Originally Posted by Crisco
I give him credit but I want to see him admit he was beat regardless of what went on then I can respect him for what he is doing. That is being a man.
Calling someone out on what they did wrong but having the balls to admit that you still would have lost that fight that day. Then it shows your out for justice instead of being a whine baby
I agree with "atom" and Goat. When all this started and other fighters came out and said they felt he was "slippery" (not sweat) when they fought him, they were given a lot of flak for NOT filing a formal complaint at the time. Matt explained his particular experience and what he said to his camp, friends and family after his fight(s) with GSP. When BJ first started complaining about what happened, people were like, then why don't you file a "formal" complaint. Now he has, which is his right to do. He's going by the book.
BJ has given people enough rope to hang him on the "whining" over the years (he's earned that), but don't fault him for following the rules in pursuing formal/legal action. That is the "smart" thing for him to do--get everything out there and let the people who govern this stuff do their investigation and present their findings and determine whatever (if any) action will be taken against GSP and his camp and anyone else.
Like I said BJ has earned his rep for whining and people's disrespect because of it, BUT people need to also put the responsibility for this particular situation and all the fallout where it belongs and that is with GSP and his camp/cornermen. So how can BJ come out and "admit" he was beat "regardless" of what went on. What fighter (let alone BJ) would say that in a situation like this (with video proof)...come on now.
GSP and his camp are the ones who handed BJ "that" rope (whether anyone thinks he would have lost anyway is beside the point). Oh, and to the person who said, "would he have filed a complaint if he had won?" My answer would be, he should have.