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Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

Anthony Johnson Responds to Firing of “Stitch” Duran

Anthony Johnson (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Many fans, observers and fighters have weighed in on the UFC’s decision to fire iconic cutman, Jacob “Stitch” Duran, including light-heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson.

Recently Duran announced that he’s been fired by the UFC, after speaking out publicly about the promotion’s Reebok uniform deal. Duran relayed on Twitter and in an interview that the deal has cost him his sponsors, and as a result, he was considering working more boxing matches. The veteran cutman also confirmed that he and his fellow cutmen were not included in the Reebok deal.

Following the news of Duran’s dismissal, here is what Johnson tweeted out:

The UFC has not released any statement regarding the termination of Duran.

Johnson, meanwhile, is set to fight Jan Blachowicz at UFC 191 on September 5th.

posted by FCF Staff @ 5:38 pm
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