Apparently he deleted his old post of saying he'd never turn down a fight. At least stand by it. What's done is done. What matters now is how he handles himself afterwards.
As a saying goes. Always be nice to people on your way up, because you'll meet them on your way down.
The UFC gave him an opportunity of a LIFETIME and this is how he reciprocates. Then he leaves a Sun Tzu quote as if he's a tactician. Read two versions of that a decade ago. That's rudimentary in the business world. Don't trivialize the situation with an ancient quote giving the masses, fans an impression that you're above them.
There is something inherently wrong with this individual's mindset. Like everything in life there's a balance, cause and effect, yin and yang. He doesn't get it. His whole family will now pay for this with incessant ranting and hecklers especially if he loses. It's a catch 22 for em.
How can such a young and talented fighter continuously make bone head moves.
Missed opportunity to correct a wayward ship.
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.