Morning Report: Johnny Walker reacts to toxic remarks after knockout loss. ‘They don’t care about me’


Johnny Walker started off his UFC career about as hot as he could have hoped for with three highlight-reel knockouts. The 29-year-old striking sensation looked so impressive that many quickly began touting him as a potential threat to then-champion, Jon Jones. It’s been difficult since.

With a 1-4 record in his last five appearances, Walker has suffered knockout defeats in two of those four losses. The most recent coming this past weekend in the main event of UFC Vegas 48 against Jamahal Hill. One perfectly placed punch was all it took to put the Brazilian away just under three minutes into the opening round.

Walker is able to take the loss with a smile, knowing that this rodeo was not his first. However, the most devastating outcome of it all has been the general community reaction.

“For me, it’s okay. “Onto the next one,” Walker stated on his YouTube Channel .. “But what’s making me really upset is f*cking people don’t care about the fighters’ health and what happens after, you know? They just care about the pictures and make the jokes. I was upset when people messaged me to comment on my jokes. People don’t care about other people’s health.

” I train hard and am very dedicated to my career. And when I get to the fight to make my best show for the fans, if I get hurt or something like that happens, people just make jokes about the knockout. If I am fine .”

, they don’t worry about my health.

With an 18-7 record in his career overall, Walker is more often than not the one dishing out the knockouts as he has 15 under his belt. He has suffered four defeats out of seven.

After Hill’s fight was ended, the event continued as usual. Walker then returned to his normal commercial breaks and he only began to stand upright after that.

“I spent so many hours in the hospital getting checked out,” Walker said. “I’m 100 percent good, the brain scan and everything is okay but they don’t know. They aren’t concerned about my health.

“They send messages for my fiance saying so much bullsh*t about me. These are horrible things. This is not the case for everyone, but it’s something I want to know. People even from the media who have my number. They called me before the fight to ask for interviews and everything. They make big fun of me losing when they call. It is very frustrating, I know. It is hard to train. I work so hard for money. To provide for my family’s health and well-being in Brazil. In order to buy a home for myself, I would like to get married, have children, and build a sustainable business. They don’t care at all about my health.

” “But they just don’t care about my health and if I’m okay or not,” he said. They don’t even care about me .”


It’s rare that the outcome is what bothers the fighter who is on the losing side. Walker isn’t going to be upset if his hand is raised, but Walker is aware of the events leading to that moment and is trying to see the positives amid all the negativity.

“I think I was doing really good in the first round,” Walker said. Walker said, “I was landing my kicks and feeling the distance. I did really well against his southpaw [stance]..” I was landing the kicks and giving a little trouble to him. You can see that he landed some great shots. Show me everything else he did for you. Nothing. That was all he did.

“I step forward, I give my face, I give my body — my distance to him so he lands the shot. It’s a big punch in the face that you have to take. I was .”

knocked out.


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