Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight prospect Cody Stamann wanted an apology from cageside commentators Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan following the UFC 216: “Ferguson vs. Lee” pay-per-view (PPV) event earlier this month (Oct. 6, 2017) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“Mr. Wonderful” was super salty over what he perceived to be biased commentary during his split-decision win over fellow 135-pound prospect Tom Duquesnoy, though Stamann has since retracted his demands after fans lit him up on social media.
“I should know better than to poke at even the commentators because it’s really not their fault, they’re just doing their job, with the resources they have, and, yeah, that got blown up. I’ve been tagged in 30-40 different pictures on Instagram. I’ve got people telling me I’m a ‘whiny little roided midget’. I was reading the comments yesterday and I was just dying laughing at the things people are saying. Ultimately it’s my fault. I’m the one that said it, and I talked to DC. DC shot me a message in Twitter and he said he was sorry, and I said, you know, not necessary. I’m a big fan of yours and he had some good, kind words to say, so that was cool to hear from him. I don’t expect Joe Rogan to apologize. I don’t expect him to even see this. I’d rather he didn’t even see any of this. And you know I’m not upset. I’m not salty about it. I was salty about it for a couple of days.”
Salt is popular among UFC fighters.
Stamann (16-1) improved his record to 16-1 with his victory over Duquesnoy, extending his win streak to nine straight in the process, though it apparently wasn’t enough to land him a spot in the top 15 of the official rankings.
Joe Rogan … where you at?