It seems like fighters are nearly just as apt to make news outside the cage these days as they are in it.
And when that’s the case, it’s usually not for good reasons. We’ve had no shortage of news about restraining orders and arrests and extracurricular activities of late that haven’t exactly painted the sport in a good light.
So in a recent Daily Debate, we wondered if you get down on the sport and let your level of fandom be swayed when you hear about things like a Conor McGregor arrest, or a restraining order against Tony Ferguson by his wife, or Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal getting into it backstage, or a Matt Hughes lawsuit against his twin brother.
And nearly two-thirds of you said you really don’t care. Only a small fraction said you were on the verge of quitting as a fan. The results, via Twitter:
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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