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Pro fighters react after multiple altercations involving Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz and Kevin Holland result in UFC 279 press conference cancellation

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Several pro fighters have reacted after altercations involving Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz and Kevin Holland led to the cancellation of the UFC 279 press conference.

Todays presser was cancelled prematurely in the end hell broke loose backstage, this in accordance with UFC President Dana White.

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 crowd who attended theUFC 279 press conference.

The incident, which caused the press conferenceto be abruptly cancelled, occurred moments after Kevin Holland and his upcoming opponent Daniel Rodriguez exited the stage for other fighters ahead on.

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In accordance with MMA Journalist Ariel Helwani, Borz kicked Trailblazer in the chest because of some previous comments madeby the self proclaimed Big Mouth.

Khamzat Chimaev push kicked Holland in the chest. Chimaev was reacting to things Holland has said recently also it set him off, Im told. Once that has been split up the Chimaev-Diaz area of the story popped off and the bottles started flying. Helwani reported onTwitter.

After Nate Diaz and his team entered the fray, things apparently got worse as bottles started flying with former UFC fighter Tiki Ghosn going for a couple to the top.

Needlessly to say, the backstage chaos at todays UFC 279 press conference created quite the stir on social media marketing. Several fighters shared their respective reactions to the news headlines, see all those below:

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I heard Officer Holland went Denzel in Training Day backstage at the UFC press conference .

Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) September 9, 2022

To much shit talk, people got smacked

C HT OV E R A (@chitoveraUFC) September 9, 2022

Awaiting to see what happened @ufc backstage like: pic.twitter.com/KaLguFIfmt

Aleksandar Rakic (@rakic_ufc) September 8, 2022

Fighters stop acting like idiots prior to the fight . Dont be ruining press conferences, weigh ins and fights . People pay their wages to be apart of

Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) September 9, 2022

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More fighter reactions to the altercations involving Kevin Holland, Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz backstage at the UFC 279 press conference:

Ive never cared about Mma news like I really do right now. I have to know very well what happened backstage. Where may be the videos? #ufc279

Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman) September 9, 2022

Just what a lame press conference #UFC279

Jake Shields (@jakeshieldsajj) September 8, 2022

RIP pic.twitter.com/KmGBze2Qs5

Paulo Costa ( Borrachinha ) (@BorrachinhaMMA) September 9, 2022

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Paulo arrived and fucked everyone up I assume

Terrance T Wrecks McKinney (@twrecks155) September 8, 2022

I want to understand this straight. I flip a man off and I’m the worst thing ever for the activity and also have no sportsmanship. Mfers take up a press conference brawl and crickets? Lol MMA SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING ain’t shit

Chris Curtis The Action Man (@Actionman513) September 9, 2022

That which was your a reaction to the news headlines that multiple altercations involving Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz and Kevin Holland occurred backstage at the UFC 279 presser? Share your ideas in the comment section PENN Nation!

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