‘Stop acting like idiots’: Fighters react to alleged backstage altercation at UFC 279 press conference

As word spread of an alleged melee backstage at the UFC 279 press conference, MMA fighters were glued to their phones, hoping to get an update on who did what.

UFC President Dana White’s cancellation of the media event only served to intensify the curiosity about an altercation backstage – allegedly involving Khamzat Chimaev and Kevin Holland, among others – that led to the sudden shift in plans.

Here’s how fighters reacted to news of the altercation and the cancellation of the UFC 279 press conference.

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