UFC women’s strawweight Montserrat Conejo denied spitting on Cheyanne Purchases pursuing their key card fight at Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 22.
Conejo was one of the most significant underdogs on the card, coming in on limited recognize for the wounded Kay Hansen, but she pulled off a big upset by utilizing her grappling to rating a unanimous selection. Buys was not capable to cease the struggle from entering the clinch and every single time it did, Conejo was capable to get her to the ground with a head-and-arm throw and she saved Buys in a headlock placement for essentially 15 minutes. It was a wonderful get for Conejo in her UFC debut, but the victory was partly marred in controversy by what happened just after.
Right away soon after the remaining bell rang, you could see Buys and Conejo get into an argument inside of the Octagon, with Purchases telling Conejo, “I’ll observe you residence, b*tch.” In accordance to Purchases, she alleges she was spit on and that’s why she retaliated. She posted a online video and statement on her Instagram about the alleged incident. See for yourself what occurred.
Cheyanne Purchases: To all my good friends and family members I just want to say I am sorry for dropping my amazing immediately after the struggle. I have in no way in my lifetime been spit on by a opponent that I gave absolutely nothing but respect too. . . I will stay to combat an additional working day. Thank you guys for all help. I’ll be back.
Pursuing UFC Vegas 22, Conejo was requested by reporters at the write-up-battle press convention if she actually did spit on Buys. The Mexican-based fighter denied she at any time spat on Buys.
“No, I didn’t spit on her at all. Most likely, it was the momentum. I’m not the form of individual that likes to spit. If you spit on another person, that is crossing the line. And that was not anything I was contemplating of undertaking in my debut,” Conejo mentioned (through BloodyElbow.com).
“Everything got started off when she insulted my wrestling and my takedowns. She explained that I have stupid headlocks and stupid takedowns. And she stated that she used to know me. So I proved to her that she did not know me. I gave her a little hell so she can taste it. “I’m not the form of particular person that likes to insult other folks. I’m a humble woman. But if you touch the incorrect buttons, you’re gonna have issues with me.”
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