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VCURamFan 01-06-2014 05:48 PM

Diego Brandao confirms he threatened to stab Dustin Poirier
 
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From MMAFighting.com (By Guilherme Cruz on Jan 6 2014, 10:00a):
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Right after a first-round TKO win at UFC 168, Dustin Poirier revealed that Diego Brandao threatened to stab himfollowing the official weigh-ins. And it turned out to be true, as Brandao confirmed the information to MMAFighting.com.

"He was there, bouncing at the weigh-ins, staring at me. I told him backstage 'if you ever do that again, Iíll stab you with a pen.í Thatís what happened," Brandao said.

"Every time he saw me at the hotel he kept staring at me, and I responded asked what was the problem, if he looking like that because he was hungry or what. When he got inside the cage I saw he was scared. He got lucky (to win)."

Brandao confirms he threatened Poirier, but never meant to really stab him.
"I have a lot of things to change, including the way I speak, my personality," he said. "People think I'm an ignorant man, but I'm a funny guy. But when I get inside that cage, I'm fighting for my family and my career. It's hard to explain. I'm still learning, and I will be at the Top 10 one day.

"I have nothing bad to say to Poirier. He did a good job, and that fight is in the past. I'm learning with the losses, and I only lost to tough opponents. I will rematch those guys one day and Iíll be the UFC champion."

Brandao missed weight by eight pounds at UFC 168, and he blames a car accident he suffered two weeks before the fight for his pre-fight issues.

"A drunk man hit my car, and I ended up crashing in another car," he said. "I had to go to my lawyer. (The other driver) didn't want to pay the costs to fix my car. I did my best, I was a warrior just to step inside that cage. Any other fighter would just run away, but I needed that."

According to the Brazilian featherweight, he had problems cutting weight since he couldnít train after the accident, so he ended up weighing 180 pounds a couple weeks before the bout.

"I couldnít run, I couldnít cut weight to fight," he said. "I had injuries in my back and ribs, but I went there and fought. I donít think I trained more than five times for this fight and I knocked him down twice in the first round."

UFC officials werenít happy with Brandaoís attitudes and by missing weight, and he ended up losing 12 thousand dollars from to the Nevada State Athletic Commission for coming to the scale eight pounds over the limit.

"Sean Shelby was pissed off, but he understood when I showed him the photos of my car," Brandao said. "I spoke with him and Dana White, they said that I need to change and Iím going to be the champion one day. They said they know the fighters are afraid of me."

wavetar 01-08-2014 09:00 AM

He seems right up there with fellow Brazilian Rousimar Palhares...another dim bulb.

rearnakedchoke 01-08-2014 03:17 PM

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Originally Posted by wavetar (Post 203719)
He seems right up there with fellow Brazilian Rousimar Palhares...another dim bulb.

yeah .. i don't think either of them have to worry about renewing their mensa cards

Vizion 01-08-2014 04:58 PM

If he threatened him with a pen I don't see how it can be taken too seriously. He was obviously half kidding.

Neezar 01-08-2014 08:12 PM

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Originally Posted by Vizion (Post 203736)
If he threatened him with a pen I don't see how it can be taken too seriously. He was obviously half kidding.

Isn't the pen mightier than the sword?

:laugh:

flo 01-08-2014 08:29 PM

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Originally Posted by wavetar (Post 203719)
He seems right up there with fellow Brazilian Rousimar Palhares...another dim bulb.

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Originally Posted by rearnakedchoke (Post 203730)
yeah .. i don't think either of them have to worry about renewing their mensa cards

*snickering*

I think you boys hit on something there...

Vizion 01-08-2014 08:53 PM

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Originally Posted by Neezar (Post 203742)
Isn't the pen mightier than the sword?

:laugh:

:laugh:

rearnakedchoke 01-09-2014 01:34 PM

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Originally Posted by Vizion (Post 203736)
If he threatened him with a pen I don't see how it can be taken too seriously. He was obviously half kidding.

dude .. what if it was a ball point? those things are wicked dangerous ...

Tyburn 01-13-2014 04:12 PM

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Originally Posted by Neezar (Post 203742)
Isn't the pen mightier than the sword?

:laugh:

Indeed :laugh:

MattHughesRocks 01-13-2014 04:15 PM

:happy0198:


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Originally Posted by Neezar (Post 203742)
Isn't the pen mightier than the sword?

:laugh:



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