There is no better architect to control things inside the cage than Marc Goddard.
However, Goddard found himself in another skin with a fighter when referring to a featherweight bout between Ahmad Al Darmaki and Bogdan Kirilenko at the UAE Warriors 12 on Friday.
Al Darmaki secured a deep back-exposed choke near the end of Round 1, but after Kirilenko tapped, Al Darmaki refused to leave. Goddard tried to shave Al Darmaki’s arms and caused a heated reaction from the Abu Dhabi-based fighting. Al Darmaki jumped in Goddard’s face, proceeding to throw at him several times. As a result, Al Darmaki was disqualified and Bogdan was announced as the winner.
You can watch the incident below (via Twitter):
Goddard tried to control the situation in the best way he could, but Al Darmaki did not. Al Darmaki made an apology later, but it was still excusable behavior.
Goddard is no stranger to heated exchanges with warriors, with Conor McGregor once facing him after Goddard tried to break McGregor̵7;s abrasion with his winning partner, Charlie Ward, in Bellator 187. McGregor was not a licensed cornerman. to fight.
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