I'm not buying what Lew says.
I was hoping JDS would kick him off the show from the 1st or 2nd ep & don't think JDS made a mistake doing it. I only wish he'd done it, sooner.
If JDS says not to worry about losing and wants things run in a relaxed and positive way, that's what Lew should have done. Lew went over JDS' head, said and did the complete opposite of what JDS told him to.
Its disrespectful & insulting and there's no one who would put up with it.
If he doesn't get that, something is wrong with him.
Pretending it was JDS' fault only shows Lew has no class.
When the shows over, I'm guessing not a single person on JDS' team will train or associate with lew -- because they know, he's full of shit. Lew can pretend he did it for the team and whatever. I don't think he's fooling anyone.
The fighters were clearly disapointed with him leaving and didn't seem to even realize there was tension.