If this had happened 10 years ago, I dont think anything would have been said to Mitrione. But now with the huge corporate sponsors and the Fox deal the UFC seems to be a lot more careful. I would go out on and a limb and say that the LGBT community probably doesnt make up a large percentage of their audience. But Sponsors and FOX are huge money for the UFC and they don't want to screw that up. For good reason.
IMO: Matt Mitrione is 100% correct in his thoughts. He made a mistake in speaking them though.