Michael Bisping Has Some Advice For Greg Hardy

Michael Bisping has shared some advice with Greg Hardy. Hardy competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series last week. Despite being an underdog, Hardy knocked out Austen Lane in under one minute. The performance earned Hardy a developm…

Michael Bisping has shared some advice with Greg Hardy. Hardy competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series last week. Despite being an underdog, Hardy knocked out Austen Lane in under one minute. The performance earned Hardy a developmental Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. Hardy’s knockout victory over Lane was his first professional mixed martial […]

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Jessica-Rose Clark Voices Her Displeasure With UFC Signing Greg Hardy

Jessica-Rose Clark has voiced her opinion about the UFC signing Greg Hardy.

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UFC flyweight fighter Jessica-Rose Clark has voiced her opinion about the UFC signing Greg Hardy.

The former NFL star made his pro-MMA debut on Tuesday night (June 12, 2018) on the season 2 premiere of ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contenders Series’ that aired on the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass, he beat fellow former NFL player Austen Lane in a heavyweight bout.

After the show, it was revealed that the promotion decided to sign Hardy despite his domestic violence history, which has turned into a hot topic.

Clark is a survivor of a brutal domestic violence attack and thus, the reason she is being outspoken about this signing.

For those who may not know, Clark was assaulted by her fiance, MMA fighter Julian Wallace, back in 2016 when Wallace kicked Clark in the head while wearing boots. He also hit her in the face then threw her on the ground and choked her.

This is when the story turns into Clark’s favor as she was able to break the choke knock Wallace out with a head kick. Wallace pleaded guilty to the charges.

Clark spoke out against the Hardy signing on a recent edition of the Phone Booth Fighting podcast.

“I had a spate with domestic violence before I moved out here to Vegas,” Clark explained (transcript courtesy of MMA Fighting). ”That’s actually why I moved to Vegas. I had my fiance – at the time – arrested on one count of attempted murder and two counts of assault.

“He didn’t get convicted. He got a 15-month suspended sentence, still allowed to leave the country. They gave him his second chance and I’m a firm believer that someone who is capable of going as far as he went with me – and I know he’s been further with other women before I met him – he’s not going to change. He can do all the convincing and all the lying in the world and he can convince you that he’s a really good person, but who he is at his core is someone who’s capable and willing to do stuff like that.

“So I am very against Greg [Hardy] being signed because I don’t believe that people like that change.“

Clark is scheduled to face Jessica Eye in a flyweight bout on the main card of the upcoming UFC Singapore event that goes down on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Kallang, Singapore at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The main card will air on FOX Sports 1 at 8 a.m. ET while the preliminary card will be broadcasted on the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass, at 4:30 a.m. ET.

“Athletic ability seems to supersede any negative thing you do in your life,” Clark said. “You see it time and time again, like Kobe Bryant. It happens so often and it blows my mind that that’s where our society is at. Like, ‘Oh, he did all these really terrible things, but he’s an amazing athlete, so f**k it, let’s just let him keep going and let him keep making his millions and let him keep being on TV.’ There’s no punishment.

“What stops him from going and doing it to the next girlfriend? I promise you that wasn’t the first girlfriend that he did that to but he didn’t get punished for that one, either. He didn’t get punished for the first one and he didn’t get punished for that one and now he’s going to be televised on one of the largest broadcasts in the world, for one of the most popular sports in the world. Where the f**k is the punishment? What’s stopping him from doing it to every girl that comes into contact with him?”

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Jessica-Rose Clark Speaks Out Against Greg Hardy’s UFC Opportunity

Jessica Rose-Clark isn’t a fan of Greg Hardy’s developmental Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. Hardy is a controversial former NFL star. He played at the defensive end position for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys. Hard…

Jessica Rose-Clark isn’t a fan of Greg Hardy’s developmental Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. Hardy is a controversial former NFL star. He played at the defensive end position for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys. Hardy competed in his professional mixed martial arts debut on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Hardy knocked out Austen […]

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Dana White Gives Timetable For Greg Hardy’s Return

It appears as if Dana White is expecting a quick turnaround from Greg Hardy:

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Following his first professional victory, a vicious first-round knockout over Austen Lane, this past Tuesday (June 12, 2018) on the season two premiere of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, troubled former NFL star Greg Hardy was given a UFC contract, although White implied that it would be more of a developmental deal given Hardy’s lack of experience inside of the cage.

As far as what exactly that means, White recently said that he would like to see the 29-year-old return later this summer on another edition of his Contender Series:

“Obviously, he’s got a lot of raw talent, and he’s very powerful, and he looked damn good in his showing at the Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series,” White told TMZ Sports. “So, we signed him to a different type of deal, deals we’ve done with other people where you see some promise, and you give the athletes the opportunity to build themselves up, get better.

“In a perfect world, what I’d love to do is turn him around and (have him fight) again in the last fight of the Contender Series, the last fight of the season (in July),” he added.

Despite his early success in MMA, Hardy continuously receives a ton of criticism due to his dark past that involves legal issues pertaining to domestic violence. White, however, has argued that it’s very possible that Hardy has changed:

“This guy can become Mother Teresa and start healing the sick and doing all kinds of things, this is how he’s always gonna be looked at,” White said. “What I respect about the guy is he did something really bad and horrible. He went through everything you need to go though after you do something disgusting like that. Then he hit rock bottom, picked himself back up, started to work his way up to become not only a better human being but a better athlete.

“Everything that I see in the guy … he’s changed.”

Do you share White’s sentiment?

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Dana White Wants Greg Hardy to Return in Contender Series Finale

Dana White is hoping to see Greg Hardy back on the Tuesday Night Contender Series before this season ends. Hardy competed in the season opener against Austen Lane. While Hardy was the underdog due to a lack of professional experience, he ended up knock…

Dana White is hoping to see Greg Hardy back on the Tuesday Night Contender Series before this season ends. Hardy competed in the season opener against Austen Lane. While Hardy was the underdog due to a lack of professional experience, he ended up knocking out Lane in under one minute. White offered Hardy a developmental […]

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