As everybody in the MMA community is likely aware of by now, Thursday’s UFC 279 press conference was abruptly cancelled after chaos broke out backstage in Las Vegas. Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz and Kevin Holland were all allegedly involved. But does this change how you view Saturday’s main fight between Chimaev & Diaz?
On an all-new Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck responds to questions about whether or not Chimaev may be a bit too emotional heading into the UFC 279 headliner, and if Diaz will be able to capitalize on that. Additionally, listener questions include Holland’s future, and the stakes involved in the welterweight division for the winner of his fight with Daniel Rodriguez, reactions to the alleged altercations backstage, who Chimaev could face — at either 170 or 185 — next with a win over Diaz, Francis Ngannou and the heavyweight division, and more.
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