Morning Report: Brendan Schaub: Dana White “f***ed Aljamain sterling over” by claiming he hadn’t beat Petr Ya


UFC 273 has come and gone, and Aljamain Sterling is still the UFC bantamweight champion of the world.

“The Funkmaster”, a bitter opponent, won the evening’s comain event by claiming a second convincing victory. It may seem strange to say that it was convincing in any way, depending on your split decision. However, it’s simply a matter of fact when considering the unique result of Sterling defeating Yan via disqualification in their March 2021 encounter to become champion.

This was a highly debated decision in the community. Many people have expressed their opinion on who won this closely contested event. Backstage after the event, UFC President Dana White shared with the media that he believes “the judges got that one wrong.” In disagreement is White’s ol’ pal, former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub who believes White’s critique wasn’t the wisest of choices considering his position.

“When you’re the president of the UFC, you have a responsibility,” Schaub said on The Schaub Show. “So when you say the judges got that one wrong, now you f*cked Aljamain Sterling over. Now you f*cked him. Because he beat the naysayers, he beat the haters, he shut everybody up. But now it resurfaces because the most powerful man in the UFC says, ‘He didn’t win that fight.’ Which, you don’t know what you’re talking about. You’re wrong, dude.”

Since winning the 135-pound crown in the unusually historic fashion he did, Sterling has become no stranger to defending his position and fending off criticisms. Sterling will continue to be a major heat magnet in this sport until he achieves another win or dominant shutout.

” You f*cked over your fighter,” Schaub stated. “Now, he has to go back to the drawing board and deal with more of this stupid f*cking hate. And why? He won 3 out 5 [rounds]?. But you watch it from cageside on the little monitor, and you rush to judgment before watching it for a second or third time. It should be your f*cking responsibility, your duty, should be to make sure if you say that stuff that you’re going based off the criteria that the fighters have to go off of when it comes to judging. You don’t. You came to a quick judgment, and it f*cked your fighter. Your champion is f*cked. Because that’s out there.”


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