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Kevin Holland issues statement after backstage scuffle with Khamzat Chimaev cancels the UFC 279 press conference

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Kevin Holland has issued a statement after his backstage scuffle with Khamzat Chimaev forced Dana White to cancel todays UFC 279 press conference.

Holland participated in the case opposite his upcoming opponent Daniel Rodriguez. Once finished fielding questions from the media, Trailblazer and D-Rod made their way backstage therefore the next group of fighters could seriously.

Following a lengthy delay, it had been UFC President Dana White who took the stage to let everyone understand that the press conference have been canceled because of safety reasons.

Yeah, this aint gonna happen, I am sorry, everybody, I’m in very weird waters here. It has never happened in the annals of the business. Believe me when I let you know, this was the proper decision never to do that press conference at this time. (Crowd boos) I hear ya, Im with ya but also for everybodys safety this is actually the right decision, alright, I am sorry. Thanks for coming, White thought to the fight fans in attendance.

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The UFC President later revealed that it had been welterweight fighters Kevin Holland and Khamzat Chimaev who have been in an altercation backstage.

Holland took to Twitter shortly following incident and issued the next statement:

Just so everyone understands. I offered that clown a free of charge beard trim. I dont know any place in the US that could offer that service free! I’m precise I promise I’d not knick him. At your service similar to the hotel staff bro. https://t.co/Hiwwm40fg7

Kevin Holland (@Trailblaze2top) September 9, 2022

Just so everyone understands. I offered that clown a free of charge beard trim. I dont know any place in the US that could offer that service free! I’m precise I promise I’d not knick him. At your service similar to the hotel staff bro. Holland wrote.

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Thats weird I didnt feel something @UFCStatsBot please update this as a failed attempt via Chimaev. https://t.co/mjX8Koqaak

Kevin Holland (@Trailblaze2top) September 9, 2022

Thats weird I didnt feel something. @UFCStatsBot please update this as a failed attempt via Chimaev.

Both Kevin Holland and Khamzat Chimaev are set to compete on Saturdays UFC 279 main card pay-per-view. Trailblazer meets Daniel Rodriguez, while Borz assumes Nate Diaz in the case headliner.

That which was your a reaction to the UFC 279 press conference being called off? Do you want to visit a future fight between Kevin Holland and Khamzat Chimaev? Share your ideas in the comment section Penn Nation!

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