?” Holloway asked during a recent edition of The MMA Hour. “I don’t think he meant to break the bus with the dolly, it looked like he was shocked that he broke it. Because I saw him pick up a metal trash can, put it down, then threw a plastic trash can, instead,” he added.
Holloway says that it doesn’t affect him personally, but he felt bad for fighters like Michael Chiesa and Ray Borg, who were in the path of destruction.
“It doesn’t affect me personally, so I feel bad for all the other fighters like Chiesa and Borg. Brooklyn missed some fights because of it,” added Holloway.
Chiesa and Borg were set to be featured on the card in fights against Anthony Pettis and Brandon Moreno, respectively, but were cut and/or injured by the broken glass of a shattered window, broken by McGregor throwing a dolly at it.
They both have orders of protection filed against McGregor and McGregor’s friend and fellow MMA fighter Cian Cowley, who are out on bail.
Original Story: MMA Mania