It seems that Ben Henderson and Frankie Edgar weren’t the only men in their camps fighting tonight. During the UFC 150 post-fight press conference, a bunch of yelling was heard outside of camera range and Dana White ran over to see what was going on. He said there was a bit of a disagreement outside, but it wasn’t a big deal. Well, it turns out that it was the managers of both men, Malki Kawa and Ali Abdel-Aziz, that were going at it. MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani tweeted about the incident:
If you’re wondering what the brouhaha was during the presser, I’m told Frankie’s mgr @alidominance and Bendo’s mgr @malkikawa got into a scuffle. Not sure who won, but I’m told it was the opposite of the main event, if you catch my drift. For whatever it’s worth, Ali and his team say he punched Malki in the face. It seems like they didn’t like what he had to say after the main event, although, I’m not quite sure what was said.
I’m not sure what else to say. It’s clearly pretty unprofessional, but it’s kind of funny too.
UPDATE – Kawa responded to Ariel’s tweet:
@arielhelwani so now you go off of one side and that’s how you do???? That’s not what happened but great job in being a d*ck head reporter
— malki kawa (@malkikawa) August 12, 2012
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